WHAT IS A COOKIE?
In addition to the navigation data, our web site, our mobile applications, social media and other online services can use “cookies”. Cookies are unique identifiers, usually composed of small strings of text or code. As a rule, cookies are stored on the user’s device or browser and send certain information to the party that sent the cookie.
Cookies and other similar technologies are used to make the User’s browsing on the Web site even more engaging and allow you to know the number of visitors to the Site, the frequency of visits and how visitors use the Site, to update Appropriately content, improve navigation, send advertising information, and enhance security conditions.
WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE AND FOR WHAT PURPOSES?
We use the following categories of cookies on our Website:
From the first login these cookies allow the Website to work properly and allow the user to view the content on her device recognizing the language and country from which she chooses to connect. If the user is already registered, the navigation cookies will allow him to recognize it, allowing him to access the services of the dedicated areas. Navigation cookies are defined as “technical” and are required for the operation of the Site.
These cookies allow the Site to recognize the User in case of subsequent access so that they do not have to re-enter the data at each visit (eg, ‘I’ll recognize it the next time’). If the user has added articles in the “Shopping Bag” section and has subsequently closed the session without completing the purchase and without deleting them, these cookies will allow the user to continue shopping the next time that he accesses the Site (within a period Limited) finding the selected items. Functional cookies are not essential to the operation of the site, but improve the quality and experience of navigation.
Marketing and profiling cookies
These cookies are designed to create user profiles in order to send you commercial messages that meet your preferences during the visit or to enhance your navigation experience. These cookies are useful to show you the products of your interest or similar to those you have displayed and rely on the user’s browsing history. The Site uses some third party services that, quite independently, install their own cookies. Third party cookies are those sent by third parties of our trust. These cookies allow us to offer you our commercial proposal on other affiliate websites (retargeting). With regard to third-party cookies, information about installed cookies is provided directly by third-party companies as described in the respective privacy policies listed below. Marketing and profiling cookies are not necessary for browsing the Website.
Social Network cookie
These cookies are required to allow the user’s social account to interact with our website. Their utility is, for example, to give the User its appreciation and to share it with your social friends. Use of third-party data through social network plug-ins is solely determined by third parties. Social networking cookies are not required for browsing the Website.
HOW CAN I DISABLE COOKIES AND MANAGE MY PREFERENCES?
Most popular browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can manually configure your browser to not accept cookies.
Below is the path to follow to manage cookies from the following browsers:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
To find out about third-party cookies, see the web addresses of the various information and how to manage cookies:
For cookies collected through social network plug-ins:
Facebook informativa: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Twitter informativa: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514
Cookies are used in each section of our Site and other online services and platforms. Their deactivation may therefore prevent the User from using certain Platform sections of the Website and the above-mentioned platforms.
This website collects some Personal Data of its Users.
Sordi Swiss SA
Email address of the Data Controller: email@example.com
Terms and Conditions
The following rules and conditions apply to all users of this website. By accessing this site, the visitor confirms that they have read, understood, and accepted the following terms and conditions of use. sordiswiss.ch, hereinafter referred to as the “owner,” reserves the right to change these conditions at any time and at its discretion. We recommend regularly checking that you are reading the most recent version of this page. In the event of a breach of one or more of the following rules, the owner reserves the right to use any means allowed by law to pursue such violations.
These rules apply now and in the future to every visitor.
Ownership of the website, trademarks, and copyright All material available on the website, unless otherwise indicated, is subject to copyright in favor of the owner. The owner reserves all rights related to copyright and ownership of trademarks for all material on the site and will enforce them to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws. No element on the Site may be construed as granting permission or the right to use images, trademarks, service marks, or logos. Third-party trademarks may be represented as examples of work or for other purposes; such trademarks belong to their respective owners.
Downloading, copying, or printing individual pages and/or parts of the Site is allowed exclusively for personal use and does not entail the transfer to you of any rights to the software or material on the Site. In the case of total or partial reproduction of material in any form, written or electronic, explicit attribution to the owner must be made, and in any case, any reproduction, republication, or distribution of this material requires the explicit consent of the owner.
Information and graphics contained on the website are the exclusive property of:
Sordi Swiss SA
Disclaimer of warranties. Exclusion of liability. The information contained on the site is provided “as is,” “as available.” The owner does not guarantee in any way that access to the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that viruses or other harmful components will not be transmitted during your use of the site. Therefore, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws and/or regulations, the owner disclaims any explicit, legal, or implied liability regarding the site and the results obtained through the use of the site and its content, including, but not limited to, all warranties of merchantability, conformity, suitability for a particular purpose, or use according to applicable laws and/or regulations in any jurisdiction.
The owner makes no commitment or warranty regarding the accuracy, timeliness, adequacy, completeness, or availability of the site or the information contained therein, or the results obtained through its use. In no event, and under no interpretation of applicable laws and/or regulations, may the owner be held liable to anyone for damages arising from extra-contractual, contractual, specific, or other liability related to access or use or the inability to access or use the site or any action taken or not taken, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential in nature, including damages for lost profits or missed opportunities, or any claims or demands by third parties, even if the owner is aware of or has reason to be aware of the possibility of such damages, claims, or demands.
Links to other websites or content from other providers Activating some links (“links”) on the Site may take you out of it. These links, addresses, or hyperlinks (“hyperlinks”) are provided for your convenience and information only. The owner has not reviewed the websites referred to on the Site or linked to it, or the websites that provide links to the Site, and assumes no responsibility for their content, products or services offered, or any other offer. The use of links on the Site to websites not controlled by the owner is at your sole risk, and the owner assumes no responsibility for any consequences that may result from this.
Abuse of the Site
As a visitor or user of the site, you declare and certify to the owner that you will not use the site for any purpose prohibited by law or present in these conditions. You guarantee that you will not use the site in any way that may harm, afflict, or compromise the owner and/or its image. Furthermore, you certify that you will not attempt to obtain information or material, unless intentionally and explicitly made available or provided through the Site.
Submission of Information Where invited to submit personal information (email address, name, last name, postal address), the provision of such information is purely voluntary. The owner expressly states that it will not transmit such information to third parties.
Persons under the age of 18 If the user is a person under the age of 18, they must obtain the permission of their parents or legal guardian before contacting the owner, sending emails, or asking the owner to contact them, sending information, or submitting personal information.
Competent forum and jurisdiction The user of the site certifies and agrees that all aspects related to the use of the Site are governed by Swiss law, prevailing over any conflict with other jurisdictions. All obligations are governed by Swiss law. The competent forum is exclusively that of Lugano.
Types of Data Collected
Among the Personal Data collected by this website, independently or through third parties, are Cookies and Usage Data.
Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this Website, compiling reports, and sharing them with other Google services. Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads on its advertising network. This Google Analytics integration anonymizes your IP address. The anonymization works by shortening the IP address of Users within the borders of member states of the European Union or in other countries adhering to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the IP address be sent to Google’s servers and shortened within the United States.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
The Site may contain links to other websites that have their own privacy policies, which may differ from that adopted by sordiswiss.ch, and therefore sordiswiss.ch is not responsible for these sites.
In detail, our cookies allow us to:
- Store entered preferences.
- Avoid re-entering the same information multiple times during the visit, such as username and password.
- Analyze the use of services and content provided by sordiswiss.ch to optimize the browsing experience and services offered.
Types of Cookies
This type of cookie ensures the proper functioning of certain sections of the website. They can be divided into two categories: persistent and session cookies:
- Persistent: They are not destroyed when the browser is closed but remain until a preset expiration date.
- Session: They are destroyed every time the browser is closed.
These cookies, always sent from our domain, are necessary to view the website correctly and in relation to the technical services offered; they will therefore always be used and sent unless the User changes the settings in their browser (thus affecting the display of the website pages).
Cookies in this category are used to collect information about the use of the website. Sordiswiss.ch will use this information for anonymous statistical analysis in order to improve the use of the website and make the content more interesting and relevant to the users’ wishes. This type of cookie collects data anonymously about user activity and how they arrived at the website. Analytical cookies are sent by the website itself or by third-party domains.
These cookies are used to collect information about the anonymous use of the website by users, such as pages visited, time spent on the website, traffic sources, geographical origin, age, gender, and interests for marketing campaigns. These cookies are sent by third-party domains external to the website.
Cookies for Integrating Third-Party Software and Functions
This type of cookie integrates functions developed by third parties within the pages of the website, such as icons and preferences expressed in social networks for sharing website content or using third-party software services (such as software for generating maps and additional software that offer additional services). These cookies are sent by third-party domains and partner sites that offer their features among the pages of the website.
These are cookies necessary to create user profiles in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user within the website pages.
For all other types of cookies, the consent can be expressed by the User with one or more of the following methods:
- Through specific configurations of the browser used or the related computer programs used to navigate the pages that make up the website.
- By changing settings in the use of third-party services.
Both of these solutions may prevent the User from using or viewing parts of the website.
Websites and Third-Party Services
Google Analytics with IP anonymization (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this website, compiling reports, and sharing them with other Google services. Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its advertising network. This integration of Google Analytics makes your IP address anonymous. The anonymization works by shortening the IP address of Users within the borders of the member states of the European Union or in other countries participating in the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the IP address be sent to Google servers and shortened within the United States.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
The website may contain links to other websites that have their own privacy policies, which may differ from those adopted by sordiswiss.ch, and therefore, sordiswiss.ch is not responsible for these sites.
The _gat cookie is part of the Google Analytics analysis and monitoring service. It is a cookie that expires after 10 minutes from its creation or update. It is used to limit the number of requests from analysis scripts in order to consider the user’s visits as unique.
How to Disable Cookies through Browser Configuration
If you want to learn more about how your browser stores cookies during your navigation, we invite you to follow these links on the websites of the respective providers:
- Mozilla Firefox: Managing Cookies
- Google Chrome: Manage Cookies
- Internet Explorer: Block or Allow Cookies
- Safari 6/7 Mavericks: Manage Cookies
- Safari 8 Yosemite: Manage Cookies
- Safari on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch: Manage Cookies
If your browser is not listed in this list, you can request more information by sending an email to the administration address of your browser.
Failure to provide certain Personal Data by the User may prevent this website from providing its services.
The User assumes responsibility for Personal Data belonging to third parties published or shared through this website and declares that they have the right to communicate or disseminate them, freeing the Owner from any liability to third parties.
The Owner processes the Personal Data of Users by adopting appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or destruction of Personal Data. Processing is carried out using IT and/or telematic tools, with organizational methods and logic strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain categories of persons involved in the organization of the site (administrative, commercial, marketing, legal, system administrators) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, postal couriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies) also appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. An updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.
The Data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating offices and in any other place where the parties involved in the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.
The Data is processed for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User or required by the purposes described in this document, and the User can always request the interruption of the Treatment or the cancellation of the Data.
Purposes of Data Processing
The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services (responding to information or appointment requests via email), as well as for the following purposes: Contacting the User.
The types of Personal Data used for each purpose are indicated in the specific sections of this document.
Details on the Processing of Personal Data
Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:
- Contacting the User
- Mailing List or Newsletter
Additional Information about Data Processing
The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller in court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from its improper use or that of related services by the User. The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.
System Logs and Maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third-party services it uses may collect system logs, which are files that record interactions and may also contain Personal Data, such as the User’s IP address.
Information Not Contained in this Policy
More information concerning the processing of Personal Data may be requested at any time from the Data Controller using the contact information.
Users whose Personal Data is processed have the right to:
- Find out if their Personal Data has been stored and can request information about its content and origin, verification of its accuracy, or request its integration, updating, or correction.
- Request the deletion, transformation into anonymous form, or blocking of Personal Data processed in violation of the law, as well as to oppose, in any case, their processing for legitimate reasons.
- Users may exercise these rights at any time by contacting the Data Controller.
This website does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.
Definitions and Legal References
Personal Data (or Data)
Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, directly or indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.
Information collected automatically through this website (or third-party services employed in this website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.
The individual using this website, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.
The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.
Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)
Data Controller (or Owner)
The natural person, legal person, public administration, or any other body, association, or organization that is competent, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this website.
The hardware or software tool by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.
Small piece of data stored in the User’s device.
This privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.
Last Updated: September 10, 2023