This page describes how cookies are used in all the websites belonging to e-Shark S.r.l. accessible through the following links:

What are cookies

A "cookie" is a text file saved on the user's computer when he accesses a website, with the purpose of providing information every time the user returns to the same website. It is a sort of reminder of the visited internet page. With the cookie, the web server sends information to the user's browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) stored on the computer of the latter, and will be re-read and updated each time the user returns to the site. Doing so, the website can automatically adapt to the user. During navigation, the user may receive on his terminal also cookies from different sites ("third party" cookies), set directly by the owners of the visited websites and used according to the procedures defined by them.

Depending on the cookies functions and purposes of use, they can be divided into technical and profiling cookies.

Technical cookies

Some cookies are used to perform computer authentication, monitoring sessions and storing specific information about users accessing a web page. These so-called technical cookies, are often useful to allow users to browse a website and use all of its features. Technical cookies are those whose use does not require the user's consent.

Analytics cookies also belong to this category. These are cookies that collect information about the activity of a user on a website and will allow to improve its functionalities. For example, the analytics cookies show which pages are most frequently visited, allowing you to check what are the recurrent patterns of use of a website and help to understand every difficulty that the user encounters when using it.

Profiling Cookies

On the other hand, other cookies can be used to monitor and profile users while browsing, to study their movements and habits of web browsing or consumption (what they buy, what they read, etc.), also for the purpose of sending targeted advertising or services. In this case, we refer to them as profiling cookies. The use of these cookies requires the prior acquisition of the free informed consent of the user pursuant the art. 7 of the 2016/679 EU Regulation.

Third-party cookies

It can also happen that a web page contains cookies from other sites and content in various elements hosted on the page itself, such as banner ads, images, videos, maps or specific links to web pages of other domains that reside on servers other than on which the requested page is located. In few words, these cookies are set directly by the owners of those external websites or servers. These are called third-party cookies, which are usually used for profiling purposes. The use of these cookies requires the prior acquisition of the free informed consent of the user.

Tipologie di cookie utilizzati dal nostro sito

The main purpose of the cookies installed by are technical, they are used to constantly improve the service, for authentication, for statistical purposes, such as the count of users’ visits to the site. The use of cookies is therefore strictly aimed at facilitating the functions of the server during the navigation of the Service.

The site also allows the sending of the following third-party cookies. These cookies are not tools of our ownership, so for more information you can access the information and their forms of consent acquisition, by clicking on the links.

To improve the website and understand which parts or elements are most appreciated by users, the third-party cookies of Google Analytics are used as an anonymous and aggregate analysis tool. These cookies are not tools of our ownership, for more information, therefore, you can consult the information provided by Google.

The pages of the website includes widgets and buttons for sharing content on Facebook and Google Plus, they allow the user to share the contents of the website on their social channels and to interact with our channels. These cookies are not tools of our ownership, but are created by Facebook and Google respectively when you use the respective widget or share button. To find out more, visit the following information pages: Facebook and Google.

Some web pages include YouTube video content into them. By visiting a page containing a video, or clicking to view the video, cookies from YouTube may be recalled. These cookies are not tools of our ownership. To learn more, visit the Google information page.

The website could use Facebook ADS programs managed by Facebook Inc., Google Adwords and Google Remarketing technology, managed by Google Inc. Also the conversion tracking function of Facebook ADS and AdWords uses cookies to help us keep track of sales and other conversions.

Cookies management

The user can manage their own cookie preferences through the settings of any browsers that allow you to delete / remove cookies (all or in part) or to change the settings of the browser in order to block the sending of cookies or to disable them just on specific websites.

Therefore it is possible to refuse the use of cookies, following the disabling procedure provided by your browser. Below are the methods proposed by the main browsers: Microsoft Windows Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Google Analytics by downloading a specific browser plug-in.

To get information about the cookies are stored on your terminal and to individually disable them, please refer to the link:

Plugin Social Network

The website also incorporates plugins and / or commands for social networks, in order to allow easy sharing of content on your favorite social networks. These plugins are programmed to not set any cookies when accessing the page and to safeguard the privacy of users. Only when the user effectively use those plugin, cookies provided by those social networks will be abled. Please note that if the user browses whilst being logged into those social network, then he has already consented to the use of cookies conveyed through this site at the time of registering into the social network.

The collection and use of the information obtained through the plugin are governed by the respective privacy policies of the social networks, to which reference is made.

- Facebook - (cookies information link)
- Twitter - (cookies information link)
- LinkedIn - (cookies information link)
- Google+ - (cookies information link)

This privacy policy may be subject to changes over time - also related to the possibility of new regulations, to the update or provision of new services or to technological innovations - for which the user / visitor is invited to consult this page periodically