Privacy Policy

Hereby, the article 13 of the Legislative Decree n. 196/2003 (also known as Privacy Code) and in compliance with the requirements of the Ruling 229/2014 of the Authority for the Protection of Personal Data, this document is here to point you out about characteristics and purposes of cookies used on this site and allow you to change your preferences for the receipt of these cookies. As the Data Controller, I have the right to change this policy at any time and any changes will take effect immediately.

What are cookies and what do cookies do?

Cookies are text files that sites visited by the user send to his terminal (usually the browser), where they are stored and subsequently read from the same sites at the next visit of the same user. During the navigation of a site, the user can get on to their terminal even cookies that are sent from different sites or web server (so-called “third party”), on which may reside some elements (such as, for example, images, maps, sounds, links to specific pages in other domains) on the same site that are visiting.

Cookies are used to give a more efficiently navigation and improve the user experience online and in particular are used for different purposes: execution of authentication information, monitoring sessions, storing information about specific configurations about users accessing the server, and so on.

What cookies are used on this site?

Throughout this site there are two distinct types of cookies: technical (or first-party) and third-party.

A. First-party cookies

These cookies are those that originate (or are sent) from the Web site you are viewing and they contain information about your preferences for that particular Web site (language, products in the shopping cart, etc.) and in some cases they are needed to use the site.

The first party cookies used on this site are:

  • PHPSESSID
  • clusterD
  • clusterBAK
  • qtrans_cookie_test
  • wp-settings-1
  • wp-settings-time-1
  • woocommerce_recently_viewed

If the user accepted the privacy policy there will be also the cookie:

  • viewed_cookie_policy

For the user who is logged in, there are also these cookies:

  • wordpress_84a9c35136ae9679bd214af4a4d67b15
  • wordpress_logged_in_84a9c35136ae9679bd214af4a4d67b15

where 84a9c35136ae9679bd214af4a4d67b15 is the md5 hash of the URL of this site (http://www.mauromascia.com) and are used by the site to recognize that the user is logged in.

Finally, for the user who adds products to the cart, there will be also the following cookies:

  • woocommerce_cart_hash
  • wommerce_items_in_cart
  • wp_woocommerce_session_84a9c35136ae9679bd214af4a4d67b15

For the installation of these cookies, by virtue of the provisions of the applicable laws on privacy and because they are not used for purposes other than those functional described above, it is not required your consent.

B. Third Party Cookies

Third-party cookies are cookies installed on your terminal by third parties and could be used to obtain information about the actions that you make on the site and then send the advertising relevant to your tastes. For this reason, the automatic installation of these cookies is disabled: to receive these cookies you must explicit your consent in the brief information box or in this page by clicking on the “I accept third-party cookies” button.
If you have already accepted third-party cookies, but you want to deny the use of them, you can click on the “Reject third-party cookies” button.

The third-party cookies on this web site are related to Disqus, the comment system used to post comments on posts and products on this site, which – if the third-party cookies are accepted – creates the following cookies:

  • disqus_unique
  • __jid
  • __utma
  • __utmb
  • __utmc
  • __utmt
  • __utmz

At this page https://help.disqus.com/customer/portal/articles/466235-use-of-cookies you can view the related policy.

With the following button you can change your consent to the installation of third-party cookies:


Note that denying consent, the Disqus comment system will not be active.

Support in the configuration of your browser

If you like, you can directly manage cookies through the settings of your browser. However, deleting the cookies from the browser might remove the preferences set for that reason it would be appropriate to visit this page periodically to review your preferences.

In the case of use of different devices (smartphone, tablet) you must be sure to configure each browser on each device according to your preferences for cookies.