Cookies are small text files that websites send to the user's terminal
(computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) and which are stored before being
re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit by the same user.
Cookies are used for different purposes: execution of authentication
information, monitoring sessions, storing information about specific
configurations about users accessing the server, sending targeted
advertisements to the interests expressed by the user during navigation,
etc.. When visiting a site, a user can receive and store cookies that
have been sent to Web sites from different servers ("third parties") in
TYPES OF COOKIES
Based on the law regarding personal data protection a cookie can then be
divided into "technical", which does not require consent, and "profiling"
for promotional purposes, which requires the user's consent. It is
necessary to inform the user and receive their consent even for the use
of “third party” cookies.
This type of cookie is further subdivided into:
Navigation / session cookie. This cookie is fundamental to be able to
navigate the site using all its features, such as maintenance of the
session and access to restricted areas. It is necessary, because
otherwise it would not be possible to provide the services requested.
This cookie does not collect information to be used for commercial
Analytical-type cookie. This collects and analyzes information about the
site by visitors (page views, number of visits, time spent on the
website, etc.) in order to optimize management of the site. This cookie
does not collect information that can identify the user in any way.
Functional cookie. This allows browsing based on a set of selected
criteria (such as language) in order to provide the user with a better
browsing experience. The information gathered from this type of cookie
The website works best if technical cookies are activated. It remains
changing the settings on the browser used. It should be noted however
that if the cookies are disabled, some of the working functions of the
site might not be active.
Information regarding the user can be collected through cookies, which
can be used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences
shown by the same user when browsing the net (profile). Due to the
impact of such techniques regarding the privacy of the user, it is
necessary to have the user's consent (art. 122 of D.Lgs196 / 2003). When
cookies are used for such purposes, the site will show a specific
summary report (banner) that also contains an indication of the ways in
which you can express consent for the use of profiling cookies,
according to the provisions contained in the measure of the Data
Protection Commissioner "Finding simplified ways regarding information
Profiling data is stored for twelve months.
Third Party Cookies
Cookies can be installed from other sites when navigating on the
website, accessible from the site but managed by other parties (third-party).
In this case the owner of the site only acts as a technical intermediary
between the user and these sites.
DISABLING AND ELIMINATION OF COOKIES
The settings of the browser used for navigation by the end-user both
allow the cancellation and the possibility of avoiding the installation
of cookies on the electronic device used.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
1. Click on "Tools" at the top of the browser window and select
"Internet Options" and then click on the "Privacy" tab;
2. To activate cookies, the privacy level must be set to "Medium" or
3. Setting the level of privacy above "Medium" will disable the use of
1. Click on "Tools" at the top of the browser window and select "Options";
2. Select the "Privacy" icon;
3. Click on "Cookies", then select whether or not to "Accept cookies
from sites" and "Accept third party cookies";
1. Click the menu icon Chrome
2. Select Settings.
3. At the bottom of the page, click Show Advanced Settings.
4. In the "Privacy" section, click Content settings.
5. Enable or disable cookies:
- To enable cookies, select "Allow saving data locally" (recommended).
- To disable cookies, select "Block sites from setting any data."
6. Click Finish to save.
1. Click on "Cog" at the top of the browser window and select "Preferences";
2. Click on "Security" and choose the option "Block third-party cookies
3. Click on "Save".
To learn more about cookies and how to manage or disable third parties
or marketing / retargeting cookies, you can visit specific sites such as
COOKIES USED BY THE SITE
The site uses:
Navigation / session cookies
Analytical type cookies
Own profiling Cookies
Third Party Cookies
The site can use some services from different vendors (Google Inc.,
Facebook Inc. and other Social Media and Sharing Networks such as
Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Yelp, ShareThis, etc.) which can in turn
install technical / or profiling cookies. If you wish to have
information about these third party cookies and how to disable them
selectively you can do so by accessing the page
Note: Unless there are other settings on your browser, continuing with
navigation means consent in the use of these cookies. When closing the
concise information (banner), consent will be recorded in a technical
cookie which lasts one year.
DATA PROTECTION REGULATION) EU 2016/679.
Under Article 13-14 of the European "Privacy" Regulation (GDPR) we wish
to inform you that the Owner of this site (indicated at the bottom of
the site) is the owner himself of the processing of personal data
collected automatically or received by e-mail (hereinafter "Owner").
According to the regulation, the processing of data sent to the owner of
the site is based on principles of maximum correctness, lawfulness,
transparency and protection of your privacy and your rights.
In a clear, simple and transparent way we are happy to remind you that:
1. this site automatically collects technical data necessary for
identity of persons and companies who may be voluntarily sent for the
use of services or simple requests for information;
2. the processing of such data is done through digital or paper-based
automated tools, in accordance with the purposes indicated, exclusively
for the purposes required, in compliance with the confidentiality
requirements and the most appropriate security measures, as indicated in
the Privacy Code;
3. the provision of data is necessary and essential to pursue the
aforementioned purposes and will not be communicated or disseminated to
4. the data provided will be kept for a period strictly necessary for
the pursuit of the aforementioned purposes at the indicated locations,
on digital or paper supports, in premises appropriately protected from
access by unknown persons or non-staff, with the purpose of avoiding any
type of unauthorized use, tampering, withdrawal and distraction for uses
other than those for which they were conferred to the Owner;
5. in your capacity as data subject, the exercise of the rights
mentioned in the European "Privacy" Regulation (GDPR) is guaranteed and
- the right to obtain from the Data Controller confirmation of the
existence of your personal data and its communication,
- the right to know the technical methods of conservation and the
procedure of the treatment,
- the right to request updating and integration of the data at any time,
- the right to request its cancellation,
- the right to completely oppose its treatment,
- the right to data portability, that is, the ability to transfer data
held by one Owner to another.
These rights and those further mentioned by the regulations in force may
be exercised by contacting the Data Controller at any time in writing at
the address indicated on the website.
If the rights mentioned are considered violated or obstructed, it is
possible to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority.
Convinced that we have provided you with the clearest, simplest and most
transparent information regarding the behavior adopted when processing
the data received, we wish you a smooth and comprehensive navigation of
our web pages and ask you not to hesitate to contact us for information
or any other need, in full respect of your privacy.
Best regards, the Owner.
DITTA LUIGI COSI
• MOSTRA PERMANENTE: P.za Umberto I°, 18
50068 Rufina (Firenze) - Tel.: (+39) 339.1679399
• LABORATORIO: Via di Rosano, 21
50065 Pontassieve (Firenze) - Tel.: (+39) 055.8369832
• UFFICIO: Via Chiantigiana, 329b - Loc. Grassina
50012 Bagno a Ripoli (Firenze) - Tel.: (+39) 339.1679399
• UFFICIO: Via della Resistenza, 17
50063 Figline Valdarno (Firenze) - Tel.: (+39) 339.1679399
• UFFICIO / MAGAZZINI: zone Le Cure / Careggi, Firenze
Tel.: (+39) 339.1679399
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