Cookie Policy

Last Update: March 2022

 

What Are Cookies

The website www.lombardialifesciences.it uses cookies. Cookies are text files containing strings of letters and numbers that can be placed on the user’s device by websites they visit (“first-party” cookies) or by third-party sites (“third-party cookies”). When the user visits the website again, cookies are sent back to such sites. Cookies are intended to streamline the analysis of web traffic or to indicate when a specific site or a part of it is being visited, to differentiate the site visitors to provide them with customized contents, and to help administrators to improve the website and the browsing experience.
By way of cookies, we cannot access other information stored in your device, although this is where cookies are downloaded. Cookies cannot upload any codes whatsoever, deliver viruses or malwares and are not harmful to the host device.
Below you can find all information about cookies installed through this website, and all the necessary information about how to manage your cookie preferences.

 

User Consent

Users accessing any page of www.lombardialifesciences.it for the first time will be displayed a brief notice on the use of cookies.
Through the selection tools made available, the user can give his/her consent to the use of cookies by selecting or clearing the categories of cookies to be authorized, in order to make use of the possibilities that they offer while browsing.
By clicking on the “Accept all” button, the user accepts the use of cookies on this site according to procedures set forth herein. By clicking on “Accept only essential cookies”, the user will reject the use of cookies other than those technical and strictly necessary for the website to work properly. Finally, clicking on “Customize choices”, the user can access the selection of non-essential cookies to consent to.
The website remembers the choice made by the user for 6 months (except where there is a justified exception) on the device used and therefore the brief information will not be displayed again during following connections from the same device. However, the user can always withdraw, in whole or in part, the consent already given, as explained under paragraph “If you do not want to receive cookies, please change your choices or set up your browser”. 
If you experience technical problems related to the consent, please contact us through the appropriate channels established by this website to allow us to provide the most suitable assistance.

 

Types of Cookies We Use

The use of cookies by this website Owner, Cluster Lombardo Scienze della vita, with registered office in Milano, Via Pantano, 9 is included in the Privacy Policy; for all information required by Articles 13 and 14 of the Regulation EU 679/2016 click here.

When browsing on this website you may receive both cookies from this website, so-called first-party cookies, and third-party cookies, that may set cookies on your devices on our behalf in order to provide their services.
To allow the browsing on our site and the provision of our services, we use the so-called persistent cookies (i.e. cookies that remain in the memory until they are manually deleted by the user, or for which there is a long-term expiration date) and the so-called session cookies, which are not permanently stored on the host computer and are automatically removed by closing the browser.
The different types of cookies – with specific functions – that we use can be classified as:

TYPES OF COOKIES

PURPOSE

Strictly essential

 

They are essential for the proper function of our website and enable the user to navigate and display the contents. Their possible deactivation would result in malfunctions of the website.

Consent

This cookie keeps track of the consent already given by the user on the use of cookies, in order not to repeat – at subsequent visits – the brief information on cookies and the consent request.

 

Functionality

They allow the user to make the most of the peculiarities of the site and benefit from a more comfortable navigation. If these cookies are enabled, the navigation on the site works in an ideal way; users can anyway choose not to allow the activation of these cookies on the device. In general, for example, such cookies store the language of the contents the user previously set, the selected layout or (for a limited period of time) also store the items in the shopping cart if the user closes the session before the purchase is finalized.

Analytics

They are used to collect information on how users browse our website. This information is analysed for statistical purposes. They are not required, but they are a major help for us because they allow us to improve our contents and services according to the specifications that derive from the statistical analysis. If these cookies are enabled, the navigation on the site works in an ideal way; users can anyway choose not to allow the activation of these cookies on the device.

Marketing

They are used, through correlation of browsing, to create users’ profiles in order to optimize contents and ad campaigns on the site and/or other websites and/or on main social networks and to check their effectiveness. If these cookies are enabled, the navigation on the site works in an ideal way; users can anyway choose not to allow the activation of these cookies on the device. They enable the user to use all site features and enjoy the best performing experience by interacting with the most notable social networks. If these cookies are enabled, the navigation on the site works in an ideal way; users can anyway choose not to allow the activation of these cookies on the device.

 

Measurement Cookies (statistical, third-party)     

www.lombardialifesciences.it uses Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis tool that uses cookies to collect and analyse aggregated information on the browsing history of the users. Neither Cluster Lombardo Scienze della vita nor Google associate your IP address with other data held by them to identify the user directly. In addition, for the utmost protection of its users’ confidentiality, the “_anonymizelp” option is applied to force the system to anonymise the last 8 digits of the user’s IP address in Google Analytics. In this way the full IP address is never written on disk, making the data analysed anonymous (for further technical specifications please see the page of the Google support site here).
The information collected is processed by Google Analytics in order to produce reports for the administrators of www.lombardialifesciences.it who use them to verify the proper functioning of the services and, where applicable, the approval rate of the contents offered.
If you want to disable statistical cookies thus preventing Google Analytics from collecting data on your browsing, you can download the appropriate component here.

 

Targeting and advertising (tracking, third-party)

www.lombardialifesciences.it uses analytical tools that enables to measure the effectiveness of ad campaigns made and to show the most interesting ads to the website users, on this site or on other sites or on main social networks, according to browsing activities. If a social network user visits this website while logged into his/her account, this information may be associated with the account. Also, some of these cookies, related to the same third party, is used for the same purposes. They are set to enable the user to share our contents with his/her contacts (e.g. these services can correspond to Facebook “Like” or Twitter “Retweet” buttons). They can monitor the user’s browser in other sites and create a profile of his/her interests. This may have an impact on the content and messages viewed in other sites visited by the user. By rejecting these cookies, you cannot use or view these sharing instruments.

 

If you do not want to receive cookies, please change your choices or set up your browser

If the user wants to change the options concerning consent to cookies, he/she can reopen the preference selection panel at any time through the dedicated link “Manage consent” in the website footer.
Alternatively, you can always set up your browser to block the cookies you receive. By disabling cookies, however, the site or some of its features may not work properly. To modify the use of cookies, to block or delete them on the device, simply enter the browser settings. Most browsers provide the ability to accept or reject all cookies or accept only some cookies (for example, from specific sites).
Settings of cookies may be different in each browser, even though the steps are very similar. For more details on the procedure, visit www.aboutcookies.org or see the “Help” section of your browser.
Find out more about cookies and how to manage your preferences on third-party cookies by clicking here: www.youronlinechoices.com.

 

Details of cookies used

WordPress

Functional

Usage

We use WordPress for website development. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Functional

Name
Expiration
session
Function
Read if cookies can be placed
Name
Expiration
persistent
Function
Store logged in users
Name
Expiration
session
Function
Store language settings

WPML

Functional

Usage

We use WPML for locale management. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Functional

Name
Expiration
1 day
Function
Store language settings

Google Analytics

Statistics

Usage

We use Google Analytics for website statistics. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Analytics Privacy Statement.

Statistics

Name
Expiration
2 years
Function
Store and count pageviews
Name
Expiration
1 day
Function
Store and count pageviews
Name
Expiration
1 minute
Function
Store a unique user ID

Wordfence

Functional

Usage

We use Wordfence for website security. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Wordfence Privacy Statement.

Functional

Name
Expiration
1 day
Function
Read to determine if the user is logged in

Google Maps

Marketing/Tracking

Usage

We use Google Maps for maps display. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Maps Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
Expiration
expires immediately
Function
Read user IP address

YouTube

Marketing/Tracking, Functional

Usage

We use YouTube for video display. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the YouTube Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
Expiration
session
Function
Store location data
Name
Expiration
session
Function
Store and track interaction
Name
Expiration
8 months
Function
Store user preferences

Functional

Name
Expiration
6 months
Function
Provide bandwidth estimations

Twitter

Functional, Marketing/Tracking

Usage

We use Twitter for display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Twitter Privacy Statement.

Functional

Name
Expiration
persistent
Function
Provide load balancing functionality

Marketing/Tracking

Name
Expiration
persistent
Function
Store if the user has seen embedded content

Complianz

Functional

Usage

We use Complianz for cookie consent management. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties. For more information, please read the Complianz Privacy Statement.

Functional

Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store if the cookie banner has been dismissed
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store accepted cookie policy ID
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Determine which cookie banner to show
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences

Miscellaneous

Purpose pending investigation

Usage

Sharing data

Sharing of data is pending investigation

Purpose pending investigation

Name
Expiration
Function
Name
Expiration
Function

 

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Relevant Regulatory Framework

– Directive 2002/58/EC as subsequently amended and supplemented, as implemented in national law by Article 122 of the Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003 (“Privacy Code”)

– General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) EU 2016/679

– “Guidelines 05/2020 on consent under regulation 2016/679” of 4 May 2020 of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)

– Decision of 8 May 2014 issued by the Italian Data Protection Authority “Simplified arrangements to provide information and obtain consent regarding cookies”

– “Guidelines on the use of cookies and other tracking tools” of 10 June 2021 of the Italian Data Protection Authority