further information on what we do (and what we do not do) with your personal data and on how important the
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on the user's device. Cookies are very common and
allows a website operator to know whether a device (and probably its user) has visited the website before. In general,
cookies are used to improve a website’s operation and the user’s experience when using it, although cookies
may also enable the receipt of marketing communications (as specified below).
On this website, with the
user's consent, also technologies that allow "cross-device" tracking, i.e., allowing to analyze the user’s
activities performed through different devices (e.g., computers and smartphones), may be used.
For more information
on what cookies are and how they work, please visit the website
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First-party and third-party cookies
The difference between a first-party cookie and a third-party cookie concerns the control by the party that sends the
cookie. First-party cookies are cookies that belongs to the site that created them. We also allow third parties to
send cookies to your device. Although we allow third parties to access the website to send cookies to the
user’s device, we do not control the information provided by the cookies and do not have access to such data.
This information is controlled entirely by the third party.
- Technical and aggregated analytics:
Technical cookies help us to make a website useful by
enabling basic functions such as page navigation, setting privacy preferences and accessing or filling in forms.
The website may not function correctly without technical cookies. Aggregated analytics cookies enable us to
count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They also
help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and to see how visitors move around the site.
Analyses performed on visits never present information from which your identity can be
Visitor analytics never present information from which your identity can be
Cookies with the following characteristics are considered aggregated analytics cookies:
- cookies used by Mapei only to generate aggregated statistics in relation to a single website;
- third-party cookies with the following characteristics:
- masking of the fourth component of the IP address;
- abstention of third parties from combining such analytical cookies with other processing (for
customer files or statistics of visits to other websites), or from transmitting them to third
Your consent is not required for the use of such cookies.
Our website may send session and persistent cookies on your device. The difference
between a session cookie and a persistent cookie is the different length of time for which a cookie
Session cookies are cookies that typically last until you close your internet browser. When you end
your browser session, the cookie expires.
Persistent cookies remain on
your device until the expiry date set on them. This allows for a faster and easier access to our website. For example,
one persistent cookie that a website can read from your device is the shopping cart identification. After the cookie has
been sent, it may allow you to find the products you have put in the shopping cart again on the occasion of your future
visits to the website.
Cookies on the website
Our site may send you cookies and similar technologies in different ways and for the
- simplify your use of our website and services;
- monitor, analyse and improve the operation and efficiency of our website and services;
- provide advanced features and personalisation, which allow a better browsing experience;
- detect your interests and show you information and contents in line with the detected needs, also by allowing
you to share our content on social media websites.
technologies. Therefore, in this section we have specified the types of cookies used by our website.
How to control cookies through the browser
Many cookies used on our website and by e-mail can be enabled or disabled via the consent tool or by disabling cookies via your browser settings. You can find more information on how to manage cookies via the main browsers settings at the following links:
Please note that disabling a cookie or a cookie category does not cause the deletion of cookies previously recorded by your browser, unless the deletion action is completed manually through the browser functionality. Notwithstanding the above, the user may use the Your Online Choices (site in English) service. This service allows users to select their tracking preferences for most advertising tools. Users are therefore recommended to take advantage of this possibility in addition to the information provided in this document.
For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Data may be transferred outside the European Economic Area if this is necessary for the operation of the website. In such a case, the recipients of the data will be subject to protection and security obligations equivalent to those guaranteed by the Data Controller and the regulatory instruments provided by Title V of the GDPR will be used. In any case, only the data necessary for the pursuit of the intended purposes will be communicated and the guarantees applicable to data transfers to third countries will be applied, where required.