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We will start with a general explanation on how tracking tools (also known as "cookies") work, the current classification of tracking tools and how to manage cookies on your browser. After this introductory explanations you can find a general explanation on which category of cookies are used by Waveful and then an in-depth list of the cookies used by Waveful.
So let's start...
The tracking tools ("Tracking Tools") are divided into two main categories:
Cookies ("Cookies") are small text strings - which may include personal data (e.g. IP address, username, e-mail address, etc.) and technical information (e.g. language settings, device type) - that web servers send to the user's terminal (personal computer or mobile device such as tablet or smartphone), where they are stored (e.g. in the browser's memory), and then incorporated in any subsequent HTTP request resent.
There are also other tracking tools (e.g. the so-called "Fingerprinting", "Pixel Tag" etc.) which, while based on a different technology, share similar purposes with Cookies and achieve the same results (the "Other Tracking Tools"). These tools, unlike Cookies, do not store information within the user's device and are not directly removable by the user himself through the browser settings; it is therefore necessary that the user exercises the right to revoke the authorization for their use through the features made available on the website by the Controller to review his choices.
Type of tool
The User is informed that he can authorize, block or delete (in whole or in part) Cookies through the specific settings of his browser or through additional third-party components.
However, disabling the Website's Technical Cookies may mean that some of the Website's services or features will not be available or may not work properly (e.g. the Website may require the User to enter some data or information each time the Website is accessed).
Cookies with technical purposes ("Technical Cookies") allow easy use of this Website and easier retrieval of information, simplifying the connection and transmission of data between the user and the server.
They are defined by the Provision of 8 May 2014 of the Privacy Supervisor Authority, as those used for the sole purpose of "carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the supplier in order to provide a service requested by the subscriber or user" (see Article 122, paragraph 1, of the Privacy Code).
This Website uses some Technical Cookies in order to ensure the proper operation of the Website (e.g. by allowing access to restricted areas without the need to login each time) or to customize the user experience.
Without the use of these Cookies, some of the Website's services may not be accessible, displayed correctly or may be provided in a non-optimal manner.
The so-called Third Party Analytical Cookies (e.g. Google Analytics) are considered as Technical Cookies when used directly by the Controller to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the Website.
The prior consent of the user is not required for the installation of Technical Cookies.
In any case, the User is informed that the installation of these Technical Cookies can be blocked through the browser settings (see the "Management of cookies on different browsers" section of this policy).
However, the preventive blocking and/or removal of some Technical Cookies may make the browsing experience less satisfactory and, in some cases, may block some of the Website's services.
These are tools used to trace certain, specific and recurring behaviours or activities in the use of the services of the Website by certain subjects, in order to associate the different profiles to homogeneous groupings. This is helpful to optimize and customize the services offered and/or send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the User when browsing the web.
The user's consent is always required for the installation of these Cookies.