BRIEFING NOTE ON TECHNICAL AND SESSION COOKIES
pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003
This information is provided only for that site and all sites and subdomains whose second-level domain is HPH-IRC.com and not for other Web sites accessed via links.
Users who browse HPH-IRC.com will see minimum amount of information in terminals that they use, whether desktop computer, notebook or mobile devices, in small text files called "cookies" stored in the directories used by their Web Browser.
There are various types of cookies, some to make more effective use of the Site and to improve the browsing experience of the User, others to enable other specific functionalities.
You can find more information about cookies at the following URL:
Types of cookies used by HPH-IRC.com
This type of cookie allows the proper operation of certain sections of the Site.
This site uses only technical cookies, that is, those used for the sole purpose of “carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or User to provide the service” (ref. art. 122, paragraph 1, of the Code).
They are not used for other purposes and are usually installed by the owner or operator of the website.
They can be divided into browsing or session cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website;
•analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies, used directly by the site operator or by third parties to collect aggregate information about the number of users and how they visit the site;
•functional cookies, that allow the user browsing depending on a set of selected criteria (for example, language) in order to improve the service offered to the User itself.
For the installation of these cookies the prior consent of the users is not required, while remains, using only such devices, the obligation to provide the information pursuant to art. 13 of the Code, and the operator of the site may provide it in the manner it deems most appropriate.
The acquisition and processing of the data arising from the use of technical cookies is required for the consultation of the Site.
In case of opposition, the User will not be able to completely and correctly view the Site.
Excluding technical cookies, the general rule for “The storage of information in the terminal equipment of a contractor or a user or access to information already stored” remains that of the prior informed consent of the User (opt-in).
This means that all cookies that are not classified as “technical”, which are also the most critical from the point of view of protecting the privacy of users, as for example those used for profiling and marketing, can not be installed on the terminals of Users themselves if these have not been adequately informed before and did not provide valid consent.
Identification of the Cookies used by HPH-IRC.com
How to manage cookies through browser configuration
Following are the pages of browsers producers that explain in detail how to handle your privacy and tracking preferences based on the type of browser used by User:
•Safari 6/7 (Mavericks):
•Safari 8 (Yosemite)
•Safari iOS (mobile)