Cookie Policy

In accordance with Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 (hereinafter “Privacy Code”) and with the Italian Data Protection Authority measure “Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies” of May 8, 2014, AZIENDA DI CURA, SOGGIORNO E TURISMO DI MERANO, based in Corso Libertà 45, I-39012 Merano (BZ) (hereafter also “Company”) provides you with the extended information notice relating to the cookies installed by (hereinafter “Website”).

What are cookies?

Cookies are data created by a server and stored in a text file on the hard disk of your computer, tablet or smartphone; they inform the Website of your use of the website and your behaviour patterns and preferences.

Cookies may be stored permanently on your device and have a variable duration (so-called persistent cookies) or may disappear when the browser is closed or have a limited lifespan (so-called session cookies).

Cookies can be installed by the website you are visiting (so-called first party cookies) or may be installed by other websites (so-called third party cookies).

Cookies used and purposes

The Website uses different kinds of cookies. Browsing cookies, a first party session cookies ensure users with a safe and efficient surfing and use of the Website (managing surfing session). Functionality cookies, a first party persistent cookies used to remember the users’ choices (language selection). Analytics cookies, used to collect information on the use of the Website (how many users visit the site, which pages are visited by users, how long to users spend on the Website etc…).

If the instruments mentioned below are operated by third parties, these may – in addition to what is specified here and without the Company knowledge – perform activities of tracking and treatment. For detailed information, we recommend you to read the privacy policy and cookie policy of the services listed.

Features of cookies used on the Website are described in the following table.

Managing preferences on cookies

You may finally object to cookies being recorded on your hard disk by setting your browser to disable cookies.

After doing so, however, certain web pages may not perform correctly.
You can find information about how to manage Cookies in your browser at web sites of distributors (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Windows Explorer).
In the case of services provided by third parties, you can also exercise your right to object to tracking inquiring through the privacy policy of the third party, via the link to opt-out if explicitly provided or contacting directly the third party.

Prior consent

Under current law, no consent is required from the user for the use of technical cookies to the extent strictly necessary to perform activities requested by the user as cookies essential for the operation of the site. Technical cookies that do not require express consent for their use include browsing or session cookies (needed to authenticate or complete a purchase) and analytics cookies, when used directly by the site manager to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users.