Cookie policy

Use of Cookies on the www.althea-group.com website.

The term “Althea Group” refers to our entire business, including F2i Medtech S.p.A. and its direct or indirect subsidiaries. The website is owned by F2i Medtech S.p.A.

This Cookie Policy applies to this website operated by Althea Group and is intended to provide you with information about the technologies that enable this site to achieve the purposes described below.

These technologies allow the Data Controller to collect and save information (for example by using Cookies) or to use resources (for example by running a script) on the User’s device when the latter interacts with this Application.

For the sake of simplicity, these technologies are briefly referred to in this document as “Tracking Tools”, unless there is reason to differentiate.

Althea Group, which operates the site, also reserves the right to use similar systems to collect information about Visitors (User), such as IP address, type of web browser and operating system used and/or web pages visited, for statistical or security purposes only.

Althea Group is entitled to collect this information to track the use of the site and improve certain aspects.

This Application uses Tracking Tools operated directly by the Data Controller (commonly called “first party” Tracking Tools) and Tracking Tools that enable services provided by third parties (commonly called “third party” Tracking Tools).

Unless otherwise specified within this document, such third parties have access to their respective Tracking Tools.

Duration and expiry of Cookies and other similar Tracking Tools may vary depending on settings applied by the Data Controller or each third party provider. Some of them expire at the end of the User’s browsing session (session cookies).

Finally, please note that Users may obtain more detailed and updated information on the duration, as well as any other relevant information – such as the presence of other Tracking Tools – in the privacy policies of the respective third-party providers (via the links provided) or by contacting the Data Controller.

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on the User’s device when they visit a website, and are able to store browsing information for statistical or functional purposes in order to monitor the use of the site and improve the User’s experience.

If the User does not wish to have his/her terminal to be identified, s/he can set the browser on his/her computer to accept/reject/block Cookies or display a warning before a Cookie is stored, in order to decide whether to accept it or not.

The User can adjust the preset configuration and Cookies can be disabled by selecting the highest level of protection. Please note that some functions of our website may no longer function, or may not function properly, without (necessary) Cookies.

Cookies will not harm your computer. We do not store any personal data that can identify you in the cookies we generate, but we do use encrypted data collected from them to improve and ensure the highest quality of navigation on our website.

We provide this information as part of our policy to fully comply with all recent legislative requirements and to ensure our integrity and transparency in relation to your privacy when using our website.

Cookies can perform various functions, such as enabling you to efficiently browse the various pages, remember your preferences and, in general, improve the user experience on websites.Types of Cookies

  • Regarding their duration

Cookies can be divided into session or persistent cookies depending on their duration.

  • Session cookies:

These are temporary cookies that typically last until the Internet browser is closed. When the browser session ends, the cookie expires.

  • Persistent cookies

These are cookies that remain stored on the terminal until they expire or are deleted by the user. They are used, for example, to keep track of the User’s choices regarding Cookies.

  • Regarding their characteristics

Cookies can be:

  • Technical cookies

They are used to allow the correct functioning and use of our site. They are requie for the transmission of a communication over an electronic communication network and for the provision of the service requested by the User. Examples of technical cookies are session or browsing and functionality cookies. The User’s prior and informed consenti s not required for this type of cookie.

  • Analytical cookies

They are used to perform statistical analyses with the aim of improving the site and to monitor its proper functioning. They only collect information in anonymous form on Users’ activity in browsing the site. Cookies provided by third parties.

  • Profiling cookies

They are used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the User when browsing the site. For these types of cookies, the User’s consent must be obtained through the management of consent preferences.

  • Regarding their function and purpose

Cookies can be assigned to three categories, depending on their function and purpose.

  • Browsing cookies

These Cookies are essential in order to browse the website and use its features, such as accessing restricted areas of the website. Without these Cookies, the requested services cannot be provided.

Browsing cookies are used to store a unique identifier to manage and identify Users from all other visitors to the website at the same time and to provide the User with a consistent and accurate service.

  • Performance cookie

The use of Performance Cookies is limited to the performance and improvement of the functionality of the website. These Cookies collect information about how a Visitor (User) uses the website, such as the number of visits, average visit duration and pages visited. These Cookies do not collect information that can identify the Visitor. All information collected by these Cookies is aggregated in an anonymous form and is only used to improve the functionality of the website by enhancing the User experience.

  • Functional cookies

These cookies allow a website to store information that the user has already entered (such as user ID, language selection or user location), in order to offer the user improved and personalised features. Functional Cookies are also used to enable required functions such as video playback and to block or disable a certain (e.g. web analytics) persistent function (“opt-out cookies”).

All information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot track user behaviour on other websites.

Activities strictly necessary to ensure the operation of this Application and the provision of the Service

– Third-party tracking tools

Google Tag
Manager (Google Ireland Limited)
Personal data processed: Usage data and tracking tools
Place of processing: Ireland – Privacy Policy.

Other activities involving the use of Tracking Tools

– Enhancing the experience
Displaying content from external platforms
Font Awesome (Fonticons, Inc.)
Personal data processed: Usage data and tracking tools
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Displaying content from external platforms
Google Fonts (Google Ireland Limited)
Personal data processed: Usage data and tracking tools
Place of processing: Ireland – Privacy Policy.

– Measurement
Statistics
Google Analytics 4 (Google Ireland Limited)
Personal Data processed: city, Usage Data, browser information, device information, latitude (of city), longitude (of city), number of Users, session statistics and Tracking Tools.
Place of Processing: Ireland – Privacy PolicyOpt Out.

Cookie name

Default expiry date

Description

_ga

2 years

Used to distinguish users.

_ga_<container-id>

2 years

Used to maintain session status.

– Targeting and advertising
User database management
Pardot (Salesforce.com, inc.)

Personal Data Processed: Data disclosed while using the service, Usage Data, email, device information and Tracking Tools.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt out.

Users may opt-out of Oracle’s use of Tracking Tools for ad customisation by visiting the Salesforse Audience Studio opt-out page or by following the instructions provided by YourOnlineChoices and AdChoices.

Advertising
Pardot (Salesforce.com, inc.)

Personal Data Processed: Usage Data and Tracking Tools.
Place of Processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out.

Cookie Name

Deadline

all_user_segments

indefinite

cc

indefinite

e_*

indefinite

fp

indefinite

fp_id

indefinite

fp_salt

indefinite

geo

indefinite

iab_cs

indefinite

iab_gdpr

indefinite

iab_two_cs

indefinite

iab_two_gdpr

indefinite

kuid

indefinite

optout

indefinite

org_user_id

indefinite

rec

indefinite

rt_*

indefinite

segs*

indefinite

tech

indefinite

tmp_trust_cookie_attempt

indefinite

umr

indefinite

user

indefinite

user_segments

indefinite

How can I disable cookies?
 If you wish to change the settings on your computer to receive and store cookies, please refer to the detailed information on commonly used browsers:

Chrome
 – SafariMozilla Firefox
 – Microsoft Internet ExplorerMicrosoft Edge
 – Brave
 – Opera

Consequences of withholding consent

Please also note that some of the purposes for which Tracking Tools are used may require the User’s consent.

If consent is given, it can be freely revoked at any time by following the instructions in this document.

Users are free to decide whether or not to give consent. However, please note that the Tracking Tools allow this Application to provide a better experience and advanced functionalities to Users (in line with the purposes outlined in this document). Therefore, in the absence of the User’s consent, the Data Controller may not be able to provide the relevant functionalities.

Data Controller for the website www.althea-group.com

F2I MEDTECH SPA

Via Papa Giovanni XXXIII, 43

20090 Rodano (MI)

Tax code and VAT No.: 09909510969

Tel. +39 02 976791
E-mail: info@althea-group.com

PEC: altheagroupspa@pec.althea-group.com

Since the use of Third Party Tracking Tools on this Application cannot be fully controlled by the Data Controller, any specific reference to Third Party Tracking Tools is to be considered indicative only. To obtain complete information, Users are kindly invited to consult the privacy policy of the respective third party services listed in this document.

Given the objective complexity of identifying tracking technologies, Users are invited to contact the Controller should they wish to receive further information on the use of such technologies on this Application.

The cookie policy is constantly updated.