(version 1.0 dated 2 June 2015)
Dear Visitor (hereinafter, “You” or the ‘”User”),
This Internet website (www.gcl-holding.lu) (hereinafter, the “Website”) is owned by the company GCL Holdings S.C.A., having its registered office in 11-13 Boulevard de la Foire – L-1528 Luxembourg, VAT No. and Fiscal Code No. LU23063738 (hereinafter, “We” or the “Company”)
Since our Website uses the so called cookies for several purposes, we hereby aim at explaining to You what cookies are and how they are used on the Website.
Certain cookies (the so called proprium cookies or first part cookies) are conveyed and controlled by us directly. The Company collects and processes your personal data by means of these cookies. We hereby explains to You how We collect such data, for which purposes and what your rights are.
To the contrary, other cookies (the so called third parties cookies) are conveyed and controlled by third parties. This policy includes links to the policies published by such third parties. We hereby invite you to read such policies carefully.
What cookies are and what they are for
The cookies are small text files that the websites visited by a user send directly to its terminal (usually, to the browser), where they are memorised to be transmitted to the same websites at the following visit of the same by the same user (the so called proprium first part cookies). During the web surfing of a website, a user may receive on its terminal also cookies of other websites or of other web servers (the so called third parties cookies); this happens because there may be elements on the visited website, such as images, maps, sounds, links to specific web pages of other domains that are on servers other than the server on which the requested page is placed. In other words, such cookies are set up on a website other than the one that is currently visited.
The cookies may have a duration limited to a single session of navigation on the browser (the so called session cookies), and, in such event, they deactivate automatically once the browser is closed by the user; or may have a predetermined duration and, in such event, they will remain memorised and active on your hard disk until the expiry date, thus continuing collecting information during different sessions of navigation on the browser (the so called permanent cookies).
The cookies are used for several purposes. Certain cookies are necessary in order to allow You to surf the Website and benefit of its functionalities (the so called technical cookies). Other cookies are used in order to obtain statistical information, whether in aggregate or not, about the number of users accessing the Website and how the Website is used (the so called monitoring cookies or analytics). To the end, other cookies are used in order to track your consumer profile and make You viewing advertisings that may be of interest for You, since complying with your preferences and your consumer habits (the so called profiling cookies).
In order to know more in details such different categories of cookies please continue reading such policy. Please discover how they works and for what use they are for, and choose freely if you want to consent to their use or prevent the same.
B. The technical cookies
The technical cookies are used on the Website for the sole purpose to make You able to surf the Website and allow You to use its functionalities. They are first part cookies, since they are conveyed directly by us on the Website.
Certain technical cookies are essential to offer You an optimal surfing experience or in order to allow You to authenticate on the Website, for example in order to make a purchase on the Website or to enter into your reserved area (the so called surfing cookies). The surfing cookies are normally session cookies and, therefore, once the surfing browser is closed, are automatically deactivated.
The technical cookies are useful in order to allow You to memorise your preferences (for example, the language or the Country) without setting up the same at the following visits (the so called functionalities cookies). For such reason, the functionalities cookies are often lasting cookies, since they remain memorised on your computer also after the closure of the surfing browser, until the scheduled expiry date or until when you decide to eliminate the same.
The following technical cookies are actually used:
NewRelic (es. JSESSIONID, NRUM, NRAGENT ecc.)
– third party cookie
Used for a better website usage
As provided under the privacy law actually in force, the installation of such cookies does not require your prior consent. You are clearly free of blocking the installation of technical cookies, amending the settings of your browser (read paragraph E, No. 1, to know how to make it). Please consider, however, that blocking the installation of the technical cookies, or eliminating the same thereafter, the possibility to access the Website, to benefit of the same in whole or in part, to enable or disable certain functions or to receive certain services may be compromised in whole or in part.
C. Monitoring cookies or “analytics”
The analytics are used on the Website in order to collect statistical information, whether on aggregate or not, on the number of users accessing the Website and on how the same visit the same.
The analytics cookies of this Website are third parties cookies, since they are not conveyed directly by us they are not installed directly by the Company but by third parties subjects.
The following third parties analytics are installed on the Website without your prior consent, because they are less invasive since anonymised, given that third parties cannot access to analytics disaggregated data at the IP address level (in other words, using these cookies, third parties cannot go back to your identity):
Link to the policy / opt-out instructions
To the contrary, other third parties analytics cookies are installed on the Website without your prior consent, since the same are not anonymised, given that third parties can access to analytics disaggregated data at the IP address level (in other words, using these cookies, third parties could theoretically go back to your identity by means of the IP address):
Link to the policy / opt-out instructions
You are clearly free to block the installation of analytics cookies in any moment whatsoever and this will not compromise in any manner whatsoever the possibility to visit the Website and benefit of its contents. Please read carefully the third parties cookies policies, following the links specified in the above table, in order to know how to do it.
D. Profiling cookies
The profiling cookies are used to create a user’s profile, based on the preferences and likings showed by You during the navigation on Internet and to make You display advertisings consistent with your profile. In such way, the advertisings that You will display on our Website could be more of interest for You.
You are clearly free to block the installation of profiling cookies in any moment whatsoever and this will not compromise in any manner whatsoever the possibility to visit the Website and benefit of its contents. In the event that you decide to deactivate the behavioural advertising, this does not mean that you will not receive advertisings on the Website. However, the banners that you will display on the Website could not reflect your interests or your preferences on the browser you are actually using.
Certain profiling cookies are installed directly by the Company (first part profiling cookies). Such cookies are lasting ones and have a maximum duration of 12 months.
Please consider that, removing all the cookies from the browser, also this technical cookie could be removed and, therefore, you would have to express again your choice to block such cookies using the interactive button included in this policy.
The greater part of the profiling cookies are installed by third parties that act as autonomous data controllers (third parties cookies). The third parties profiling cookies used on the Website are the specified in the following table, together with the link to the policies created by their developer:
Link to the policy
E. How to manage the cookies and oppose to their use
There are several options to manage, disable and remove the cookies. .
(1) Modify your browser settings
Please follow the instructions provided by your browser’s producer to discover how to manage, disable or remove all the cookies (technical, analytics and profiling):
Please be careful in making your choice. Indeed, by blocking the receipt of all the cookies indiscriminately, including the technical ones, without providing a specific exception for the Website, you might be no more able to surf on the Website or to benefit, in whole or in part, of its functionalities. Furthermore, removing all the cookies from the browser, also the technical cookies could be removed and, therefore, you could remove the preferences set up by using the Website or no more find products or services included in your basket.
(2) Use our interactive instruments or those provided by third parties
In order to disable the first part profiling cookies, which means those installed directly by us, you can simply use the interactive button that is displayed under Paragraph D of this policy. Your choice to oppose to the use of such cookies will not have any consequences on the possibility to surf on the Website and to use its functionalities, and could be revoked by you at any time whatsoever by using the same button.
In order to disable the third parties cookies, please see the privacy policies of those third parties installing analytics cookies (see paragraph C above) or profiling cookies (see paragraph D above) in order to know the other instruments available to you for managing, disabling and removing cookies and, more in general, to oppose to their use. Please be reminded that, by disabling third parties cookies, (i) you are opposing to their use not only on the Website, but on all the Internet websites on which such cookies are used and (ii) the possibility to surf on the Website and use its functionalities will not be jeopardised in any manner whatsoever. When you disable the third parties cookies, you will however display the banner on the cookies on the Websites’s home page; but, in such event, closing the banner and surfing the home page or clicking an element whatsoever outside the banner, you will not receive any third party cookie you have duly disabled.
(3) Use the Internet website Internet www.youronlinechoices.eu/it/
Your Online Choices is an Internet website managed by the non-profit organisation European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA), the Italian version of the same is available at the address www.youronlinechoices.eu/it/, providing information on the behavioural advertisings based on profiling cookies (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/a-proposito) and allow the Internet users to oppose easily (opt-out) to the installation of the main profiling cookies installed by the marketing operators and used on Internet websites (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/le-tue-scelte). Before using this instrument, we hereby recommend you to read carefully the general terms and conditions of the site Your Online Choices (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/condizioni-generali-di-servizio), the frequent asked questions (FAQ) (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/faqs) and the users’ guide (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/help).
Please use Your Online Choices consciously. Indeed, notwithstanding that many of the most important marketing companies using cookies are members of the same, certain third parties installing cookies through the Website could not be members of Your Online Choices. Therefore, the use of Your Online Choices does not guarantee that third parties cookies will be received surfing on the Website. Please be remained that, removing all the cookies from the browser, also the technical cookies released by Your Online Choices in order to remind your choices could be removed, thus reactivating third parties cookies.
F. Other information
As highlighted under the preamble of this policy, the Company collect and process certain personal data by means of the cookies conveyed directly on the Website (first part cookies). The Company acts as data controller of such data, in compliance with the provisions of the Privacy Code. Please note that we will process your data with electronic instruments only, in a much automatised manner and without any human intermediation. Therefore, our employees and coworkers will never access the content of your personal data obtained by means of cookies. Certain employees of ours and coworkers, appointed by us as data controllers, could make maintenance operations on IT systems that host your data, without the possibility to access their actual contents. The personal data could be memorised on servers managed by third parties (for example, providers of IT systems) or may be managed by online marketing specialised subjects, acting as external data controllers on the basis of a specific written appointment by the Company. We hereby inform you that, complying with the requirements and the guarantees provided under the law, your data could be transferred to Countries outside the European Economic Union that could not guarantee a level of privacy and personal data protection equal to the level of protection guaranteed by the Italian and European privacy laws. Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties data processors, nor will be disseminated.
G. Your rights
You have the right to obtain confirmation of the existence or not of personal data pertaining to you and to know its content and source, verify the correctness of the same or require the integration, the update or the rectification of the same.
You have also the right to require the cancellation, anonymisation or the block of data processed in breach of the law, as well as to oppose in any event, for legitimate reasons, to their processing. In the end, you have the right to obtain a list of the external data controllers appointed by the Company. In order to exercise your rights, or to obtain any other information or clarification in relation to this policy, please contact the Company by e-mail to the following address[email@example.com