Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently. They provide us with information that helps us improve our site https://magnificenttuscany.com and deliver a better service. In this policy we explain in detail which cookies we use and how they allow us to offer our users the best possible experience.
What is a cookie?
A ‘cookie’, is a small text file that is placed on computer’s hard drive, or other mobile or handheld device (such as smart phones or tablets) as you browse the site. They are used to remember when your computer or device accesses this website and where available report your ip address, operating system and browser type, for system administration.
Cookies may also be used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to our customers, both on this website and elsewhere. Some cookies provide enhanced capabilities during your visit and others collect information about browsing behaviour by people who access this website via the same computer or device, this includes information about pages viewed, and the customer journey around a website. It allows the website to memorize information about your visit, like your favourite language, currency, your shopping cart and other settings that can facilitate your next visit and increase the usefulness of the site.
By using our website, you agree that we can place cookies on your device. If you continue to browse our website we assume that you are happy to receive all cookies served by our site. You can block these cookies using your browser settings, however if you choose to do this, some features of this site and others may not function properly. Some cookies are essential to the proper functioning of our website, as they allow the loading of the web page and the correct functioning of all the essential features. Other technical cookies instead add features and improve or personalize the overall browsing experience.
This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.
Our website uses the following types of cookies:
- Technical cookies: We try to provide our visitors with an advanced and user-friendly website that adapts automatically to their needs and wishes. To achieve this, we use technical cookies to show you our website, to make it function correctly, to create your user account, to sign you in and to manage your bookings. These technical cookies are absolutely necessary for our website to function properly.
- Functional cookies: We also use functional cookies to remember your preferences and to help you use our website efficiently and effectively. For example, we remember your preferred currency and language, your searches and the property you viewed earlier. These functional cookies are not strictly necessary for the functioning of our website, but they add functionality for you and enhance your experience.
- Analytics cookies: We use these cookies to gain insight on how our visitors use the website, to find out what works and what doesn’t, to optimize and improve our website and to ensure we continue to be interesting and relevant. The data we gather includes which web pages you viewed, which referring/exit pages you entered and left from, which platform type you used, date and time stamp information and details such as the number of clicks you make on a given page, your mouse movements and scrolling activity, the search words you use and the text you type while using our website. We also use analytics cookies as part of our online advertising campaigns to learn how users interact with our website after they’ve been shown an online advertisement, which may include advertisements on third-party websites. We will not know who you are, and we only obtain anonymous data.
- Commercial cookies: We use these to show you Magnificent Tuscany advertisements on other websites. This is called “retargeting” and it aims to be based on your browsing activities on our website, such as the destinations you’ve been searching for, the properties you’ve viewed and the prices you’ve been shown.
How long do Magnificent Tuscany cookies stay active?
The cookies we use have varying lifespans. The maximum lifespan we set on some is five years from your last visit to our website. You can erase all cookies from your browser any time you want.
How can you recognize Magnificent Tuscany cookies?
You can find our cookies in your browser settings.
Third party statistics cookies
When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:
- enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task.
- recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested.
- measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there’s enough capacity to ensure they are fast. You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them through Internet browser cookies – what they are and how to manage them.
- If you would like more information about the cookies that we use and their purposes, please contact the Data Protection Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
We use Google Analytics
The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyze traffic data and are used to keep track of User behaviour.
- Google Cookies Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/
- Google Analytics Cookie: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
These are cookies that allow us to monitor and analyze the behavior of users of our website. Through these cookies we are able to monitor the navigation on our website and we can create profiles of our users, in order to make improvements based on the analysis of these data. These cookies (third-party web services) provide anonymous/aggregated information on how visitors navigate on the website.
Social media cookies
These third-party cookies are used to integrate some widespread functionality of the main social media and provide them within the site. In particular, they allow registration and authentication on the site via Facebook.
- For more information: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies?ref_type=sitefooter.
Like button and Facebook social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
Tweet button and Twitter social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)
We use Web beacons, these elements are images that are on a web page or in an e-mail and are used to monitor the online behavior of users who visit our website or receive one of our newsletters.
The purpose of using this technology is to monitor users activity, such as the area of the site visited and the time spent browsing.
How to disable cookies
Most internet browsers are initially set up to accept cookies automatically. The user can change these settings to block cookies or to warn that cookies are sent to the user’s device. There are various ways to manage cookies. The user can refer to the instruction manual or to the help screen of his browser to find out how to adjust or change the settings of his browser.
- Chrome https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=it
- Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookie
- Internet Explorer http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookiess
- Opera http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookiess.html
- Safari https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/it/cookiess/
To learn more about cookies and how to manage them visit www.aboutcookies.org