Cookie Policy

COOKIE POLICY (last updated on June 2nd 2015)

This is to inform you of the due information on data processing purposes and methods as well as on the communication and disclosure of the data you provided to ProfessionalPASTA, related to Avenuemedia s.r.l in Bologna (Italy) 40122, Via Riva Reno 61, e-mail address,, assistant director Laura Zanarini.
The Company will provide you information in order to refuse or delete cookies of website (hereinafter also referred to as only “Site”) and also may use the data you provided for all the purposes tied to your participation, including the possibility of providing you access to all the services offered on the site.

Referring to the Measure “identification of the simplified processes for the informative and the acquisition of the consent to the use of cookies – May 8, 2014” (published on the Official Gazette n.126, June 3 2014), we are going to describe in an analytic and specific way the features and objectives of the cookies on this website, and how to disable/enable them.

The following tables will summarize the types of cookies that may be used in the website, with their function and last.
These information are meant only for this website and for his domains of second and third level, not for others websites which can be found with a link.

If you don’t allow the use of cookies for this website, you have to set up your browser in a appropriate way or don’t use this website and his domains of second and third level. If cookies aren’t enabled on your computer, tablet or mobile (“device”), your experience on the website may be limited.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are automatically placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit almost any Web site. Usually, they contain the name of the website which provide the code , the “last” ( that tells you how long the cookie will last on your device) and a number, which is a casual number.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies are used in order to improve your site experience and to quicken it
Other cookies are used in statistical examination, which help us to understand what did and didn’t interest you about our site in order to improve the structure and the containts of the website.

Types of cookies What do they do? Is this type of cookie able to identify me?
Essential cookies These cookies are necessary to help you access and move around our site and use all its features. For example, we use a cookie to keep you logged in during your visit, so the site does not require you to log in repeatedly to access different pages. This type of cookie they do not normally able to identify you personally.
Without these cookies, our website would not work properly and you would not be able to use certain important features.
Performance cookies This type of cookie is used in order to help us understand how our website is being used and how we can improve your experience on it. This type of cookie can provide us with anonymous information to help us understand which parts of our Web site interest our visitors and if they experience any errors. We also use them to help us monitor how our visitors reach our sites. This type of cookie is not normally able to identify you personally. It provides us with anonymous information.
Customization cookies Cookies are also used to save your settings and preferences on our Web site (such as your user name, your language preference or the region where you live, or the products inserted in your shopping cart) to provide you a personalized experience. They could be also useful in order to watch videos, play with games and use social group such as blogs, chat rooms and forums. This type of cookie provides us personal information that can be identified, such as your user name or your profile image. Some of these cookies are essential if you want to use certain features of the site.
Targeting cookies These cookies help us to understand what did and didn’t interest you about our site, so we can provide you with features that are more relevant and useful to you next time you visit.
We work with third party advertisers to give you access to interesting and exciting travel content through our Web site. These cookies record information about your use of advertisements. This helps advertisers to show you advertisements that are more likely to interest you, limit the number of times you may see an advertisement and also to help to improve your online experience. They are also useful to verify the strength of an advertising campaign.
The majority of these cookies analyze users by their IP address, so they could provides us personal information that can be identified.

What types of cookies are used?

Two types of cookies can be used on websites: session cookies and persistent cookies.

  • session cookiestemporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the website.
  • persistent cookiesthese cookies will remain on your device for a longer period of time or until you manually remove them (how long the cookie remains on your device depends on its lifespan and on your browser’s settings)

Some of the pages that you visit can also gather information through pixel tags (also known as clear gifs), which could be shared with third parties that assist directly promotional activities and the website’s development. For example, information about the use of websites referring to people who visit them can be shared with advertising agencies in order to optimise the use of publicity banners.

Other types of cookies – specified by the data protection Authority – are technical cookies, behavioural advertising cookies, fist-party cookies and third-party cookies.

  • Technical cookies: these cookies are needed to browse or to deliver a service requested from the user. They are not used for further purposes and they are normally installed directly by the website responsible. Without these cookies, that maintain the user identification during one session, some operations cannot be performed or would be more complicated and/or less safe, as for example home banking activities (visualization of the bank statement, bank transfers, payment of bills) for which these cookies are essential.
  • Behavioural advertising cookies: these cookies are used to track the user’s web surfing and create profiles on his tastes, habits and choices. With these cookies, advertisement is shown on the user’s device and is in line with the preferences already shown by the user himself while browsing.
  • First-party cookies these cookies are created and managed directly by the responsible of the website in which the user is browsing.
  • Third-party cookies, these cookies are created and managed by third-party entities (under a contract between the responsible of the website and the third-party)

What are third-party cookies?

Several entities can install cookies on your device when visiting websites, in order for them to deliver the services that they are offer. If you would like to have more information about these cookies and know how to block them, you can refer to the chart on

How can I manage or disable cookies?

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies automatically. You can modify the settings to block cookies or to alert you when these cookies are sent to your device. There are many ways to manage cookies, you can refer to the user’s manual or to the support page of your browser to find out how to modify the settings. Your browsing could be affected if you disable cookies; for example, you could not be able to visit certain sections or you could not receive personalized information when visiting a website.

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If the user utilizes different devices to browse the Internet (i.e. computer, smartphone, tablet), he has to look for cookies settings on each browser on each device. To disable cookies from the browser on your smartphone/tablet, you need to refer to the user’s guide of the device.


Technical cookies have the function of allow the execution of activities linked to this website. They can be divided in the following types:

  • Web surfing cookies, which are useful to save the user’s preferences and improve his online experience;
  • Analytics cookies, which can acquire statistical information about user’s way of surfing the internet. These information are treated in an aggregated and anonym way;
  • Customization cookies, also third party, used in order to use certain features of the site and to improve it.
Name Description Data Place of the processing and policy link
Switch +1 and Google social widget + (Google Inc.) +1 switch and Google social widget+ are interaction services with the social network Google+, supplied by Google Inc Cookies and employment data USA
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Switch “Like” and Facebook social widget (Facebook, Inc.) The “Like” switch and Facebook social widget are interaction services with Facebook, supplied by Facebook, Inc. Cookies and employment data USA
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Tweet switch and Twitter social widget (Twitter, Inc.) The Tweet switch and Twitter social widget are interaction services with Twitter, supplied by Twitter, Inc. Cookies and employment data USA
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Feedburner (Google Inc.) Feedburner is a management service of RSS feed supplied by Google Inc. which allows to acquire statistical information about the consultation of his contents and to complete them with advertisements Cookies and employment data USA
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Akismet (Automattic Inc.) Akismet is a protection service from SPAM supplied by Automattic Inc. Several types of data, according to what is specified from the privacy policy of the service. USA
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Google Analytics (Google Inc.) Google Analytics is an analyze wb service supplied by Google Inc. (“Google”).
Google uses the personal data acquired in order to trace and analyze the use of this application , fill in reports and share them with the others services developed by Google.
Google may use user’s personal data in order to personalize your advertiser network’ s messages (the scipt is set up to an anonym research)
Cookies and employment data USA
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Google Fonts (Google Inc.) Google Fonts is service which is useful to see all different character types, managed by Google Inc., that allows at this application to complete his contents inside their pages Cookies and employment data USA
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This website can use Adobe Flash Player in order to give to his users some multimedia contents. In the majority of computers the program is already installed. If you are going to use these contents, Google Analytics stores additional data on the computer, called Flash cookie (or Local Share Object); using them, the user can recognize how many times this file is opened, how many people are using it until the end and how many of them close it before the end.
Adobe website (Privacy Policy) supplies information about remove or disable Flash cookies. It’s important to know that restrict/delete the use of these type of flash cookies can damage the use of those applications that use Flash technology. Using FLASH POWER inserted in this website, you may receive technical cookies from (the producer of Flash Player software which concern Google Analytics’s third party services.

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