Disclosure on Cookies (Version 1.0 of July 26, 2016)

Dear Visitor (hereinafter "You" Or '"User"),

This Internet site (youniversalgroup.com) (Hereinafter, the "Website") is owned by the company YOUniversal Media srl, with registered office at Via Palestro, 30, Rome (Italy), VAT and CF 10817061004, Registered with the Register of Companies of Rome with number RM 1257250 (Hereinafter "Us" or "Company")

Since so called cookies are used on our site for various purposes, with this statement we want to explain what cookies are and how they are used on the Site.

Some cookies (so called first party cookies) are transmitted and controlled by us. Through these cookies, the Company collects and processes certain personal information about you. In this statement, pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003 (the "Code"), we explain how we collect this data, for what purpose and what are your rights.

Ather cookies (so-called third-party cookies), are, however, channeled and controlled by third parties. On this statement you will find links to information published by these third parties, so please read this information carefully.


A. What are cookies and what do they do

Cookies are small text strings sent by the web sites visited by the user to their terminal (usually the browser), where they are stored before being sent back to the same web sites during the next visit by the same user. first party cookies). When browsing a web site, the user may receive cookies from different sites or web servers on their device (so-called third-party cookies); this is because the website visited can present elements as, for example, images, maps, sounds, specific links to web pages of other domains that reside on servers other than the one where you find the page you requested. In other words, these are cookies set by a website other than the one you are currently visiting.

Cookies may be limited to a single browsing session on the browser (so called Session cookies), in which case they turn off automatically when you close the browser; or they may have a predetermined duration or, in this case, will remain active and stored on your hard disk until that date, continuing to gather information during different browser sessions (so called persistent cookies).

Cookies are used for different functions. Some enable you to browse the site and use its functionality (so called technical cookies). Others obtain statistical information, in aggregate format or not, on number of users accessing the site and how the site is used (so called tracking cookie or analytic cookies). Finally, others are used to draw up the consumer profile and display advertisements on the site that could be interesting for you, consistent with your taste and consumption habits (so called profile cookies).

For more details on these different categories of cookies read this statement. Learn how they work and what they do, and choose freely whether to consent to using or preventing them.


B. Technical cookies

Technical cookies are used on the site so you can browse the site and enjoy its functionality. These are always first-party cookies, as we manage them directly on the Site.

Some technical cookies are essential to offer you an optimal browsing experience or so you can log in on the website, for example to make a purchase on the site or enter into a reserved area (so called Browsing cookies). Browsing cookies are normally session cookies and, therefore, once you close your browser navigation, they turn off automatically.

Other technical cookies enable you to store some of your preferences (for example, the language or country of origin) without having to reset the course in subsequent visits (so called functionality cookies). For this reason, functionality cookies are often persistent cookies, because they remain stored on your computer even after the browser is closed until their expiration date or until you decide to delete them.

On the site we are currently used the following technical cookies:

Cookie name Cookie category Function of cookies
  • – First hand technical cookie
  • – Functionality
  • – persistent
Maintains information on your preferences regarding enabling cookies on this site.


As required by current privacy legislation, your prior consent is not needed to install these cookies. Of course you can block the installation of technical cookies by changing browser settings (see paragraph D, n. 1 to see how). Remember, however, that if you block the installation of technical cookies, or subsequently remove the same, you may compromise in whole or in part your ability to access the Site, to use all or part of the site, enable or disable certain functions or to receive certain services.


C. Monitoring or "analytic" cookies

Analytic cookies are used to collect statistical information on the Site, in aggregate form or not, about the number of users accessing the site and how they visit the Site.

Analytic cookies on this website are third party cookiesthesince they are not directly conveyed by us but third parties, and are not installed directly by the company but by third parties.

The following third-party analytic cookies are installed on the Site without your prior consent, because they are less invasive as they are anonymous, and the third parties cannot access disaggregated data analytics in terms of IP address (in other words, using these cookies , third parties cannot find out your identity):

Cookie name Cookie category Link to the information / opt-out instructions
Google Analytics
  • – Third-party analytic cookies
  • – persistent cookies
https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html?hl=it www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners/


For this reason, when you access the site you will see displayed a special banner, telling you that (i) third party analytic cookies are used on the Site and that by (ii) closing the banner, scrolling through 'home page or by clicking any element of the 'home page outside the banner, you consent to cookie usage. If you agree to installation of cookies in this way, we will track your consent via a special technical cookie. This way, you will not see the cookie banner during subsequent Site visits. Remeber that if you were to remove this cookie from your browser with the technical rules referred to in paragraph D, n. 1), consent tracking would be lost and, therefore, on your next visit to the site the cookie banner will be displayed again.

Of course you are free to block the installation of analytic cookies at any time, without in any way compromising the opportunity to visit the site and enjoy its contents. To learn how, read carefully the information on third party cookies via the links in the table above.



D. How to manage cookies and object to their user

There are several options to manage, disable and delete cookies.


(1) Change your browser settings

Follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer of your browser to find out how to manage, disable or delete all cookies (technical, analytical and profile cookies):


Make your choices carefully. Blocking all cookies indiscriminately, including technical ones, without providing a specific exception to the Site, may mean you can longer browse the site or use all or part of it's functionality. Also, deleting all cookies from the browser may mean even technical cookies can be removed, and thus you may remove the preferences you set by using the Site or no longer find the products or services in your shopping cart.


(2) Use our interactive tools or those provided by third parties

To disable third party cookies, view the privacy policies of third parties installing analytic cookies (see paragraph C) or profile cookies (see the previous paragraph D) to learn about the other tools at your disposal to manage, disable and delete cookies, and more generally to oppose its use. Remember that, by disabling third-party cookies, (i) you oppose their use not only on the site but on all Internet sites where these cookies are used and (ii) the ability to surf the Site and use its functionality will not be compromised in any way whatsoever. When you disable third-party cookies you will however see the banner on the home page on the Website relating to cookies; in this case, however, closing the banner, scrolling through the home page or clicking any element outside the banner, you will not receive any third-party cookies that were successfully disabled.


(3) Use the Internet site www.youronlinechoices.eu/it/

Your Online Choices is an internet site managed by the non-profit association European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA), with the Italian version available at www.youronlinechoices.eu/it/, which provides information on behaviour advertising based on profile cookies (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/a-proposito) and allows internet users free opposition (opt-out) to installation of the main profile cookies installed by advertising companies and used on web sites (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/le-tue-scelte).Before using this tool, we would recommend that you carefully read the terms and conditions of service of the site Your Online Choices (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/condizioni-generali-di-servizio), Frequently asked questions (FAQ) (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/faqs) and the user's guide (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/help).

Use Your Online Choices knowingly. Although, in fact, Your Online Choices brings together many of the most important companies in the advertising world that use cookies, some of the third parties who install cookies on the Site may not have adhered to Your Online Choices. Therefore, the use of Your Online Choices does not guarantee that you will receive third-party cookies when surfing the site. Remember also that deleting all cookies from your browser, could mean technical cookies issued by Your Online Choices to remember your choices would be eliminated, reactivating third party cookies.


E. Other information

As noted in the introduction to this statement, the Company collects and processes certain personal information through cookies it conveys directly on the Site (first-party cookies). The Company acts as owner for processing these data, in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Code. We will process your data only by electronic means, in a totally automated fashion and without human mediation. Therefore, our employees and collaborators will never be able access the content of your personal information obtained through cookies. Some of our employees and partners, appointed by us for the processing, may perform maintenance work on the computer systems hosting your data, without ever being able to access their actual content. Personal data may be stored on servers operated by third parties (eg. computer system suppliers), or may be managed by entities specializing in online advertising, acting as outside processing managers as appointed in writing by the Company. Please note that, in compliance with the conditions and guarantees provided by law, your data could be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area, which may not provide as much privacy and personal data protection as that ensured by Italian and European privacy. Your personal information will not be disclosed to a third party data processor nor will they be disseminated.


F. Your rights

Pursuant to Art. 7 of Legislative Decree June 30, 2003, n. 196, you have the right to have it confirmed that data about you exist and to know its content and origin, to check the data are accurate and to ask for their integration, update, or correction (art. 7 of Legislative Decree. n. 196/2003). You also have the right to have the data deleted, made anonymous or blocked if they are in violation of the law, and to oppose their processing for legitimate reasons. Finally, you have the right to obtain a list of external processing managers appointed by the Company. To exercise your rights, or receive any other information or clarification about this statement, please contact the Company via registered mail (At Via Palestro 30, 00185 Rome - Italy), by email (at at info@youniversalgroup.com) or fax ( 39 06 99341558).