Cookie Policy

THE WEBSITE "SUISSE.COOPI.ORG"

Data Controller

COOPI Suisse - International Cooperation Switzerland - association located in:

Lugano Via Curti, 19 / A

(herein also referred to as "COOPI Suisse").

COOKIE POLICY

How we use cookies

Cookies are small strings of text which the browser records when a user visits a website, including ours. Cookies are generally used by websites in order to improve the user’s internet experience, allowing the website to recognize them, both during their visit (using a “session” cookie which will be deleted after the browser is closed) and for following visits (using “permanent” cookies).

To learn more about cookies, please visit the dedicated website, which you can find using the following link relative to where you are from:

Abroad: All about cookies www.allaboutcookies.org

The general order of the privacy authority (OJ n. 126 of June 3, 2014) has defined two types of cookies:

Technical cookies - Used in order to allow a communication to be sent, a service requested by the client to be satisfied or data regarding the use of the website to be elaborated.
Profiling cookies - Used in order to register the behaviour of a user and the preferences they show, as to send them marketing material which is tailored to their interests.

Regarding the above-mentioned system, suisse.coopi.org uses the following kinds of cookies:

Essential cookies

“Essential” cookies are cookies which are necessary for allowing the required functions to be operational. Some functions of Coop.org cannot be operational without the use of such cookies, therefore not only is the user’s experience dependent on them, but also the site’s usefulness. The essential cookies for the use of the website are exempt from having to be communicated to the user in accordance with the EU directive, however we prefer you have a complete understanding of the relative information.

Technical cookies

These cookies allow for certain parts of the site to function. Their purpose is to maintain an active session between the user and the site, while also maintaining the user’s choice of preferred language. They are memorised by the browser however it is possible to delete or deactivate their memorisation; this will compromise the functionality of certain services of the website. The user’s consent is not needed for the use of these cookies.

Analytics

Google Analytics is a free web analysis tool from Google which allows for the collection of information regarding internet activity, such as sites visited, time spent on a site, how a site is reached. This data defines a website’s trends without identifying the individual users. In order for these cookies to be used the user must give their consent, expressing it by simply continuing their internet activity on the site, clicking outside of the banner which pops up on Coopi.org upon the user’s first visit. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. You can learn more about Google’s Privacy Policy at: http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/privacy/

It is possible to block the use of Google Analytics on our site by downloading and installing the relevant Browser Plugin which is available for download from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it

Profiling cookies

These are third-party cookies which allow for information about user preferences to be collected while they navigate online while also recording when advertisements are seen, the user’s reaction and their subsequent actions and assessing the revenue of marketing campaigns.

This service is provided by Google and is implemented in this site, which uses cookies such as DoubleClick.

Google’s Privacy Policy, where further information is available, can be viewed by following this link: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/

How to block the use of cookies

Regarding third-party cookies used by this website, we refer the user to the provider’s policy, available via the above link, for information about disabling them.

Another method for managing cookies is to modify the used browser’s settings. Most internet browsers are programmed by default to accept cookies. It is however possible to disable their use or decide which can and cannot be used. The following links are to sites which describe how to manage cookies on the most common web browsers:

Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=it

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/it-it/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookie

Safari: https://support.apple.com/it-it/HT201265

Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookies.html

We remind the user that disabling internet activity cookies or functional cookies may limit the services we provide or the content of the site itself.

Policy changes:

COOPI Suisse reserves the right to change this policy as necessary. We invite you to visit this page periodically in order to keep track of potential changes in the policy.