Who we are and how to contact us
We are BeautifulPuglia (“BeautifulPuglia”, “we”, “us”, “our”) and in the case of your direct use of our website or our services, we act as the data controller. The applicable Cookie Laws are Spain`s Law 34/2002 (“ECA”) and the EU`s Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive (“PECR”) and of course those apply alongside the Spanish`s Data Protection and Digital Rights Act 3/2018 (“DPA”) and the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). If you have any questions about Cookies or about data protection in general, you can reach us using [email protected].
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file or software element that records information about your device’s navigation on the Internet. It is controlled by your browser and sometimes contains a unique number or a random number.
A cookie allows us or our partners, as creators of cookies, to recognise your device during the period of its validity when it accesses digital content that contains cookies from the same creator.
We are always looking for new ways to improve our website and provide better content and experiences to you. Consequently, we and our partners use different types of cookies (as described below). In the case of some cookie categories, your consent is required and obtained through our Cookie Pop Up before the cookie is placed on your device or read. In any case, you always have control over cookies and can refuse, allow, or delete cookies.
What types of cookies do we use?
A cookie can be classified in different ways.
According to its lifetime, a cookie is either a:
- Session cookie, which is deleted when you close your browser.
- Persistent cookie, which remains on your device for a predefined period of time, according to the specific cookie’s lifespan.
Given the domain to which they belong, they are either:
- First-party cookies, which are set by the web server of the visited site and have the same domain, in this case www.beautifulpuglia.com.
Apart from these characteristics Cookie can be classified in terms of how they work:
- Essential cookies: these cookies are necessary for us to provide you with the basic functionality of our website and cannot be turned off in our systems.
- Performance and analytics cookies: these cookies allow us to track visits and traffic sources to measure and improve the performance of our website.
- Functional cookies: these cookies are used to provide enhanced functionality and personalization during your visit.
- Targeting or advertising cookies: these cookies may be set through our website by our advertising partners to profile your interests and suggest relevant advertising to you.
The DPA and PECD requires us to ask for your consent when using specific cookies (in particular any cookie that is not strictly necessary for the operation of the website, for example, Functional cookies, Analysis and performance cookies and Advertising cookies or targeting cookies).
We use Google AdSense, a web advertising service provided by Google LLC. Google AdSense uses so-called “DoubleClick DART Cookies” (“Cookies”). In addition, Google AdSense also uses so-called “web beacons” (small invisible graphics) to collect information, through the use of which simple actions such as user traffic on our website can be recorded, collected and evaluated. The information generated by the cookie and/or web beacon (including your IP address) about your visit to this website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google uses the information thus obtained to carry out an evaluation of user behavior with regard to the AdSense ads. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google AdSense will not be merged with other Google data. The information collected by Google may be transferred to third parties where required to do so by law, and/or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
- 3 bytes of the IP address of the called system of the website visitor (anonymized IP address),
- the website called up,
- the website from which the user reached the accessed page of my website (referrer),
- the subpages accessed from the website,
- the time spent on the website, and
- the frequency with which the website is accessed.
Google states that it will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You can disable tracking by Google Analytics with future effect by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser following this link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
How can I manage cookies?
a) Browser control
b) Pop-Up Consent Tool
You may, regardless of your original choice, from time to time withdraw your consent or adjust your settings using the Browser control settings, clearing your cookie folder or by changing your preferences in our Pop-Up Consent Tool.
Does this policy change?
Who should I contact for more information?