Users accessing the Site will have a small amount of information downloaded to their devices, be they computers or mobile devices, in the form of small text files called “cookies”, which are saved in the directories used by the user’s web browser.
Disabling cookies might cause some services not to work properly and some pages will not be displayed correctly.
There are various types of cookies: some of them make the user experience more effective, while others enable certain functions.
Cookies used by Epshealthcare.com
Below we explain the various types of cookies used by Epshealthcare.com in relation to their purpose.
This type of cookie is strictly necessary for the correct operation of certain sections of the Site.
There are two categories: persistent cookies and session cookies.
- Persistent cookies: once the browser is closed, they are not destroyed but remain until a pre-set expiry date
- Session cookies: these are destroyed once the browser is closed
These cookies, always sent from our domain, are necessary in order to correctly view the Site and, in relation to the technical services offered, they will always be used and sent, unless the users modify their browser settings (thus invalidating the visualization of the Site’s pages).
Third-party service analytical cookies
These cookies are used to collect information on how the Site is used by users in anonymous form, such as: pages accessed, time spent, the origin of the traffic, geographical origin, age, sex, and interests, for the purpose of marketing campaigns. These cookies are sent by third-party domains outside of the Site, in our case by Google Analytics.
Cookies for integrating products and third-party software functions
These types of cookies integrate functions developed by third parties within the pages of the Site, such as icons and preferences expressed on social networks, in order to share the Site’s contents and use third-party software services (for example software for generating maps and other software programmes offering additional services). These cookies are sent from third-party domains and partner websites that offer their functions among the pages of the Site. We do not use this type of cookies on our Site.
These cookies are used to create user profiles in order to send advertising messages matching the preferences expressed by the user within the pages of the Site.
We do not use profiling cookies on our Site.
The regulations in force do not compel our Site to request authorization to use technical cookies, as they are necessary to provide the requested services.
For all other types of cookies, the user can grant authorization through one or more of the following procedures:
- Specific configurations of the browser or of the relative computer programmes used to browse the Site’s pages
- Modification of the settings relative to the use of third-party services
Both these solutions could prevent the user from using or viewing parts of the Site.
Websites and third-party services
The websites used include:
Epshealthcare.com is not liable for the way cookies are managed by the above-mentioned websites.
For further information, please consult the following links:
Each browser has different procedures for managing its settings.
The user can obtain specific instructions through the following links:
Data provided directly by the user
The personal data provided by the user on an optional, explicit and voluntary basis is used to satisfy the requests submitted (for example, when requesting information or clarifications by dialing the numbers or writing to the electronic mail addresses indicated on the website).
The IT systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, over the course of their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.
This information is not collected for being associated with identified data subjects. However, due to its nature and as a result of its processing and association with data possessed by third parties, it could allow for identifying users.
This data category includes IP addresses or domain names of the computer used by users who access the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the digital code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and computer environment.
This data is used for the sole aim of collecting anonymous statistical information regarding use of the website and to monitor its operation. It is then deleted immediately after being processed.
The data may be used to ascertain the responsibility in case of any computer crimes affecting the Site.
Communication and disclosure
Any data collected will not be disclosed nor communicated to third parties without the data subject’s approval, without prejudice to any requests submitted by the competent authorities, in accordance with the provisions of the law.