Cookie Policy

This website, athenaretail.com, owned by Athena Retail S.u.r.l. uses cookies to store users’ preferences and record session information. A cookie is a small data file that is stored by your browser on your hard drive. The vast majority of websites use cookies. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the Site uses to track the pages you’ve visited, but the only Personal Information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. We may also use cookies to track user traffic patterns. We do this in order to determine the usefulness of the information we supply to you and other users and to see how effective our navigational structure is in helping users reach that information. We do not correlate this information with data about individual users, nor do we share this information or sell it to any third party. When you access our Site you will receive a message advising you that we have placed some cookies on your computer or other device. If you continue to use our Site, further cookies will be placed to maximize your experience and to help us understand how we can improve our Site. If you prefer not to receive cookies through the Site, you can set your browser to either reject all cookies, to only allow “trusted” sites to set them, or to accept only those cookies from those sites you are currently on. However, turning cookies off may hinder your ability to access, use or navigate portions of the Site.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of data which are downloaded to your computer, or other device, when you visit a website. Cookies allow us to recognize your computer and improve your experience on our website.
The Italian Data Protection Authority broadly divides cookies into different categories depending on their use and on who sends (sets) the cookie.
Technical cookies are cookies necessary for website navigation or to provide the services offered by the website.
Profiling cookies are cookies used to track user navigation and create a profile of their habits which can then be used to send advertising messages to the users device.
Cookies can also be categorized into first party and third party cookies depending on who sets the cookie.
First party cookies are set directly by the website that you are visiting and can only be accessed by that site.
Third party cookies are set by a different organisation to the owner of the website you are visiting. For example, the website might use a third party analytics company who will set their own cookie to perform this service. The website you are visiting may also contain content embedded from, for example YouTube or Flickr, and these sites may set their own cookies.
Cookies are used in our website only for technical purposes.
Please read our Cookie Policy below which provides important information about the cookies we use, how we use them and how they can be deleted. Please remember that deleting cookies may affect your experience of our website.

Cookies used by our website

The following cookies are set when you visit this website:
– Cookie Consent – Used to memorize the state of the user’s consent to cookies for the current domain – Type: HTTP/Cookie – 13 months
– NID – Tracking cookies set by Google to protect users against known sites intrusive- Type: HTTP/Cookie – 6 months
– Device Pixel Ratio – Type : HTTP/Cookie – 6 days
– _ga – Used by Google to distinguish unique users – 2 years
– _gat – Used by Google Analytics to limit the frequency of requests

Managing cookies in your browser

You can manage cookies by modifying your internet browser preferences. Typically you can accept cookies, ask to be notified when a cookie is set or reject cookies. Please remember that our website only uses cookies that are strictly necessary for proper website operation and if you choose to block cookies you may not be able to access all or part of pur website.
If you do wish to restrict or block cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your web browser settings. To understand these settings for some commonly used browsers, the following links may be helpful:
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/how-to-manage-cookie-in-internet-explorer-9>
Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookies.html
Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=it_IT

Managing Cookies for sharing on social networks and third party cookies

Our site may contain icons linked to social networks (such as Facebook or Twitter) so that you can share the site’s contents on social networks or give your opinion (for example ‘Like’, ‘Share’, ‘Tweet’ etc.).
If you are connected to a social network while you browse our site then your browser will set up a connection between the network and the site.
If you click on a social network icon that is on the site, then plug-ins (small software components) transmit the information relating to the social network, which publishes them on your account.
If you want to avoid any connection between a social network and the site then you will need to log off the social network before you view our site.
Please note: Our site has no control over these plug-ins nor over the procedures used by these social networks for collecting and handling your browsing data. You are invited to check these social networks’ privacy policy to learn more about your rights and the management configurations available.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Twitter : https://twitter.com/settings/security
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
Google+: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/
Pinterest https://about.pinterest.com/it/privacy-policy

Managing Google Analytics Cookies

To prevent cookies being placed on your browser for audience measurement purposes, you will need to download and install the opt-out plug-in that can be accessed from this link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=it