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1           Introduction

With this cookie policy, Santa Maria Novella UK Limited provides the following information on the use of cookies on the website accessible at the address https://uk.smnovella.com/ (hereinafter the "Site").

2           What are cookies?

Cookies are small fragments of text, usually consisting of letters and/or numbers, which are sent by the Site and stored by the browser installed on the Device you are using for browsing, such as: a computer, tablet, mobile phone or other mobile Device (collectively referred to as the "Device"). Cookies are then sent back to the Site the next time you visit.

3           Definitions

  • First-party cookies: these come from the Site and may be permanent or temporary; they may be used to store information that will be reused the next time you visit the Site;
  • Third-party cookies: these are installed by a different domain, for example, if the Site incorporates elements from other sites, ads and advertising content.
  • Session cookies: these only last for as long as you are browsing the Site, following which they will be deleted from your device.
  • Permanent cookies: these are stored on your device for as long as set out in the table below under the “duration” column, after which they will be deleted unless you re-visit the Site.

4           The cookies used on our site

4.1      Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are used to ensure the operation of our services and allow us to improve performance. These technologies allow our sites, services, apps and tools to store important information in your browser or Device and then use it to identify you later on our servers or internal systems. Where applicable, we protect cookies and other similar technologies to ensure that only the Data Controller and/or our authorised service providers can interpret them by assigning a unique code.

 

Cookie

Description

Duration

Cookie type

secure_customer_sig

This cookie is used to store customer credentials securely when processing a purchase on the website - the cookie is essential in making a secure online transaction.

1 year

First-party cookie

cart_currency

The cookie is necessary for the secure checkout and payment function on the web site. This function is provided by shopify.com.

13 days

First-party cookie

cookieconsent_preferences_disabled

Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain

 

1 year

First-party cookie

_cf_bm

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.

 

1 day

Third-party cookie

_shopify_d

The cookie is necessary for the secure checkout and payment function on the website. This function is provided by shopify.com.

 

Session

First-party cookie

Cookietest

Th is cookie is used to determine if the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box.

Session

First-party cookie

Strictly necessary cookies do not require your consent to be installed on your Device. You can configure your browser to block or receive notifications about these cookies, but this will prevent certain parts of the Site from functioning. These cookies do not store any personal information.

 

4.2      Analytical and statistical cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of the Site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and to see how visitors move around the Site. All information collected by cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Cookie

Description

Duration

Cookie type

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

1 day

First-party cookie

_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

First-party cookie

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

1 day

First-party cookie

_hssc

Identifies if the cookie data needs to be updated in the visitor's brow ser

1 day

First-party cookie

_hssrc

Used to recognise the visitor's browser upon reentry on the website

Session

First-party cookie

_hstc

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes

1 year

First-party cookie

collect

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across de vices and marketing channels.

 

Session

Third-party cookie

hubspotutk

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes

1 year

First-party cookie

localization

Holds the users time zone

13 days

First-party cookie

 

Analytical and statistical cookies require your explicit consent to be installed on your Device. You can configure your browser to block or receive notifications about these cookies, but this will prevent certain parts of the Site from functioning. These cookies do not store any personal information.

 

4.3      Performance cookies

These cookies allow our Site to offer additional features and personal settings. They may be set by us or by third-party service providers that we have placed on our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, these or some of these services may not function properly.

 

Cookie

Description

Duration

Cookie type

_shopify_country

This cookie is used to store and evaluate the preferred country settings opted by the visitor.

30 minutes

First-party cookie

test_cookie

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.

1 day

Third-party cookie

 

Performance cookies require your explicit consent to be installed on your Device. You can configure your browser to block or receive notifications about these cookies, but this will prevent certain parts of the Site from functioning. These cookies do not store any personal information.

 

4.4      Profiling and marketing cookies and social network cookies

We may use profiling and marketing cookies - whether first or third party - to propose content, including advertising relevant to your interests, on our Site or on third-party sites. This includes the use of technology to better assess the usefulness of advertisements and content presented to the user, for example by monitoring whether or not the user has clicked on an advertisement.

We may work with other companies, generally known as service providers, which are authorised to use cookies or similar technologies to store data on our sites or in our services, apps and tools. These service providers enable us to offer you a better, faster and safer experience on our sites.

These service providers may use these technologies to help us provide you with our content and advertising and to create anonymous site statistics and analysis. We do not allow any of our service providers to collect your personal information on our sites or through our services, apps or tools for their own purposes. These service providers are subject to confidentiality agreements with us and other legal restrictions on the use or collection of any personal information. The use of user cookies is governed by the privacy policy of such third parties.

Except for the use of such technologies by our service providers or other authorised third parties, we do not accept on the sites any content from entities (such as advertisements, user communications, direct contact, comments, reviews, etc.) to include or use cookies, web beacons, local storage or similar technologies in order to track or capture your personal information.

 

Cookie

Description

Duration

Cookie type

_gcl_au

Used by Google Ad Sense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.

3 months

First-party cookie

_shopify_sa_t

Collects data on visitors' behaviour and interaction - Th is is used to make advertisement on the website more relevant. The cookie also allows the website to detect any referrals from other websites

1 day

First-party cookie

_shopify_sa_p

Collects data on visitors' behaviour and interaction - This is used to make advertisement on the website more relevant. The cookie also allow s the website to detect any referrals from other websites

1 day

First-party cookie

_y

Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

1 year

First-party cookie

_s

Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

1 day

First-party cookie

_shopify_y

Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

1 year

First-party cookie

_shopify_s

Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

1 day

First-party cookie

_ptq.gif

Sends data to the marketing platform Hubspot about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

Session

Third-party cookie

_landing_page

Stores visitors' navigation by registering landing pages - This allows the website to present relevant products and/or measure their advertisement efficiency on other websites

13 days

First-party cookie

_orig_referrer

This cookie is used to collect information on a visitor. This information will become an ID string with information on a specific visitor – ID information strings can be used to target groups with similar preferences or can be used by third- party domains or ad-exchanges.

 

13 days

First-party cookie

_shopify_evids

Contains data on the content of the shopping cart. This data is used for marketing purposes by promoting related products or for retargeting purposes

Session

First-party cookie

embed/v3/counters.gif

Collects in formation on user preferences and/or interaction with web-campaign content - This is used on CRM-campaign-platform used by website owners for promoting events or products.

Session

Third-party cookie

IDE

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

1 year

Third-party cookie

pagead/1p-user-list/#

Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between website

Session

Third-party cookie

recentlyViewedProducts

This cookie may collect the following in formation and store it against a user ID: Product codes from merch ant sites the visitor has brow sed and other in formation relevant to shopping behaviour on mainstream shopping sites. This information is used to serve targeted adverts to the visitor.

Persistent

First-party cookie

 

Your explicit consent is required for marketing and profiling cookies and social network cookies. Refusal to consent to the use of profiling and marketing cookies and social network cookies will not affect your ability to access the Site, except that you will not be able to access those features or content that utilise such cookies.

If you reject first-party advertising cookies, you will still see our advertisements, but it will not be targeted to your interests.

5           How can I control cookies?

The first time you access the Site, you will see a banner containing brief information on the use of cookies and a link ("Manage your cookies") through which you can easily choose which cookies to install.

Please note that you can also control and delete individual cookies using the settings of most browsers.

Below we provide links to the cookie management pages of the main browsers:

Google Chrome – Mozilla Firefox –  Safari - Internet Explorer

Your choice will have different consequences depending on the category of cookies selected.

 This Cookie Policy Rev.03, was issued, and is effective from, 31st of May 2022.

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