Controller and Data Protection Officer (DPO)
The Controller is BTicino S.p.A., Viale Borri 231, 21100 Varese, Italy, email firstname.lastname@example.org (hereinafter referred to as the “Company” or the “Controller”). You may contact the Data Protection Officer (DPO) at the following email address: email@example.com.
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Types of cookies used:
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2. Analytical cookies: these cookies are installed to collect aggregate information of a primarily statistical nature (how long does a user remain on a web page, number of visitors, etc.).
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How you can modify cookie settings
The majority of internet browsers are originally set to accept cookies automatically. However, users may set their browser to accept all or only certain cookies or reject cookies altogether by disabling their use. Also, users may generally set their browser to receive a warning every time a cookie is downloaded on their computer. Finally, at the end of each browsing session, users may delete all cookies downloaded on their hard disk from their devices. If you wish to delete all cookies installed in the cookies folder on your browser, keep in mind that different procedures are used by the various browsers for the management of settings.
Follow the links below to obtain specific information for some of the main browsers:
– Microsoft Windows Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-orallow- cookies;
– GoogleChrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647&p=cpn_co okies;
– Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies;
– Apple Safari: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/5.0/en/9277.html
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