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PRIVACY POLICY

Edizioni Minerva Medica is anxious to protect its clients’ privacy and in this document we outline our procedures for handling the personal data of users who consult the minervamedica.it website.
We would ask site users to read this document carefully before forwarding any type of personal information.
This document is subject to updating; we would therefore invite interested users to consult it periodically.
What type of information is collected online by Minerva Medica?
Session data
Minerva Medica uses its own session and persistent cookies for the correct functioning of certain parts of the site and the data collected are not used for advertising purposes and are not passed on to third parties.
General navigation data
Minerva Medica monitors general navigation data through Google Analytics cookies: it collects information about the number of visitors of the site, the pages visited, the type of research carried out. This process does not make any use of identifiable personal data and is absolutely anonymous.
Personal data supplied voluntarily by users
Access to most sections on the site does not require any form of registration and navigation is permitted without the user having to identify him or herself.
Minerva Medica collects the personal details of users during registration at the website. Registration at the minervamedica.it website is required for checking out, activating online subscriptions and sending out information about new publications. Registration also makes it possible to consult order history and modify personal details.
How is the information provided online used?
Minerva Medica uses the data collected for specific, limited purposes.
General navigation data are used for the sole purpose of extracting anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to improve how it works. Information on the personal details of users is used by Minerva Medica exclusively for the operations necessary to process orders, activate subscriptions online and send out information about new publications.
For the purposes of the Italian Decree Law 196/2003 Minerva Medica guarantees the confidentiality of data and the possibility to modify them or cancel them upon receipt of a written request by the person responsible.
To guarantee the security and confidentiality of the personal details collected online Minerva Medica employs security measures in conformity with the Italian regulations in force.
Minerva Medica is committed not to circulate any personal details or communicate them to third parties.
Minerva Medica is not responsible for the privacy of sites linked to the minervamedica.it website.
Definition of cookies
Cookies are small quantities of data that are sent to the user’s browser by a server and are saved on the user’s hard disk.
Cookies are recognised by the website that sent them every time a connection is made. Cookies have no damaging effect on the user’s computer and they have the advantage of personalising and speeding up contact with the user.
Types of cookies
Session cookies
. Cookies that are automatically deleted when the user closes the browser.
Persistent cookies. Cookies that are stored in the device until they expire or are deleted by users/visitors.
The minervamedica.it website uses session cookies and its own persistent cookies for the proper functioning of some parts of the site and the data collected are not used for advertising and are not passed on to third parties.
Third party cookies. Cookies that are stored on behalf of third parties divided into:
Analitycs. These are cookies used to collect and analyse statistical information on accesses and visits to the site.
The minervamedica.it website uses Google Inc. cookies for aggregate statistical information that is useful for assessing how the site is used and the activities carried out by visitors, and stores the information collected by cookies on servers that may be located in the United States or in other countries. Google will transfer the information collected with its cookies to third parties where required by law or where the third party processes information on its behalf. Google will not associate the user’s IP address with any other data in its possession for the purpose of obtaining a more detailed profile of the user. Further information on privacy and on the use of cookies can be found directly on the sites of each organization.
Widgets. This category takes in all those graphic components of a program’s user interface, the purpose of which is to help the user interact with the program. Examples are Facebook, Google+ and Twitter cookies. Further information on privacy and on the use of cookies can be found directly on the sites of each organization.
At the moment, the minervamedica.it website does not use its own or third party widgets.
Advertising. This category takes in cookies used for advertising purposes on a site. Google and Tradedoubler fall into this category. Further information on privacy and on the use of cookies can be found directly on the sites of each organization.
The minervamedica.it website does not use its own or third party cookies for advertising activities.
Web beacons. This category takes in snippets of code that enable a site to transfer or collect information through the request for a graphic image. Websites can use them for a variety of reasons, including analysis of the use of websites, monitoring and reporting on advertising and the personalisation of advertising and content.
The www.minervamedica.it website does not use its own or third party web beacons.
Individual cookies can be monitored and deleted by changing the settings on most browsers. An action of this kind could, however, prevent you from using certain features of our website correctly.
For more information about cookies please visit www.aboutcookies.org http://www.aboutcookies.org.
To remove cookies from the internet browser of your smartphone or tablet, please consult the device’s user manual.

For further information contact:

Minerva Medica

Privacy policy

Corso Bramante 83-85 10126 Torino

Telefono 011-678282

Fax 011-674502

Email minervamedica@minervamedica.it

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