In line with European legislation, Panini aims to ensure that every website user understands what cookies are and why they are used for so as the users can make informed decisions whether they want the cookies on their devices or not.
A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a website to the hard drive of user's computer through an anonymous code that may identify the computer but not the user and passively track its activities on the website.
The cookies are classified in four categories, upon their functions:
Strictly necessary cookies
Panini websites use the following cookies categories, which consent is not required for the delivery of these:
Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable the user to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services the user has asked for, like login into the website or create shopping baskets, cannot be provided.
Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. These cookies can be compared to "technical cookies" when alternately (i) are directly used by the site's administrator to collect information in aggregate form or (ii) are managed by third parties and are adopted specific means in order to reduce the cookies capability to identify users (for example, by masking significant IP address portions) and the third parties uses them exclusively for the provision of the service. For example they store cookies data separately without crossing them or enrich with any available personal data.
Functionality cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember choices the user makes (such as username, language or the region the user is in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to provide services the user has asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track the user's browsing activity on other websites. These cookies are also called technical cookies.
All the above mentioned cookies are called persistent as their duration is set by the server at the time of their creation.
Managing cookies preferences
Some of the cookies we use in our sites are served by us and some are served by third parties who are delivering services on our behalf.
The user can change settings of third party cookies referring to the links listed below (Third Parties Cookies). Anyway, it's possible to find further information about cookies and how to manage all cookies by changing the browser settings.
Please refer to the following links in order to manage cookies in different browsers:
Please note, however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on our sites the user may not be able to take full advantage of our sites.
Please find below a detailed list of all the cookies used by Panini and the way to manage them.
Cookie Name: ASPSESSIONIDxxxxxxxx, UltimateSurveysurvey47, UltimateSurveyuserGUID
Description: Session cookie
Cookie Name: pnn-cookie-check, testSessionCookie
Description: Check on cookie acceptance
Panini does not accept liability for the contents and cookies of external links, which can be changed without notice by the respective operators. Panini provides the users with the third parties cookies' purposes and the link to the third parties Information to data subjects.
Third Party Cookies List
Cookie Name: _ga, _gat_UA-xxxxxxxx-x, __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmt, __utmz
Provider: Google Analytics
Description: Google Analytics cookies enable to track visitors behaviour and measure site performance. For example, these cookies distinguish between users and sessions and are used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics.
More info: Google Analytics
Google Analytics cookies
Every Panini website includes components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). These are third-party cookies collected and managed in aggregate way to monitor and improve the performance of our websites (analytic cookies).
For more information, please refer to the link below:
Google Privacy and Terms for partners
The users can selectively disable the Google Analytics action by installing on his browser the opt-out component provided by Google. For more information, please refer to the links below:
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
Support Google Analytics
My Account Google Analytics
The user could find that a content of a website page, normally a videoclip, is delivered by Youtube. When the user clicks on this part of the page to enjoy the content, YouTube sets cookies that collect IP address and performance of the user.