Privacy and Cookies Policy - VJ Salomone Group
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Privacy and Cookies Policy

General Information

 

V.J. Salomone Limited and its group undertakings are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data. V.J. Salomone Limited takes the security of your personal data very seriously, and endeavours to be transparent, by providing information on the categories of personal data collected, and the purpose for collecting such personal data.

This Privacy Policy describes how we manage, process and store personal data submitted through the use of our website.

For this purpose, this privacy policy provides you with information on the following:

 

  • Who is the data controller?
  • Purpose of website and type of data collected
  • Links to websites
  • What are Cookies?
  • How do we use Cookies?
  • Cookie removal tips
  • How to contact us
  • Changes to this Privacy and Cookies Policy
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    Who is the data controller?

     

    In this Privacy Policy (this “Policy”), “V.J. Salomone”, “we”, “us” or “our” means V.J. Salomone Limited, (a company incorporated in Malta, with registration number C-712, and with principal offices at V.J. Salomone Ltd, Upper Cross Road, Marsa, Malta).

    All personal data obtained by us is held and used in compliance with this Policy, with the Maltese Data Protection Act (as amended by Act No.XX of 2018), and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council (hereafter referred to as the “GDPR”). V.J. Salomone Marketing Limited is deemed a “data controller” for the purposes of the GDPR.
     

    Purpose of website and type of data collected

     

    This website is primarily used to provide you with information on the products and services offered by V.J. Salomone Limited and its group undertakings. No personal data is collected or processed when you use our website, such as email addresses, names and other personal data, typically requested in forms. We do however make use of Cookies, as do most websites. This policy provides you with our Cookies policy to explain to you what types of cookies are used and for what purpose.

     

    Links to websites

     

    Our website may include links to websites operated by our group undertakings. These websites have separate privacy policies. When visiting these websites please refer to the respective Privacy Policies provided.

     

    What are Cookies?

     

    Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser, that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. This website uses both persistent and session cookies.

     

    How do we use Cookies?

     

    We use Cookies to enable us to improve and develop our website to cater for the needs of our visitors and customers, by noting and keeping track of the pages and advertisements visited and how frequently particular pages are visited to identify the most popular areas of our website.

    No personal data is collected through the use of cookies. The information collected through the use of cookies is in anonymous form, including the number of visits to this site, how you arrived at the site, and which pages you visited.

    In general these are the type of Cookies we use:

     

    Strictly necessary cookies

     

    These are cookies that are essential to make the website function.

     

    Name of Cookie Cookie Provider Purpose of Cookie Expiry
    ASP.NET_SessionId Our web server This cookie is used to identify the users session on the server. The session being an area on the server. Hence, this cookie is used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server. At the end of the session

     

     

    Analytical cookies

     

    We make use of Google Analytics cookies to keep track of the number of visitors to our websites, the time spent on our website and what search engine was used to find our website. The following cookies are used on our website:

     

    Name of Cookie Cookie Provider Purpose of Cookie Expiry
    A_utma Google Analytics This cookie is used distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to our site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like days and visits. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years from set/update or when browser data is cleared
    _utmb
    _utmc
    Google Analytics The _utmb and _utmc cookies, work together to calculate how long a visit takes. __utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site, while __utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site. 30 minutes from set/update or when browser data is cleared. (_utmb)

    At the end of the session (_utmc)

    _utmz Google Analytics Stores the traffic source that explains how the user reached our site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 6 months from set/update or when browser is cleared.

     

     

    Performance cookies

     

    Performance cookies typically enable us to see how much traffic we have and to monitor the uptime of our website.

     

    Name of Cookie Cookie Provider Purpose of Cookie Expiry
    _utmt Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate. 10 minutes or when browser data is cleared

     

     

    Cookie removal tips

     

    The use of Cookies can be blocked from your respective web browser. You can also delete Cookies previously installed from your respective web browser. For more information relating to the use of cookies on websites, including how to block or delete cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. We are also providing you with guidance below, on how to block or delete cookies when using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

     

    Blocking cookies

     

    • If you are using Internet Explorer you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
    • If you are using Google Chrome you can block all cookies by accessing the “Settings” menu within Google Chrome and then select the “Advanced” settings option. Then switch on the “Send a ‘Do Not Track’ request with your browsing traffic” option.
    • In Mozilla Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
    • If you would like to block cookies provided by Google Analytics, you can do so by following the instructions provided in the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

     

    Deleting cookies

     

    • In Internet Explorer, click on the Tools button and then select the “Delete browsing history” option. Select the “Cookies and website data” option and click on the “Delete” button.
    • In Google Chrome you can delete cookies by accessing the “Settings” menu within Google Chrome and then select the “Advanced” settings option. Select the “Clear browsing history” option. Select the “Cookies and other site data” tick box and click on the “Clear data” option.
    • In Mozilla Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.

     

     

    How to contact us

     

    If you have any questions pertaining to this Privacy and Cookies Policy please contact our Data Protection Officer using the below contact details:

    Email address: dpo@staging-zebozico.kinsta.cloud

    Postal address: Data Protection Officer, V.J. Salomone, Upper Cross Road, Marsa, Malta.

     

     

    Changes to the Privacy and Cookies policy

     

    We aim to meet high standards and our policies and procedures are, therefore, constantly under review. From time to time we may change how we use and place cookies. Accordingly we recommend that you check this page periodically in order to review our current policies and practices.

     

    Last modified date: 18 June 2018