Cookie Policy

Information on cookies usage pursuant to Article 13 of the Italian Data Protection Code
By this we inform you about the usage on this website of the so called cookies pursuing the European directive 2009/136/CE and the related to the Italian Data Protection Authority decision n. 229/2014.

“Cookie” definition
Cookies are short text files (letters and/or numbers) that a website sends to the device (computer, smartphone, tablet) you are usign to access it. Cookies store information to be re-used during the browsing session or later, even after days. Cookies storage is based on the customer’s preferences.
Furthermore, from the introduction of HTML5, there are different kinds of local storage and similar technologies, such as, web beacon and invisible GIFs, qhich are used to collect information on the customer’s behaviour and choices, and on service usage.
In this document, to simplify, we will use the term “cookie” for cookies and all the similar technologies.

Types of cookies
Cookies may be categorised in two main types, which have different features and use:

  • Technical Cookies or session cookies: These are cookies are essential for the correct website functioning and they are used to manage users’ login and her access to restricted site functions. The Session cookies usage is restricted to the working session (once the browser is closed they are destroyed), except for longer kept cookies, used solely for a limited period to recognise the user’s device through an alfa-numeric code, which is generated on the first session access. Disabling these cookies will compromise the use of services that are accessed from after login. The public part of the website can be browsed normally. In this kind are also included the so called analytics cookies, only if using aggregated data to collect and analyse website traffic and to monitor website performance and usage in an anonymous form. These cookies, without identifying the user, allow, for example, to detect if the same user access the website in different occasions; they also allow to monitor the system and improve performance and usability. These cookies can be used without users’ consent.
  • Profiling and marketing cookies. These permanent cookies are used to identify anonymously and not) customers’ preferences and to improve his browsing experience, by creating specific profiles and being used to send advertising messages in line with the user browsing history. Sikelia Service’s websites do not use this kind of cookies.

Third-party Cookies
By browsing a website you can receive cookies both from the visited site (“first-party cookies”), and from (“third-party cookies”) The management of information gathered by third-parties is ruled by specific informative you are kindly asked to refer to. a To allow an higher transparency and easie access to these, please read the chart below reporting the different kinds of cookies and the links to third parties’ informatives.

Cookie type



Data owner

Link to third party privacy/cookie policy



Statistical analysis and reporting

Google Inc.

Social Buttons
The website uses “buttons” (called “social buttons/widgets”) with social network icons on them (e.g. Facebook, Twitter etc.) and other websites These cookies allow users browsing on the website to interact directly with social networks and other website whose button is on the webpage. In this case the social network and the other websites collect the data on the user’s visit, while the data owner does not.

Cookie Life Time
Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until the website page isn’t closed or until the logout. Some other are persistent and are available also after closing the browser and on new visits to it. Their length is set by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases it is a predefined time, in some other it is timeless. Apart from those cookies whose information is stored exclusively for technical purposes. Sikelia Service does not use persistent cookies.
Anyway, browsing on websites pages, you can interact with third-party websites which can create or modify persistent and profiling cookies.

Cookie Management
The user can choose to consent or not to use cookies from her browser settings.

Attention: partial or total disabling of technical cookies can affect website functionalities for registered users; while the public part of the website can be browsed normally. Disabling third-parties’ cookies doesn’t affect the website browsing. The setting can be specifically defined for different websites and web applications. Furthermore top browsers allow to set different settings for first-party cookies and for third-parties’.

On your browser settings it is possible to manage and define whether to use and accept each kind of cookie and, eventually, to procede to their removal.

Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Apple Safari
Mozilla Firefox 
Flash Player

We remind you that disabling all the cookies on the browser could affect interactive functionalities.

Data communication and diffusion
The data collected using cookies could be processed only by specifically authorised personnel and by the responsible of data collection.
These data could be sent to third-parties only if specifically designed as responsible of data, for certain data processing linked to existing contract (e.g. consultant, service companies). The data collected by using first-party cookies will not communicated nor disclosed to third-parties-
The data collected using third-party cookies could be disclosed outside the European Union, with particular reference to the United States.

Your rights
Under the italian law art. 7 of the decree . 196/2003, you can at any time exercise your rights to the responsible of data and be confirmed of your personale data presence and have access to them in a comprehensible way. You can also request them to be deleted or ciphered or blocked if non rightfully used. You can also ask for your data to be corrected, integrated or updated. You can oppose for your data to be processed.

Owner and person in charge of data
Owner and the person responsible of data is Sikelia Service S.p.A. Registered Office: Via Roma, 31 – 95024 Acireale (CT), Italy.
Responsible for the treatment of personal data is: Michele Di Re, available at the same address. E-mail:

Informative updating
Sikelia Service s.p.a. will keep the informative constantly updated and will publish it on the website to which it is related.