Cookies Policy

Michela Bruni, is aware of the importance of protecting the right to privacy of the users of its website (the “Data Subjects”) and informs that the website (the “Website”) uses cookies to make navigation easier and that personal data acquired through these tools will be processed in compliance with the law on personal data protection.

Therefore, pursuant to Article 13 of Regulation (EU) no. 2016/679 (the “Regulation”), Michela Bruni provides the following information on the methods of persona data management and processing.

  1. Types of data collected, purpose, legal basis of processing and data retention period – Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text file that a website sends to the device (usually the browser) of the users who have visited it. Cookies will be stored in such device before being re-sent to the website when the user visits it again.

Types of cookies used by the Websites: technical cookie and analytical cookies with limited identification potential.

Technical cookies are cookies used for the sole purpose of carrying out or facilitating the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary in order to provide an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service. Analytical cookies are used instead to analyse and measure the use of the website by users. Analytical cookies are assimilated to technical cookies when used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site. The legal basis that legitimises such processing is art. 6 par. 1 lett. b) of the Regulation, since it allows the user to use the service requested.

The technical cookies used by the site are:

Cookie name: PHPSESSID

Description: This tool is a PHP native cookie and let to web sites to remember data on the session status. In the web site is used to establish a user session and to communicate status data through a temporary cookie, commonly called session cookie. Since the PHPSESSID cookie does not have a time limit.

Cookie expiry: When the browser is closed.

Cookie name: viewed_cookie_policy

Description: This cookie is used to display the information on the use of cookies. They do not record any personal identification information.

Cookie expiry: 1 year

The analytical Google cookies with limited identifying potentials used by the Website are:

Cookie name: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmt, __utmz

Google Analytics cookies: these cookies allow you to differentiate between users, as well as collect information and generate statistics on the use of websites.
Type of personal data processed: the use of anonymous data for the service with partially obscured IP addresses.

Cookie expiry: 2 years.

To revoke the consent to their installation or deactivating them, click opt-out

Deactivating cookies.

All modern browsers allow users to decide whether to block the installation of cookies on their terminal and to delete those already installed. This also applies to cookies installed as a result of browsing this site. In this case browsing the site may be difficult or even impossible.

The ways to disable the installation of cookies on the most modern browsers are listed below:

Google Chrome.

– Select the Chrome menu icon.

– Select “Settings”.

At the bottom of the page, select “Show Advanced Settings”.

– In the “Privacy” section, select “Content settings”.

– Select Prevent sites from setting data.

– Select “Finish”.

For more information visit this page.

Internet Explorer

– Click on the “Tools” button and then on “Internet Options”.

– Click on the Privacy tab and in the Settings section, move the slider up to block all cookies or down to allow them and click OK.

For more information visit this page.

Apple Safari

– Visit the Preferences page.

– From the Privacy panel choose the option to block cookies.

– To delete already stored cookies, press the “Remove all website data” button.

For more information visit this page.

Apple Safari for mobile devices

– Touch the Settings> Safari> Block cookies button.

– Choose the option “Always allow”, “Allow only from websites I visit”, “Allow only from current website” or “Always block”. In IOS 7 or older versions, choose “Never”, “Third party and advertisers” or “Always”.

For more information visit this page.

Mozilla Firefox

– Click on the menu button and select Preferences.

– Select the Privacy panel.

– Under History settings: select use custom settings.

– To activate cookies, mark Accept cookies from sites; to turn them off, remove the mark from the item.

– If you are having problems with cookies, also make sure that the option Accept third-party cookies is not set to Never.

-Choose how long cookies can remain stored:

– Keep them until: they expire: cookies will be removed when they reach the expiry date (date set by the site that sends cookies).

– Keep them until:  Firefox closes: cookies stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is closed.

– Keep them until: ask each time: displays a warning every time a website tries to set a cookie and asks the user if he wants this cookie to be saved.

– Close the page. Any changes made will be automatically saved.

For more information visit this page.


– Go to Preferences area.

– Select the “Advanced” area and enter the “Cookies” section.

– To disable cookie storage by the browser, select the “Never accept cookies” setting.

For more information visit this page.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Controller informs that the User can use Your Online Choices. Through this service it is possible to manage the tracking preferences of most advertising tools. The Data Controller, therefore, recommends using this resource in addition to the information provided in this document.

  1. Data retention period

Personal data processed following the navigation of the Website will be retained for the entire period of service delivery and then immediately cancelled. The cookies installed through the site are temporary and are automatically deleted at the deadline indicated in this policy. The data collected through services related to Google will be retained for a period of 14 months.

  1. Modalities for data processing

The Data will be processed with electronic tools and will be stored on any type of appropriate support and will be organised in a database. Specific security measures are followed to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorised access. The processing of the Data carried out by Michela Bruni does not involve automated decision-making processes.

  1. Reporting data

The provision of the Data for the above-mentioned purposes is optional: in default there will not be consequences for the Data Subjects. The installation of technical and analytical cookies is optional (it can be prevented through the browser settings), but could result in the uselessness of the Website or some of its services.

  1. Communication of Data

The Data may be communicated to: (i) subjects who are entitled and have the interest to access to the Data by law or secondary legislations; (ii) Data Controller’s internal staff; (iii) companies, associations or professional offices that provide services and activities, on behalf of the Data Controller, as Data Processors for the fulfilment of legal obligations, as well as for every organizational and administrative need necessary to provide the services requested. The details of the Data Processors are listed in an updated list available at Michela Bruni premises (to be requested at the addresses indicated in point 9). The Data will not be disseminated.

  1. Data Transfer outside the European Union or to international organisations

Michela Bruni does not transfer the Data processed for the purposes indicated in this policy outside the EU or to international organizations.

  1. Link to sites or services of third parties

This policy is provided only for the processing of personal data made through the Website or the tools provided by the same, and not for other websites that may be consulted by the Data Subjects through links, whose managers operate as independent data controllers. Before accessing the services of third parties, Data Subjects are therefore invited to read their privacy policies carefully.

  1. Data Subjects’ rights

The Data Subjects have the right to exercise at any time the rights provided for by the Regulation, such as:

– to obtain information on: (i) Data source; (ii) purposes and methods of processing; (iii) logic applied; (iv) identifying details of Data Controller and of Data Processors;

– to obtain: (i) access, updating, correction or integration of data; (ii) deletion, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of Data processed in violation of the law; (iii) the limitation of data processing; (iv) copy of the Data in standard format;

– to object, in whole or in part:

(a) for legitimate reasons, the processing of the Data, even if pertinent to the purposes of the collection;

(b) to the processing of the Data necessary (i) for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in Michela Bruni or (ii) for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, included profiling;

(c) to the processing of the Data for the purposes of sending advertising or direct sales material or for carrying out market research or commercial communication;

– to revoke the consent to processing, when this is based on the hypothesis provided for by art. 6, par. 1 (a) (when “the data subject has given consent to the processing of their personal data for one or more specific purposes“), or by art. 9, par. 2 (a) (when “the data subject has explicitly consented to the processing of such personal data for one or more specific purposes”) of the Regulation, at any time without prejudice to the lawfulness of the treatment based on the consent given prior to the revocation. In particular, in order to no longer receive e-mails or promotional mail, the Data Subjects can at any time request a free cancellation from the service by sending a message to the addresses indicated in points 9 and 10 of this statement.

If Data Subjects consider that the processing of the Data is in violation of the law, they have right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, particularly in the Member State in which they usually reside or work or where the alleged violation has occurred. The Italian Supervisory Authority can be reached at the addresses on its own website

  1. Data controller – Contact details

The Data Controller is Michela Bruni, Tax no 08349861008, in the person of the legal representative Michela Bruni Reichlin. Michela Bruni may also be contacted at the e-mail addresses, even to exercise the rights listed above. Michela Bruni retains the right to update this personal data processing policy.