Cookie Policy

Ghella S.p.A., with registered office in Via Pietro Borsieri 2/a – 00195 Rome, REA Number RM-330024, tax code 00462220583and VAT number 00898971007 (hereinafter, the “Company”), takes your privacy and the protection of your personal data very seriously.With this cookie policy, the Company informs you that on the website (hereinafter, the “Website”) are used some socalled “cookies”. This cookie policy, therefore, has the purpose of explaining to you what the cookies are, how they are used on the Website and how you can consciously make your decisions for their management. This cookie policy is provided in addition to the Privacy Policy for Website’s Visitors. Pursuant to Sections 15 - 22 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and 122 of the Privacy Code (Legislative Decree 196/2003), for information about your rights andhow you can exercise such rights, to know the contact details of the data controller and for any other information, please refer to the Privacy Policy for Visitors.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that the websites visited by the user send directly to his/herdevice (usually to the browser), where they are stored before being retransmitted to the same websites when theuser accesses them again.

The cookies used on this Website can be distinguished on the basis of the following criteria:

a) based on who manages them:

  1. proprietary or first-party cookies: these are cookies installed directly by the Company through the Website;
  2. third-party cookies: these are cookies installed through the Website by third parties with respect to the Company.

b) based on how much time they remain active:

  1. session cookies: these cookies store the necessary information during the browsing session and are deleted automaticallyafterthe session expires, or when the browser is closed;
  2. persistent cookies: they are stored on your hard-disk and the Website reads them every time you make a new visit.

Apersistent cookie has a preset expiry date. The cookie will stop working after this date.

c) based on the purposes:

Cookies are used for different purposes. We use them, for exampleto count the number of visitors we receive on a page and to protect your data.

The Website makes use of the following cookies:

  • Analytics Cookies

For further details about thiscategory of cookies, please keep reading this cookie policy.

Find out how they work and what they are used forand freely choose whether to provide or not your consent to their use.

1. What are monitoring or “analytics” cookies and how do they work?

Analytics cookies are used on the Website to collect statistical information, in aggregated or non-aggregated form, on the number of users accessing the Website and how they visit the Website.

The analytics cookies of this Website are not installed directly by the Company but by third parties that act as independent data controllers.
As required by current privacy legislation, your prior consent is required for the installation of third-party analytics cookies (Section 6, paragraph 1, let. a) of the Regulation and 122 of the Privacy Code), unless tools that reduce the identifying power of cookies are adopted and third parties do not combine information collected with these cookies with other information they already have. For this reason, when you access the Website, a banner is displayed in order to inform you that (i) the Website uses third-party analytics cookiesand that (ii) by closing the banner, scrollingthe homepage or by clicking any element on the Webpage other than the banner, you give your consent to the use of such cookies.Should you give your consent for the set-up of the cookies in said way, we will keep record of your consent through a specific technical cookie. By doing this, we will prevent you from visualizing the banner again during your next visit to the Website. Please do consider that,should you deletethis technical cookie from your browser through the process described in paragraph 2, let. (A), the record of your consent will be lost and, therefore, during your next visit to the Website, thebanner on the cookies will be displayed again.

Obviously, you canfreely decide to block the installation of analytics cookies at any time, and, in such case, the possibility to visit the Website or  benefit of its contents will not be jeopardized in any manner whatsoever.

Here is the list of analytics cookies currently used on the Website, with the indication of the link to the information pages created by their developers to inform you on how to manage analytics cookies and easily oppose to their use (opt-out):

Name of the cookie

Type of cookies


Link to the policy/Instructions for the opt-out


Third-party analytics

2 years


Third-party analytics

1 day


Third-party analytics

1 day


Third-party analytics


2. How can I manage cookies?

There are different ways to manage, disable and delete cookies:

(A) Changing the browser’s settings

Follow the instructions provided by the developer of your Internet browser to find out how to manage, disable or delete some or all of the cookies:

(B) Using the methods made available by third parties

To disable third-party cookiesor if you want to learn about other tools available to manage, delete, and more in general to opt-out from their use, please read the privacy policies of the relevant third parties who installed analytics cookies (see paragraph 1 above). Please remember that, by disabling third-party cookies, (i) you opt-out from their use not only on the Website but also from all other Internet websites on which such cookies are used and (ii) the possibility to access the Website and use its features will not be jeopardized in any manner whatsoever. When you disable third-party cookies, the cookie banner on the homepage of the Website will still be displayed; in this case, however, if you close the banner, or scrollthe homepage or clickany element of the homepage other than the banner, you will not receive any third-party cookies that have been duly removed.

3. Do I need to know anything else?

Personal data could be stored on servers managed by third parties (e.g. IT systems’suppliers) or could be managed by subjects specialized in online advertising, who act as data processors.

We inform you that some of the subjects that convey third-party cookies could be established in countries that do not belongto the European Economic Area (“EEA”), which maynot offeradequate level of protection under the Regulation.

In particular, pleasebe aware of the information contained in the following table:


Country of transfer

Legal basis

Google Cookies

United States of America

Other Countries where Google has its own processing centres


“Privacy Shield” Agreement (

Last updated: July 2019