Cookie Notice

PPM Industries SpA, in the person of its legal representative in office, with offices at Via G. Terzi di S. Agata 23, Brembate di Sopra (BG), Italy (hereinafter “PPM”), Data Controller pursuant to Art. 28 of Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003 (Privacy Act), is duly informing you about the cookies installed in its website

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent to your electronic device such as PC, tablet, etc. while browsing a website. Afterwards every time you are browsing, the cookies are sent back to the website they originated from, or sent to another website which is able to recognise that specific cookie. Cookies act like a memory card for a website, enabling the website to recognise your device every time you visit the same site afterwards.

Do we use cookies on our website?

Yes. Cookies are used to improve websites and to provide users services and access to features. It is possible to limit or disable the use of cookies by changing your browser settings. But doing so could stop you from using some features of the website.

Types of cookies utilised on this site:

  1. Persistent cookies not requiring your consent:

 The following cookies, related to activities strictly necessary for the website to work properly and to supply of the service, are utilised:

PHPSESSID Session Persistent Cookie di Sessione per permettere la navigazione del sito web di WordPress
fc_sb_4 Session Persistent Cookie di FormCraft per le form di Contatto
fc_sb_3 21 days Persistent Cookie di FormCraft per le form di Contatto
mfn-post-love Never expires Persistent cookie per il Like “cuoricino” sui Post
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, PREF, YSC 8 months Persistent Questo cookie viene impostato tramite il servizio video YouTube nelle pagine con video YouTube incorporati. Il cookie VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE cookie cerca di valutare la larghezza di banda utilizzata. Questo cookie non raccoglie informazioni che identificano un utente.
NID 6 months Persistent Cookie di Google Maps – Could cover a multitude of sins but they definitely place cookies if you have embedded Google Maps into your pages.

 The following cookies related to saving preferences and optimisation are used:

cookie_notice_accepted 30 days Persistent It saves the indication of whether the user has clicked on the privacy consent notice

Some cookies for statistical purposes are used by the website manager for gathering information in aggregated form: Third-party persistent cookies such as Google Analytics, User data not profiled at the IP level.

_ga 2 years Google Analytics Utilised for distinguishing users.
_gat 10 minutes Google Analytics Utilised to throttle the request rate.

Persistent cookies do not require your consent, so they are installed automatically after coming to the website.

  1. Cookies requiring your consent

All cookies other than persistent ones described above are installed and enabled only after the user has given his consent the first time he visits the site. Consent can be given by interacting with the notice banner appearing on the landing page, according to the methods specified on the banner (by clicking on the OK button). It can also be given or denied selectively in the manners specified below. It keeps track of the consent given for the next time you come back to the site. However, the user has the possibility of totally or partially revoking the consent given.

  1. a) Cookies used for profiling users for advertising purposes managed by the site owner: these types of cookies are not used.
  2. b)   Cookies managed by third parties

Cookies managed by third parties are also installed from this site. Below are some indications, a link to the privacy policy and the consent form for each one. You can give your consent to each one by continuing to browse the site or closing this window.

b1) cookies used for profiling users for advertising purposes: these types of cookies are not used

b2) cookies used for retargeting: these types of cookies are not used

b3) social plug-in content-sharing cookies: These types of cookies are used for sharing content on social networks.

Below is the name of the third parties managing them and a link to the page where you can find information on processing and give your consent.

bt2 255 days Cookie of Utilised by the AddThis social sharing platform for keeping track of parts of a site visited so as to recommend other parts
dt 29 days Cookie of It keeps track of the expiration date of other cookies utilised by the AddThis social sharing service.
loc 2 years Cookie of Geolocation, used for helping providers determine the geographic position of users in the country sharing information amongst themselves.
uid 2 years Cookie of Unique User ID that recognises a returning user
um 2 years Cookie of It records social media content sharing by the user.
uvc 2 years Cookie of It records how often the AddThis social sharing service interacts with the same user

b4) cookie used for collecting statistical data:

mailSubject 30 days Cookie used for collecting statistical data It saves the user’s referral to understand the source of requests for estimates at the statistical level
userSurce 30 days Cookie used for collecting statistical data It saves the user’s referral to understand the source of requests for estimates at the statistical level

Links to cookie and privacy notices of third-party sites

Linkedin information note:
Linkedin (configuration):

Google+ information note:
Google+ (configuration):
Google Analytics:


How are cookies disabled or deleted?

Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can choose not to accept them. We do not advise you to refuse them, since that could prevent you from browsing normally and using all features of this site. If you do not want your PC to accept and save cookies, you can change the security setting on your browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari etc.). At any rate certain parts of our site can be used to the fullest only if your browser accepts cookies. Otherwise, you will not be able to enter reserved areas. Consequently your decision to delete and not accept cookies can have a negative impact on your stay on our site. If you want to change your cookie settings, by clicking on settings of the various browsers, below are some instructions on how to do this on the most widely-used browsers.

Information on the law decree

Measure of the Privacy Authority of 8 May 2014, published in the Official Journal issue No. 126 of 3 June, which can be viewed at the address:

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