Extended cookies policy

Extended cookies policy
This Cookies Policy, prepared in accordance with the decision of the Italian Data Protection Authority (hereinafter, the “Authority”) issued on 8 May 2014, regarding “Simplified arrangements to provide information and obtain consent regarding cookies” and with the decision issued on 19 March 2015, regarding “Guidelines regarding the treatment of personal data for on line profiling activity” has the aim of providing the purposes and procedures for the use/management of cookies and other identification technological instruments sent during the navigation of websites managed by LeasePlan Italia Spa (hereinafter, “LeasePlan”) in its capacity as data controller.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that visited websites send to the user’s terminal (e.g. computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.), where they are stored and then re-transmitted to the websites upon the user’s subsequent visit. Cookies can be divided into 2 types:

"first-party" when cookies are managed directly by the owner and/or publisher of the website (LeasePlan);
"third-party" when cookies are managed by external parties to the website visited by the user.

What first-party cookies do we use?
Below is a description of the types of first-party cookies used by LeasePlan:

Technical cookies
Technical cookies are essential for the proper functioning of certain sections of the website and are used to allow users normal navigation and the ability to use the services available on our websites, without which the latter would be unable to function properly. We also use technical cookies to memorise the authentication of protected areas or to customise preferences, for statistical measurements of access to the websites in order to analyse and collect information also in a not aggregate form (“cookies analytics”).
Profiling cookies
These are cookies used to track the user’s navigation online and to create profiles based on the tastes, habits, choices, etc. of the same. These cookies allow us to obtain information on the preferences and browsing habits of users on our websites (for example, the most viewed products and/or services) and to recognise users who return to visit our website and/or sites belonging to the network of one of our promotional partners. Such information is used to send personalised promotional communications. The information collected is not shared with third parties for the sending of promotional communications.

For this type, the following cookies are present on the website:
Visitor Cookie

Cookies Analytics
These cookies are used by LeasePlan to collect and analyse information for the statistic analysis of access and visits to our websites in order to improve the performance and design of the same. Furthermore, they may be used to limit the frequency with which advertisements are proposed and thus to show advertisements based on the interests of users in addition to helping measure the effectiveness of campaigns. The following cookies of this type are used on our website:
TVisitor Cookie

Third-party cookies
While browsing our websites, it is possible that some cookies may be sent that do not belong to our domains (so-called “Third-Party Cookies”) when, for example, users visit a page that includes the content of a third-party website. Certain types of cookies, managed by Third Parties, also allow us to obtain statistical information regarding visits received and browsing habits, in order to improve the usability and performance of our websites. Below LeasePlan provides a list of the types of third-party cookies that may be sent while browsing our websites and the relative descriptions and pages/websites where you may find information regarding the use of such cookies and deny consent to the sending of the same.

What Third-Party Cookies do we use?
The websites managed by LeasePlan may send Third-Party Cookies of the following types:

Cookies Analytics
These cookies are used by LeasePlan to collect and analyse information for statistical analyses on access and visits to our websites in order to improve the services and the design of the same. They may also be used to limit the frequency with which ads are shown and, therefore, to display advertising based on the interests of users as well as helping to measure the effectiveness of a campaign.
Below is a list of the Third Parties that may send cookie analytics while browsing our websites and the relative links to the privacy policies and forms for withdrawing consent to their reception:

How we obtain consent to receive cookies
In line with the provisions of current legislation, during the first visit to our website users are required to give prior consent to the sending of first and third-party cookie analytics and profiling cookies , which may be provided in the following manners:

by clicking on any link on the page;
by clicking the “Accept” button of the banner containing the cookies notice;
by accessing the “Manage Cookies” page present also in the banner containing the cookies notice by means of which the user can disable the use of any cookies at any time.
How to change browser preferences
Consent to receive cookies may also be provided through the specific browser settings of users. Most browsers allow you to set rules to manage cookies sent by only some or by all websites, an option that allows users more granular control of privacy and to deny the possibility of receiving cookies themselves. Below are instructions for the management of cookies through the settings of the main browsers:

Providing data is optional

Further information about cookies can be found at the following websites:

Web beacon
It could be possible that the webpages have objects (procedures, digital images or other) used to send the above profiling cookies, allowing the calculation of the users who visit certain webpages and the analysis of user’s behaviours. For the management of cookies sent through web beacons, the foregoing also applies for profiling cookies, also with regard to the rights and procedures according to which users may manage and accept or disable profiling cookies sent via web beacons at any time.

Your Rights
The data controller is LeasePlan Italia S.p.A., with registered office in Rome, Viale Alessandro Marchetti 105, Tax Code No. 06496050151, VAT No. 02615080963 and Rome Companies’ Register No. RM-709735.

An updated list of data processors, appointed for this purpose, is available at the registered office of the data controller. Those interested in viewing the same may also request the complete list at the following email address privacy-officer@leaseplan.it

Users may, at any time and without any formality, exercise their rights pursuant to Article 7 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 – “Personal Data Protection Code” (hereinafter, the “Privacy Code”), by sending notice to the email address privacy-officer@leaseplan.it

For the sake of completeness, the full text of Article 7 of the Privacy Code is shown below:

“Article 7 – Right to Access Personal Data and Other Rights

  1. Data subjects shall have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them exists, regardless of their being already recorded, and communication of such data in intelligible form.

  2. Data subjects shall have the right to be informed:
    a) of the source of the personal data;
    b) of the purposes and methods of the processing;
    c) of the logic applied to the processing, if the latter is carried out with the help of electronic means;
    d) of the identification data concerning the data controller, data processors and the representative designated as per Article 5, Paragraph 2;
    e) of the entities or categories of entities to which the personal data may be communicated and which may become aware of said data in their capacity as designated representatives within the State, data processor or person in charge of processing.

  3. Data subjects shall have the right to obtain:
    a) the updating, amendment or, if interested therein, integration of the data;
    b) the deletion, anonymisation or blocking of data processed unlawfully, including data which does not require storage in relation to the purposes for which such data was collected or subsequently processed;
    c) certification that the operations mentioned in letters a) and b) have been notified, also with regard to their content, to any entities to which the data has been communicated or disclosed, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves the use of means that are clearly disproportionate to the protected right.

  4. Data subjects shall have the right to object, in whole or in part:
    a) on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning them, even though relevant for the purpose of collection;
    b) to the processing of personal data regarding them for the purpose of sending advertising material, for direct sales or for the conduct of market research or marketing communications.”

Last update: March 2018