Cookies Policy

Extended information on cookies


This information is provided with reference to this site with which Hotel Villaggio Poseidone Resort operates as a provider of the registration service and as the manager of the Site and owner of the Personal Data of Users collected through them. therefore provides a single information with reference to the consent to the installation of related cookies.

What are cookies and what are they for

A cookie is a small text file that a website visited by the user sends to his terminal (computer, mobile device such as smartphone or tablet) where it is stored and then retransmitted to that site on a subsequent visit to the site. Cookies are distinguished from each other:

  • based on the person who installs them on the user’s terminal, depending on whether it is the same operator of the site that the user is visiting (so-called “first-party cookies") or a different site, which installs cookies for the through the first site (so-called “third-party cookies");
  • based on the purpose of each cookie: some cookies allow the website that installed them to remember, for example, the preferences expressed by the user while browsing or to make a purchase or perform authentications to access restricted areas (so-called " technical cookies “); other cookies allow the site that installed them to monitor the user’s navigation also for the purpose of sending advertising and / or offering services in line with the preferences expressed by the user while surfing the net (so-called “profiling cookies"). Only profiling cookies require the user’s prior consent for their use.

Through the Sites, first and third-party technical cookies and third-party profiling cookies are installed, as better described in the following tables.

Ways to express consent to profiling cookies

On the first visit to the Sites, the user can accept all cookies by completing this action:

  • closing the banner by clicking on the appropriate cookie acceptance button

On the occasion of the first visit to the Sites, if it does not perform the action indicated in the banner but, by the same, accesses the extended information, the user can:

  • deny consent to the installation of cookies by clicking on the appropriate link in the list of cookies installed on this site, at the bottom of the description of each cookie (called “Opt-Out").
  • On subsequent visits to the Site (provided that the user has previously expressed his preference regarding the use of cookies, as indicated in points 1 and 2 above), by accessing the extended information through the “cookie policy" link present in the footer of each page of the Site and refusing consent to cookies by clicking on the appropriate link in the tables that follow at the bottom of the description of each cookie (called “Opt-Out").

In any case, through the browser settings. That is, the User can: (i) manage preferences related to cookies directly within their browser, preventing their installation; (ii) delete already installed cookies from your browser, including the cookie in which the consent, possibly given by the User, for the installation of cookies by the Site has been saved. The User can find information on how to manage cookies through your browser to the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Windows Explorer.

For behavioral advertising cookies, the User can also set their preferences through the Your Online Choices website (the system operates with reference to the member companies that use cookies for behavioral advertising).

Technical cookies that do not require the prior consent of the User

Technical cookies are used to allow the functioning of the Sites and / or to provide the User with a service or function that the User has expressly requested. They therefore guarantee normal navigation and use of the Sites, also allowing you to save the preferences expressed by the User and thus optimize his navigation. The Sites use both first and third party technical cookies. The technical cookies used by the Sites can be divided into the following subcategories:

  • “user input" cookies: session cookies used to keep track of the data provided by the user by filling in the appropriate online forms (for example the forms present during the purchase process for entering the shipping address) or, as happens in the case of the shopping cart, to remember the items that the user has selected and added to the cart, by clicking on the appropriate button;
  • authentication cookies: cookies used to identify the user after logging in and allow him to authenticate himself and access the content and / or functionalities for which this log-in is necessary (e.g. navigation on the Sites and purchase; access to the area “Profile"); other functionality cookies: cookies that are used to activate specific features of the Sites and to store the choices made by the User regarding the display of the pages of the Sites;
  • “Cookie allowed": cookie that documents the User’s consent to the installation of profiling cookies by completing one of the actions described in the banner / brief information; recognizes the User on the second access to the site so as not to request consent for the installation of cookies again; it has a duration of 12 months.

Other types of cookies or third-party tools that could make use of them

Some of the services listed below may not require the User’s consent or could be managed directly by the owner – depending on what is described – without the help of third parties.

If among the tools indicated below there were services managed by third parties, these could – in addition to what is specified and also without the knowledge of the owner – perform user tracking activities. For detailed information, we recommend that you consult the privacy policies of the services listed.

Interaction with external social networks and platforms

These services allow you to interact with social networks, or with other external platforms, directly from the pages of this online space.The interactions and information acquired from this online space are in any case subject to the User’s privacy settings relating to each social network.In the event that an interaction service with social networks is installed, it is possible that, even if the Users do not use the service, the same collects traffic data relating to the pages in which it is installed.

Like button and Facebook social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

The “Like" button and Facebook social widgets are interaction services with the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook, Inc.

Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of treatment: USA – Privacy Policy

Google+ +1 button and social widgets (Google Inc.)

The +1 button and Google+ social widgets are interaction services with the Google+ social network, provided by Google Inc.

Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of treatment: USAPrivacy Policy

Statistica Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google"). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this online space, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google.Google could use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the advertisements of its advertising network.

Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of treatment: USA – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Ads conversion tracking is a statistics service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects data from the Facebook ad network with the actions performed within this online space.

Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of treatment: USA – Privacy Policy

Other types

The sites, services, applications and tools of this Site may use third parties, such as networks and advertising exchanges, to allow us to propose advertising to the user. These third party providers of networks and advertising exchanges may use cookies, web beacons or similar third party technologies to acquire data and provide their services. They can also acquire the device ID, the IP address or the advertising ID (IDFA), which can be used to personalize the advertising displayed on our sites or on other sites. For more information on third-party advertising cookies and how not to accept them, visit the following third-party site

The use of these technologies by third parties is not controlled by this site, even if they use the technology present on the latter for the storage and acquisition of data. The terms of service, the privacy policy, the authorizations, the notifications and the choices of the third party must be analyzed to know the acquisition, storage and sharing practices. No guarantee is provided regarding the rules or practices of third party advertisers or advertising networks and exchanges or related third parties.

Data Controller

Luxury Hotels & Resorts S.u.r.l.
Via Mongelli, 13 Corato 70033 (BA)
Local unit at Hotel Club Poseidone
Via Milite Ignoto, n°7 73059 Marina di Ugento (LE)
VAT number: 07665120726 SDI: I347Y6N

Further information pursuant to art. 13 of the Privacy Code

With respect to the information collected by cookies installed directly by the site, as data controller, it specifies the following:

  • the data are collected only for the purposes and for the duration indicated in the tables above and are processed electronically;
  • as regards “technical" cookies, as indicated above, it is reiterated that the use of these cookies does not require the user’s prior consent since they are cookies necessary to allow navigation on the site and its correct functioning. . In case of removal of technical cookies through browser settings, navigation within the Site may not be, in whole or in part, possible;
  • the data collected by first-party cookies may be communicated to subjects acting on behalf of Hotel Villaggio Poseidone Resort as managers or processors, for purposes related to those described above. With respect to these data, the user is reminded that he can exercise the rights referred to in art. 7 of the Privacy Code, as better described in the Information on the treatment of personal data available by selecting the “Privacy" link present in the footer of each page of the Sites.

Finally, with reference to third-party cookies, please note that the purposes of these cookies, the logic underlying the related treatments as well as the management of user preferences regarding the cookies themselves are not determined and / or verified by Hotel Villaggio Poseidone Resort, but by the third party that provides them, as supplier and holder of the treatment, as indicated in the table above. However, regardless of the fact that Hotel Villaggio Poseidone Resort believes that the user has validly expressed his consent to the installation of cookies, including by third parties, Hotel Villaggio Poseidone Resort undertakes to provide support to the user who requests it – at the contact information indicated – about how to exercise your selective consent / denial or to delete cookies from your browser.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any personal information, identified or identifiable, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number, constitutes personal data.

Usage data

These are the personal data collected automatically through the Sites, including: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the User who connects to the Sites, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) ​​notation, the time of request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc.), the country of origin, the characteristics of the browser and the operating system used by the visitor, the various temporal connotations of the visit (for example the time spent on each page) and the details of the itinerary followed within the Sites, with particular reference to the sequence of the pages consulted, the parameters relating to the system operating environment and the IT environment of the User.


The natural person who browses the Sites.


The User to whom the Personal Data refers.