Cookie Policy

Cookies consist of portions of code installed in the browser that assist the Owner in providing the Service according to the purposes described. Some of the purposes for which Cookies are installed may also require the User’s consent.

Where the installation of Cookies is based on consent, such consent can be freely withdrawn at any time following the instructions provided in this document.

Technical Cookies and Cookies serving aggregated statistical purposes

  • Activity strictly necessary for the functioning of the service

    gangofducks.com uses Cookies to save the User’s session and to carry out other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of gangofducks.com, for example in relation to the distribution of traffic.

  • Activity regarding the saving of preferences, optimization, and statistics

    gangofducks.com uses Cookies to save browsing preferences and to optimize the User’s browsing experience. Among these Cookies are, for example, those used for the setting of language and currency preferences or for the management of first party statistics employed directly by the Owner of the site.

Other types of Cookies or third parties that install Cookies

Some of the services listed below collect statistics in an anonymized and aggregated form and may not require the consent of the User or may be managed directly by the Owner – depending on how they are described – without the help of third parties.

If any third party operated services are listed among the tools below, these may be used to track Users’ browsing habits – in addition to the information specified herein and without the Owner’s knowledge. Please refer to the privacy policy of the listed services for detailed information.

  • Analytics

    The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

    Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)

    Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of gangofducks.com, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
    Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
    This integration of Google Analytics anonymizes your IP address. It works by shortening Users’ IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the US.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

  • Content performance and features testing (A/B testing)

    The services contained in this section allow the Owner to track and analyze the User response concerning web traffic or behavior regarding changes to the structure, text or any other component of gangofducks.com.

    Google Website Optimizer (Google Inc.)

    Google Website Optimizer is an A/B testing service provided by Google Inc.
    Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

  • Displaying content from external platforms

    This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of gangofducks.com and interact with them.
    This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

    YouTube video widget (Google Inc.)

    YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows gangofducks.com to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

    Vimeo video (Vimeo, LLC)

    Vimeo is a video content visualization service provided by Vimeo, LLC that allows gangofducks.com to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

  • Hosting and backend infrastructure

    This type of service has the purpose of hosting Data and files that enable gangofducks.com to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of gangofducks.com. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.

    SiteGround Hosting (SiteGround Hosting Ltd.)

    SiteGround Hosting is a hosting service provided by SiteGround Hosting Ltd..

    Personal Data collected: Cookies, Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: Netherlands – Privacy Policy.

  • Traffic optimization and distribution

    This type of service allows gangofducks.com to distribute their content using servers located across different countries and to optimize their performance.
    Which Personal Data are processed depends on the characteristics and the way these services are implemented. Their function is to filter communications between gangofducks.com and the User’s browser.
    Considering the widespread distribution of this system, it is difficult to determine the locations to which the contents that may contain Personal Information User are transferred.

    CloudFlare (Cloudflare)

    CloudFlare is a traffic optimization and distribution service provided by CloudFlare Inc.
    The way CloudFlare is integrated means that it filters all the traffic through gangofducks.com, i.e., communication between gangofducks.com and the User’s browser, while also allowing analytical data from gangofducks.com to be collected.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

How to provide or withdraw consent to the installation of Cookies

In addition to what is specified in this document, the User can manage preferences for Cookies directly from within their own browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing Cookies.
Through browser preferences, it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookies that may have saved the initial consent for the installation of Cookies by this website.
Users can, for example, find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

With regard to Cookies installed by third parties, Users can manage their preferences and withdrawal of their consent by clicking the related opt-out link (if provided), by using the means provided in the third party’s privacy policy, or by contacting the third party.

Notwithstanding the above, the Owner informs that Users may follow the instructions provided on the subsequently linked initiatives by the EDAA (EU), the Network Advertising Initiative (US) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (US), DAAC (Canada), DDAI (Japan) or other similar services. Such initiatives allow Users to select their tracking preferences for most of the advertising tools. The Owner thus recommends that Users make use of these resources in addition to the information provided in this document.

Owner and Data Controller

Gang of Ducks – Address, Italy

Owner contact email: mailme@gangofducks.com

Since the installation of third-party Cookies and other tracking systems through the services used within gangofducks.com cannot be technically controlled by the Owner, any specific references to Cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties are to be considered indicative. In order to obtain complete information, the User is kindly requested to consult the privacy policy for the respective third-party services listed in this document.

Given the objective complexity surrounding the identification of technologies based on Cookies, Users are encouraged to contact the Owner should they wish to receive any further information on the use of Cookies by gangofducks.com.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically through gangofducks.com (or third-party services employed in gangofducks.com), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use gangofducks.com, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.

User

The individual using gangofducks.com who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

Data Subject

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller, as described in this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of gangofducks.com. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of gangofducks.com.

gangofducks.com (or this Application)

The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.

Service

The service provided by gangofducks.com as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Cookies

Small sets of data stored in the User’s device.

Legal information

Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.

This privacy policy relates solely to gangofducks.com.

Latest update: June 04, 2018