Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small file sent by a website and stored on the user’s browser while they use an Internet site. Cookies can be stored only for the time you use a particular site (cookies session) or for a longer period of time and independent from the session (persistent cookies). Cookies work in conjunction with the website content and normally have the function of improving the usability and browsing experience on the web (technical cookies). Some types of cookies also allow you to know the contents displayed, the choices selected and any use of the site by the user. This functionality also allows us to offer the most useful and relevant advertising to every single user (profiling cookies). A website can use self-developed cookies (first-party cookies) or cookies developed by third-party companies (third-party cookies). In addition to allowing an easy use of the Site, Eataly uses cookies for various purposes, including: (i) perform user profiling and then provide personalised contents or offers; (ii) provide promotions, content, advertising, related to the user and his navigation preferences and to remember these preferences; (iii) carry out market research; (iv) improve the Sites, the offer of Eataly products, and their marketing, etc.

In particular, Eataly uses:

a) TECHNICAL COOKIES: These are cookies necessary for browsing as they allow correct use of the Site and its full functionality. They include cookies which enable the creation of a personalized account, logging in, displaying content in the chosen language at every access, recognising the user is connecting from (and remembering this setting for future access) deactivation might impair browsing experience and outcome. In particular, we use technical cookies for the following purposes: – for the management of dynamic web pages, for the geographical identification of users, and for the management of last access data; – to guarantee the correct functioning of the web pages; – for the functioning of the forms (e.g. course registration form); – for the management of data relating to the amounts and products of the orders

b) ANALYTICAL COOKIES: used to collect information on the number of users and how they visit the site. For example: – Google Analytics: the site uses the Google Analytics tool to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site. This tool uses third-party technical cookies for its operation. Information on the processing of privacy by Google is available at the following link: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html. Information on the cookies used by Google Analytics, collection and use of this data are available at the following link: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage#gajs. The following link also contains information to deny consent to the use of third-party cookies by Google Analytics: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

c) THIRD PARTY PROFILING COOKIES FOR MARKETING/RETARGETING: these are cookies of third-party companies that allow the collection of information on the user for subsequent communication of more specific and/or personalised promotional material. They include cookies for inserting banner advertisements on the Site relating to third party companies or products chosen or viewed by the user, or similar or like products. These cookies can be deactivated without preventing proper navigation on the Site, however their deactivation involves the receipt of promotional messages that may not be relevant to the user. For more information on profiling cookies currently installed in the user’s terminal, review the third- party privacy information and change the preferences expressed, users can also consult the page https://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/.

Disabling Cookies

The user can always decide to block, delete, disable cookies or other similar technologies through the settings of their browser or device. There are many different browsers: each different browser (and in some cases even each different version of the same browser) has its own procedure for deleting cookies. Cookie preferences must be set separately for each browser used, as the features and options offered may vary. It is therefore advisable to visit the support pages of your browser for more information. Furthermore, the user can modify the settings related to Eataly cookies, including their activation and deactivation, by accessing the dedicated section in the Site’ footer, under “Cookie Settings”.  Complete deactivation of all cookies may preclude many features, or the proper browsing or viewing of the Site or other web page.

Acceptance and Waiver of Cookies

At the time of the user’s first access to the Site, the user will be asked to provide his consent to the use of third-party analytical cookies and profiling cookies. Our website also uses strictly necessary cookies for which we do not require the user’s consent.

Contact Details

If the user would like  further information about Eataly’s use of cookies, please contact us using the following email address:

eatalylondon@eataly.co.uk