informative note about the Cookie policy

With this information, in accordance with articles 13 and 122 of Law Decree 196/2003 (“Privacy Code”), as well as the regulations given in the General Provisions of the Data Protection Authority (“Privacy Authority”) of 8th May 2014, the manager of the website (hereinafter the “Website”) and/or the Data Collectors, FOAM BEACHWEAR, are here to provide the Website users with some information about the cookies they use.

What are Cookies

Cookies are small strings of text that the Website, visited by the user, sends to a terminal, usually the browser, where cookies are automatically stored and later relayed to the same website as the same user returns to the website.

Cookies are present in high quantities in the user’s browsers and sometimes they last a long time for different purposes: executing IT authentications, monitoring sessions, memorizing information about specific configurations relevant to the users who enter the server.

The Website uses cookies to make its services easier and more efficient for those who visit its pages.

There are different types of cookies depending on their purposes. Some cookies are used to make the website’s use more efficient and others enable functions more effectively.


Types of cookies

The cookies that are used in this Website allow the following:

  • navigation and use of the Website (i.e. for purchasing goods or logging in to enter restricted areas);
  • prevent the re-entering of the same information (such as username and password) during the same session;
  • memorize the user’s preferences; 
  • analyze the use of services and contents to optimize the navigation experience and the offered services.

Please take note that the consent for using cookies is not compulsory but, without it, some parts of the Website may not work properly.

The following are the different types of cookies used on the Website according to their use purposes:

Technical cookies

The technical cookies are used only to ““transmit communication to an electronic communication network or are strictly used by the provider required by the member or the user to provide this service””. This type of cookies allows some website sections to work properly. The technical cookies relevant to the technical services will always be used and sent unless the user changes some settings of his/her own browser. Technical cookies are not used for other scopes.

The Website uses the following technical cookies:

  • Navigation Cookies: allows the normal use and navigation of the Website, they are memorized in the user’s PC for technical and functional needs and they optimize the user’s navigation experience. They are deleted at the end of the session when the browser is closed.
  • Analytic cookies: they are used to collect and gather, anonymously, statistic information relevant to the users’ number and the navigation methods to improve the use of the Website and make the content more interesting and specific to the users themselves. The analytical cookies are sent either by the website or by third party domains.
  • Functionality cookies owned also by third parties: they allow the user to navigate the website in accordance with a few selected criteria (i.e. language, products selected for the purchase) in order to improve the provided service.

This type of cookies doesn’t need the user’s authorization for being installed and used. 

Proliferation cookies

The proliferation cookies, also belonging to third parties, are used to create user profiles and send advertising messages relevant to the preferences that the user has shown during his/her navigation.

As these cookies are highly invasive, the users are informed about their use and are asked for their authorization. 

Cookies from third parties

During navigation, the user can also receive cookies that are sent by websites or web servers that belong to “third parties” and where some elements (such as images, maps, sounds, specific link to pages of other domains) are present. A few third party cookies are installed on the Website.

The following is the detail of the cookies from third parties as well as the links that the user can either enable to ask for further information or disable.

Partner Name Cookie Policy Link How to deactivate them Cookies Characteristics
FloodLight DSID Link You can disable FloodLight by changing your browser settings Profile | Third party
FloodLight IDE Link You can disable FloodLight by changing your browser settings Profile | Third party
FloodLight id Link You can disable FloodLight by changing your browser settings Profile | Third party
Facebook _ga Link Link Profile | Third party
Facebook c_user Link Link Profile | Third party
Facebook cms Link Link Profile | Third party
Facebook fr Link Link Profile | Third party
Facebook lu Link Link Profile | Third party
Facebook s Link Link Profile | Third party
Facebook sb Link Link Profile | Third party
Facebook xs Link Link Profile | Third party
Facebook datr Link Link Technical | Third party
Google Analytics _ga Link You can disable Google Analytics by changing your browser settings Technical | Third party
Google Analytics _gat Link You can disable Google Analytics by changing your browser settings Technical | Third party

Social Network cookies

These cookies allow the user’s social account to interact with the Website. They allow the users to show their preferences and share them with other social network friends. The social network cookies are not necessary for the navigation. For further information relevant to the use of the cookies by Social Networks, see social network privacy and cookie policy:






Authorization of processing and managing cookies

By continuing the Website navigation, the user accepts this Informative Note and authorizes the processing of his/her personal details in accordance with the rules given above.

However, the user can always refuse his/her authorization of using cookies by changing the browser’s settings.

At any time, the user can set the browser to either accept all cookies or refuse them or disable their use by the Website.

Moreover, the user can set the browsers’ preferences is order to be informed of any time that a cookie is memorized by his/her PC.

After each navigation session, it is possible to delete all collected cookies from the hard disk.

Each browser has different procedures for managing the setting and deleting the cookies installed in the cookies folder of the used browser.


How to disable the cookies by configuring the browser:

Each browser has different procedures to manage the settings. The user can get further information by following the instructions below:

Mozilla Firefox:

  • Select “Instruments” menu, then “Options”
  • Click “Privacy”

For further information, visit the dedicated page.

Microsoft Internet Explorer:

  • Select “Instruments” menu, then “Internet Options”
  • Click “Privacy” (or “Confidentiality”)
  • Select the privacy level you want by using the cursor.


  • Select “Instruments” menu, then “Settings”
  • Click “Show Advanced Settings”
  • Click “Contents settings” from the “Privacy” section.

For further information, visit the dedicated page.


  • Select “File”, then “Preferences”
  • Click “Privacy”.

The third party cookies can be disabled by other methods provided by the company that controls their processing as it is given in the links of the paragraph “cookies from third parties”.

For further information, visit the dedicated page.

In accordance with article 122, 2 paragraph, of Law Decree 196/2003 and the provision “Singling out the simplified methods for the information and acquisition of the authorization of the use of cookies, 8th May 2014, issued by the Official Gazette no. 126 of 3rd June 2014, this page can be visible by the link at the bottom of all pages of the Website.

For other information relevant to the processing of the user’s personal details, see the Privacy Policy which is part of this informative note relevant to cookies.