Cookie Policy

Last update: 20.08.2018

In accordance with art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 (hereinafter “Privacy Code”) and with the Italian Data Protection Authority measure “Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies” of May 8, 2014 and June 5, 2015, KMB Lab srl, with registered office in dei Solteri str. 76, 38121 Trento, Italy provides you with the extended information notice relating to the cookies installed by www.kissmy.bike (hereinafter “Website”).

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on a computer’s hard drive or onto a mobile device’s memory – if a browser is set to accept cookies. Like many other online services, cookies and other tools like them help collecting information about users and understanding how they use services.

The cookies expire after they have fulfilled their purpose. Some cookies expire when you close your browser (i.e., session cookies) or after a set period (i.e., persistent cookies). The expiration time of cookies that are placed by third parties is determined by the third party, not us.

Cookies can be installed by the website you are visiting (so-called first party cookies) or may be installed by other websites (so-called third party cookies).

Although most internet browsers automatically accept cookies, a user can change her settings or use third party tools to prompt her before accepting cookies from the websites she chooses to visit, or to refuse cookies altogether. A user can even delete them through her browser. Most browsers also have settings to prevent them from accepting new cookies, to notify a user when she receives a new cookie, or to delete or disable cookies altogether. Some parts of Kissmybike services may not work if a user disables cookies.

How do we use cookies?

We collect cookies to make it easier for you to use Kissmybike services such as automatic sign-in and authentication, in-app specified preferences or choices, tailored content, and/or specific technical support. Cookies can be also used to gauge site usage, conduct research and diagnostics to improve the content, product and services provided by KMB Lab and to analyse general web traffic.

For instance, we use technical cookies that are used exclusively with a view to “carrying out the transmission of a communication on an electronic communications network, or insofar as this is strictly necessary to the provider of an information society service that has been explicitly requested by the contracting party or user to provide the said service.” (see Section 122(1) of the Code).

They are not used for further purposes and are usually installed directly by the data controller or the website manager. They can be further subdivided into:

  • Browsing or session cookies, a first party session cookies that ensure users with a safe and efficient surfing and use of the Website (managing surfing session);
  • Analytics cookies used to collect information on the use of the Website (how many users visit the site, which pages are visited by users, how long to users spend on the Website etc…).
  • Functional cookies, a first party persistent cookies used to remember the users’ choices (e.g., language selection) in order to improve the quality of service.

Since our Website contains links to other websites, we also use third-party cookies. While navigating on an Internet site, Users can receive on their terminal cookies sent from different web sites or servers (so-called “Third Party”), on which can reside some elements (e.g.: sounds, images, videos, links to pages on other domains) on the Site that the Users themselves are visiting.

Third-party cookies are used to integrate third-party functionality in Website (for example, insertion of video, inclusion of social network maps or icons that allow visitors to share the content of the Site).

Providers of third-party service are used by the Website to analyze certain online activities and to improve services.  Third-party sites have their own cookie and privacy policy that may differ from our policies. KMB Lab is not responsible for third-party sites. KMB Lab may use the following third-part cookies: Google Analytics and YouTube Video.

Additional information relating to the advertising cookies and possibilities of withdrawal, can be found at www.youronlinechoices.eu/uk/