COOKIES  POLICY

Last Updated: March 15, 2017

This policy applies to our website www.sherlock.bike.it (hereinafter, the “Site”) under Sections 13 and 122 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 “Data Protection Code” (hereinafter “Data Protection Code “), and according to the Italian Data Protection Authority Provisions of May 8, 2014 and June 5, 2015,

Sherlock uses cookies and other technologies such as pixel tags and web beacons to improve the Site.

Cookies are small text files that are sent to the Users’ terminal equipment (usually to the Users’ browser) by visited websites; they are stored in the Users’ terminal equipment to be then re-transmitted to the websites on the Users’ subsequent visits to those websites.

When navigating a website, Cookies reveal the  visited pages on our Site, thus we can deliver content tailored to our Users interests or inform them in case of compatibility problems.

If you do not agree to our use of cookies in this way, you can change the cookie preferences at any time. You can also disable cookies at any time from your browser. As each browser – and often different versions of the same browser – varies significantly from the others; you can find detailed information on the required process in your browser’s guide. For an overview about cookie-settings on popular browsers, see the page:

http://www.cookiepedia.co.uk/index.php?title=How_to_Manage_Cookies

If you disable the cookies that we use, this may impact your user experience while on the Sherlock Site and while using our Services.

On our website we use:

Technical cookies

Technical cookies are those 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: which allow Users to navigate and use a website;

– Analytics cookies: similar to the technical cookies, they are used directly by the website manager to collect aggregate information on the number of visitors and the pattern of visits to the website;

– Functional cookies:  which allow Users to navigate as a function of certain pre-determined criteria (such as language or buying preferences) in order to improve the quality of service.

that allow a user browsing the function of a set of selected criteria (for example, the language or buying preferences) in order to improve the quality.

Users’ prior consent is not necessary to install these cookies, whilst information under Section 13 of the code has to be provided in the manner considered to be most appropriate by the website manager – if only such cookies are relied upon

Third-party Cookies

This site contains links to other Web sites. 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 (eg: sounds, images, videos, links to pages on other domains) on the Site that the Users themselves are visiting.

Providers of third-party services, listed below, are used by the Site to analyze certain online activities and to improve services. For example, these providers help Sherlock to evaluate the performance of online campaigns or analyze the site visitors’ activity. Sherlock could also allow such providers to use cookies and other technology services to provide such services on behalf of Sherlock. The data could be transmitted to third-party analytical service provider so you can use their tools to better understand how Users interact with our Services.

Third-Party Cookies are also used to integrate third-party functionality in Sherlock  Site (for example, insertion of video, inclusion of social network maps or icons that allow visitors to share the content of the Site). Third-Party Cookies can also be sent from the domains of Sherlock  Partner Sites.

Third-Party sites have their own cookie and privacy policy that may differ from our policies. Sherlock is not responsible for third-party sites.

Therefore, in accordance with local regulations, Users’ consent relating to Third-Party cookies can be expressed by using specific configurations of the Users’ browser and computer programs or devices which specifically prevent the installation of Third-Party Cookies . Users can take vision of our Third Parties to the link below. Sherlock is not responsible in any way for Third-Party Sites.

Sherlock uses web beacons and pixel tags which are images embedded in a web page or an email in order to measure and analyze the use of the Site. Sherlock or a Third-Party Service Provider, acting on behalf of Sherlock, may use web beacons and pixel tags to analyze the use of the Site and improve its functionality.

Sherlock also uses social media tools such as widgets and plug-in: these are mini-programs to enable  Users on sharing information from the Sherlock Site on other Social Network, like Facebook and Twitter. These interactive mini-programs collect IP address, data of the visited pages on Sherlock Site and store cookies that enable the correct functionality of the widget. Users’ actions with these widgets are regulated by the privacy policy of the Third-Parties who provide them and not  by Sherlock privacy policy.

Users can take vision of the list of our Third-Parties to the links below. Sherlock is not responsible in any way for Third-Party Sites. Users can denied their consent about targeted ads, if desired. This does not inhibit any cookies’ setting, but avoid the use and collection of some data by the Third-Party.

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

Sherlock also uses Facebook and Twitter pixel tags to analyze the effectiveness of marketing campaigns conducted through these social networks.

Third-Parties cookies services

Sherlock may use the following Third-Parties cookies:

  • Google Analytics – A web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ( “Google”) that uses cookies to collect aggregate information and statistics to allow analysis regarding the number of visitors and the pattern of visits to the web site. All information generated by Google Analytics are stored by Google as indicated in the policy available on the Google Inc. website, owner of the Google Analytics service.
  • YouTube Video – movies: see the YouTube policy at http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/
  • Google Maps – maps: see the Google Maps policy at http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/
  • Mail munch (pop-up newsletter subscription) that checks if Users are logged in, in order to propose or not to propose the pop-up. See the Mail munch policy at https://www.mailmunch.co/privacy/
  • Cookies for automatic translation of the site, depending on the location of the accessing Users.
  • WordPress: our Site was created using WordPress; see the WordPress policy at https://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies

This page is available to the link at the bottom of each page of the Sherlock Site, as stated into Section art. 122, paragraph 2, of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 – Data Protection Code and according to the simplified procedures for the information and the acquisition of Users’ consent of the use of cookies, published in the Italian Official Gazette num. 126 dated June 3, 2014, and its Registry of provisions num. 229 dated  May 8, 2014.