Cookies Policy

Information on the use of cookies
In this statement we provide all the information necessary to understand what cookies are and for what they are used, both by us and by third-party companies that provide services through our pages.

In accordance with the provision of the Guarantor for the protection of personal data of May 8, 2014, on “Identification of simplified procedures for the disclosure and acquisition of consent for the use of cookies” and in accordance with the general requirements on privacy sanctioned by EU Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR), IKIweb Internet Media Srl, a company that manages Biolife, intends to inform the user of the following, stating that the information provided here must be understood as an attachment to the more general privacy policy available on this page.

General information about cookies
We explain what cookies are, how they work and what they are for.

When you log in to Biolife or use one of our services, our system or that of one of our partners may set or read cookies and / or other types of identifiers about the browser and / or device you are using.

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on the computer of someone viewing a website in order to record some information related to the visit and to create a system to recognize the user even at a later time. The identifiers of the devices, however, are generated by collecting and processing some information such as the IP address and / or the user agent (browser version, type and version of the operating system) or other characteristics of the device, again in order to reconnect certain information to a specific user.

A website can set a cookie on the browser only if the preferences configured for the latter allow it. It is important to know that a browser can allow a specific website to access only the cookies set by it and not those set by other websites: there is no risk for your privacy in this regard.

Purposes related to the use of cookies
We explain to you what cookies could be transmitted to your client, browsing the pages of our site, and for what purposes they are used.

Biolife or its partners may use cookies or other types of identifiers for a variety of reasons, including:
• offer access to reserved areas of the site and access to authentication (in this case cookies are called “technical” and are used to maintain the browsing session and / or to facilitate subsequent access from the same device).
keep track of the contents visited and / or other actions performed by the user for purely technical purposes (for example, we use cookies to record the votes to the content and prevent, as far as possible, multiple votes from the same user);
to elaborate statistical analysis (analytics) about the use of the site and / or services embedded in it;
offer advertising and / or content relevant to visitors’ interests (only third-party cookies).

Biolife cookies
We explain to you which cookies are managed directly by us.

Biolife DOES NOT use first-party profiling cookies: the only cookies generated and managed directly by Biolife are the so-called technical cookies (which are used only and exclusively to offer the services offered to the public correctly) and, extremely limited, analytics cookies (which are used to count the number of readings on the various pages of the site and / or for other statistical purposes).
We use a cookie, finally, also to track the user’s consent regarding the use of cookies.

Google Analytics cookies
We explain how we have set up Google Analytics to protect your privacy and why you do not need your consent for its cookies.

This site makes use of the service offered by Google Analytics in order to have a complete and reliable statistics about the use of the site itself. In order to guarantee the privacy of the users as strictly as possible, we have carried out anonymization of the IPs (therefore, Google Analytics will make anonymous the IP address of the user / visitor as soon as this is technically possible in the most upstream passage of the network where data is collected).

The Data Controller also informs:
that the advertising, demographic and data sharing options have not been activated with other Google and / or other companies platforms;
to have accepted the Amendment on data processing (Google Analytics Data Processing Amendment) made available by Google Analytics in compliance with the GDPR and having provided the required legal data.

In light of the foregoing, therefore, the service provided by Google Analytics is purely statistical in nature and, as such, does not require explicit consent from the user to the use of cookies.

If the user, despite the aforementioned reassurances, thinks he wants to block Analytics cookies, he can do it through the tool provided at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it.

List of third-party cookies
We provide you with a list of companies that may transmit cookies through the pages of our website.

Biolife integrates, within its pages, third-party services that may set and use their own cookies and / or similar technologies. The use of cookies and similar technologies by these companies is governed by the privacy policies of these companies and not by this information being Biolife totally unrelated to the management of such tools and the processing of data deriving from them.

We provide below a list of third-party companies that may generate cookies while surfing the network of Biolife and related information:

Google
How Google uses the information provided by apps or sites that use its services
https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites
Google Analytics
https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html?hl=it
Google Ads (Adsense and DFP)
https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=it
Google+ / Youtube
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=it
Possible list of advertising technology providers
https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/9012903?hl=it
Disqus
https://help.disqus.com/terms-and-policies/disqus-privacy-policy
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
Twitter
https://help.twitter.com/it/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
Linkedin
https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Instagram
https://help.instagram.com/1896641480634370?ref=ig
Vimeo
https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy

In case of doubts or warnings regarding the use of cookies you can contact us on this page.

Disable cookies
We explain how to configure your browser to accept or reject all cookies or particular types of cookies (for example, third-party cookies).

It is important to know that the refusal of all cookies could prevent you from using Biolife products and services that require that you access, through username and password, to areas reserved for registered users. In fact, all these services require cookies in order to function correctly and, consequently, the possible blocking of cookies would make it impossible to use them.

Below are the instructions on the most popular browsers for the purpose of making a custom configuration about cookies:

Chrome
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it
Firefox
https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookie
Internet Explorer
https://support.microsoft.com/it-it/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Edge
https://privacy.microsoft.com/it-it/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
Safari
https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=it_IT
Opera
https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/

Delete all Biolife cookies
We provide you with an easy and fast way to delete all cookies transmitted directly from us.
If you wish you can delete all the cookies generated directly by Biolife simply by clicking on the link below:

Unfortunately, we can not provide you with an equally fast method for deleting third-party cookies as, technically, this is only possible using the appropriate browser clean-up features and / or the appropriate opt-out tools provided by the interested companies .

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