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Cookie Policy

The website www.valentino.com (hereinafter referred to as the "Site") uses cookies. Cookies are small data files that the sites visited saved on your computer or other devices, where they are stored and then retransmitted to the same sites on your subsequent visit. Cookies enable us to collect information about your navigation on the Site, for example to remember your language preferences or the currency used for a purchase and display them in occasion of your next visit to facilitate your use of the Site. Cookies may be permanently stored on your computer and have a variable duration (permanent cookies), but they may also expire when you close your browser or have a limited duration (session cookies). Cookies may be installed by the Site you are visiting (so-called first party cookies) or may be installed by other websites (so-called third party cookies).

Third party cookies are created by a website other than the one you are visiting and may be installed when the website includes components and/or dynamic content provided by third parties.

The Site uses: 

Technical / Functional Cookies

The Site uses first-party, session and permanent cookies to enable you to safely and efficiently navigate and use the Site and to improve the services provided by the Site.
These cookies allow the recognition of the selected language and the country from which you are visiting the Site. These technical cookies, by recognising you when you subsequently access the Website, so you do not have to enter your information each time. For example, if you have added items into your shopping bag but do not complete your purchase, you may resume and finalise your purchase the next time you visit the Site. Finally, functional cookies are essential to improve your browsing experience. Your information is not stored in cookies or other similar technologies used. Where applicable, we keep safe cookies and other technologies to ensure that only we and/or our duly authorised service providers can assign them a unique identifier.

Analytical cookies

The Site uses Google Analytics cookies to collect information about your use of the Site.

The settings of Google Analytics provide for the sharing of data with Google in order to use the following services:

  1. Benchmarking, i.e., participation in the collection of anonymous data that help better understand the evolution of data;
  2. Technical support, to enable Google to provide support; and
  3. Account experts, to enable Google's marketing experts to provide suggestions for improved configuration and analysis.

For more details and information, please visit the supplier's page at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1011397.

By default, analytical cookies received from Google are anonymous.

You can disable Google Analytics cookies by downloading a specific browser plug-in available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Third-Party Cookies

The Site uses third party cookies that allow users to interact with social networks (Facebook and Twitter) and in particular to share site content through these social networks. For more information, we recommend that you read the privacy policy of each social network. You can find the related links in the table below. 

Third-party cookies may also be directed at:

- (Salescycle) providing technical support and guiding purchase steps (recovery of the cart, reminder of the abandoned cart, summary of the cart and the products displayed);

- (Tradedubler and Rakuten) sales tracking activities to allow the management of contractual and commercial relationships with third parties.

Profiling cookies

The Site uses profiling cookies through which you can record the preferences detected during each visit and thus create profiles allowing you to send messages more in keeping with your preferences and interests, for example by allowing you to view the products you are looking for more quickly or to offer you the most similar items. This Site also allows the use of third-party profiling cookies that are used so that you may view our business proposals even when you visit other sites (retargeting).

THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COOKIES USED ON THE SITE ARE ILLUSTRATED IN THE TABLE BELOW:

Cookie name

Type

First party/Third Parties

Duration *

Google Analytics

Analytics

Third parties

2

_gat

_ga

More information https://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/

Tweet button

Sharing

Third parties

1 (30gg)

More information https://twitter.com/it/privacy

Facebook

Sharing

Third parties

1 (30gg)

More information https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

Google Ads

Tracking

Third parties

1 (1-540gg)

More information https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=it

SaleCycle

Tracking

Third parties

1 (180gg)

More information http://www1.salecycle.com/privacy-policy-it

Tradedoubler

Tracking

Third parties

1 (30gg)

More information https://www.tradedoubler.com/it/privacy-policy/; https://www.tradedoubler.com/it/gdpr-compliance/

Rakuten

Tracking

Third parties

1 (30gg)

More Information https://rakutenmarketing.com/it-it/legal-notices/website-privacy-policy

* 1 = Persistent / 2 = Session

Your right to object to or refuse cookies

When you access any page of the Site, a banner will appear containing a brief statement. By closing the banner or continuing to browse, by accessing another area of the site or selecting an element of the site (for example, an image or a link), you consent to the use of cookies. Consent to the use of cookies is recorded with a "technical cookie". You can find out how to disable third-party cookies by clicking on the links in the "More information" column of the table containing the list of cookies.

You can object to the recording of cookies on your hard disk by configuring your browser to disable cookies. Below is a list of the methods offered by the main browsers:

Internet Explorer > http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9

Chrome > https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

Firefox > https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20of%20cookies

Safari > http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=en_EN

After this operation, however, some functions of the web pages may not be performed correctly.
For more information about cookies and to manage your preferences about third-party profiling cookies, please visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com. Once on the site, by accessing the "Your choices" area, you will be able to view a list of the third-party companies, our partners, that install cookies on our site (Company), check the presence and activity status of the cookie installed (Status) and manage your consent selectively (On/Off). By expanding the section (Info) provided for each company, you can access further information about the company and reach via link the specific privacy and cookie policy.

Data collected using cookies are processed by:

- Valentino S.p.A. with registered office in Italy, Via Turati 16/18, 20121 Milan, Italy, in its capacity as Controller of data connected with the functionality of the site, sales, marketing and profiling activities.

The entities who may become aware of the data are the ones indicated in the table, as well as providers of IT and marketing services, agencies and consultants of Valentino S.p.A.

The data will also be processed by employees and staff members of the Controller, as authorised parties and processors. 

A complete and updated list of processors can be obtained by contacting the address privacy@valentino.com.

The information collected using Google's cookies may be transferred outside the European Union and precisely to the United States of America, while ensuring adequate security measures, entering into the necessary transfer agreements and using the Privacy Shield. Data collected using cookies will not be disseminated.

LEGAL BASIS

Except as specified for navigation data, which are processed by the Controller to provide the service connected to the Site and thus on the basis of the Controller’s legitimate interest to allow proper navigation and use of the same, you are free to provide your personal data for the purposes of marketing and analysis as indicated above. The legal basis for this processing lies in the consent given as indicated on the related Site banner.

HOW YOUR PERSONAL DATA ARE PROCESSED

Your personal data will be processed by automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which such data were collected. Specific security, technical and organisational measures have been adopted to prevent the loss of data, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorised access.

DATA SUBJECTS’ RIGHTS 

You retain the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you, even if not yet recorded, and their communication in an unambiguous manner. You also have the right to obtain information about the source of personal data, the purpose and method of processing, the logic applied in case of processing with the help of electronic means, the identification of the controller and processors, the indication of the entities or categories of entities to which the data may be communicated or that may become aware of them, such as, for example, processors or entities otherwise authorised to process the data in question. The user also has the right to request the updating, rectification or, if so they require, completion of personal data, deletion, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of personal data, unlawfully processed, including those which do not need to be kept for the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed; portability; certification that the above operations have been brought to the attention of those to which the data were communicated, also as regards their content, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate engagement of means compared to the protected right. The user also has the right to data portability.

The user retains the right to object, in whole or in part and for justifiable reasons, to the processing of personal data concerning them, even if consistent with the purpose of collection, the processing of personal data concerning them to be on the receiving end of advertising materials or direct marketing or market research or commercial communication. They also have the right to request that the processing of data concerning them be limited. The right to object may also be exercised specifically with regard to one or more methods for sending marketing communications.

The rights listed above may be exercised by contacting privacy@valentino.com.

The optional, overt and voluntary sending of electronic mail to the addresses provided on the Site entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address, necessary to respond to requests and keep track of them, as well as any other personal data included in the electronic communication, for legal purposes.

The user also has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority, as well as the right to revoke the consent previously given.