This overview is provided by Cotonificio Albini S.p.a., via Dr. Silvio Albini 1, 24021 Albino, the Data Controller of the web site,, pursuant to art. 13 and art. 122 of Lgs.D. 196/03 (Privacy Code), and for the purposes of the Measure by the Italian Data Protection Authority of 08 May 2014, filed as “Identification of Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies”

Cookies consist in parts of a code installed in the browser which assist the Data Controller in the task of providing the service on the basis of the purposes set forth. Furthermore, certain ends pursued through installation of cookies require the User’s consent.

Within the ambit of the network, cookies perform a variety of key functions (execution of computerized authentication, session monitoring, storage of information on specific configurations regarding users accessing the server, storage of preferences etc.).

While navigating, users may also receive cookies from other sites (so-called “third party” cookies) on their terminals. These cookies are set up directly by the operators of these web sites. They are used for the purposes and in the manners determined by these operators.



The site uses the following technical cookies, for which − according to the rules governing privacy that are in force (art. 122 of Lgs.D. no. 196/03 and Measure 08 May 2014) − consent on the part of the party concerned is not required:

Technical cookies and aggregate statistics cookies

  • Activities strictly necessary for functioning

This web site Application uses cookies to save the User’s session and for the purposes of other activities strictly necessary for the functioning of the site Application, for example concerning distribution of traffic.

  • Saving preferences, optimization and statistics

This web site Application uses cookies to save navigation preferences and to optimize the User’s navigation experiences. Among these cookies we find, for example, those that set the language and currency or others that manage statistics on behalf of the owner of the site.




A number of third-party cookies are installed via the site, These cookies are characterized as follows:

  • Statistics: the services contained in this section enable the Data Controller to monitor and analyse traffic data, and enable tracking of the User’s behaviour.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected in order to track and examine use of this web site Application, provide reports and share these reports with the other services developed by Google.
Google may use the Personal Data in order to contextualize and customize the messages of its advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Use Data.

Place of data processing: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

To read the privacy overview of Google Inc., independent controller of the data relative to the Google Analytics service, click the following link:

By means of the following link,, Google also makes available the additional browser component for disabling Google Analytics.


How can I control installation of cookies?

In addition to the indications of this document, Users may manage their preferences in regard to cookies directly on their own browsers, preventing – for example – cookie installation on the part of third parties. By means of browser preferences, Users can also remove cookies installed in the past, including the cookie in which any consent provided to this site to install cookies has been saved. Users must be aware that disabling all cookies may adversely affect the functioning of this site. They can find information on how to manage cookies in their browsers at the following addresses: Google ChromeMozilla FirefoxApple Safari and Microsoft Windows Explorer.

If services are provided by third parties, Users can also exercise their right to oppose tracking by examining the privacy policy of the said third parties, by means of the opt-out link if explicitly provided or by contacting the said parties.

Without prejudice to the above, the Data Controller informs Users that they may use the Your Online Choices service. By means of this service, Users can manage the tracking preferences of most advertising tools. The Data Controller therefore advises users to use this resource alongside the information provided in this document.



Processing is conducted by the Data Controller by means of automated tools also for profiling and marketing purposes.

The data shall not be divulged or transmitted to third parties. The data may be processed by officers and managers employed by Cotonificio Albini S.p.A.



With the exception of technical cookies strictly necessary for normal navigation, data supply takes place according to the will of the parties concerned, who may decide to navigate on the site after examining the brief notice in the banner duly included for this purpose and to avail themselves of services that entail installation of cookies.

The parties concerned may therefore prevent installation of cookies while keeping the banner (i.e. by not closing it) and with the functions duly made available on that party’s browser.



Without prejudice to the above indications regarding cookies that are strictly necessary for navigation, users may remove the other cookies by means of the functionality made available by the Data Controller for this purpose via this notice, or may remove them directly by means of their browsers.


The various browsers feature diverging procedures for managing the settings.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Click the ‘Tools’ icon in the upper right-hand corner and select ‘Internet Options’.

Select ‘Privacy’ from the pop-up window.

You will then be able to adjust the settings for your cookies.


Google Chrome

Click the spanner in the upper right-hand corner and select ‘Settings’.

Select ‘Show advanced settings’ (“Under The hood’”) and change the ‘Privacy’ settings.


Mozilla Firefox

Select ‘Options’ from the drop-down list in the upper left-hand corner.

Select ‘Privacy’ from the pop-up window. You will now be able to adjust the settings for your cookies.



Select ‘Preferences’ from the drop-down list in the upper right-hand corner.

Select ‘Security’. You will now be able to adjust the settings for your cookies.



At all times, the parties concerned may exercise their rights vis-à-vis the Data Controller, as per art. 7 of the Privacy Code, and can thus, in the event, obtain confirmation of the existence of any personal data regarding the said party, and can learn of the content and origin of the personal data, or may check the information for accuracy or request that the information be completed, updated, corrected or deleted, or rendered anonymous, or demand that data processed illegally be blocked, or, for legitimate reasons, oppose data processing, or oppose processing of the said data for the purposes of delivery of advertising or direct selling material or material for the purposes of market research or of campaign communication research. For the purposes of exercise of such rights, or for any further information in this regard, please submit your requests to:



The sites of third parties that can be accessed via this web site are covered by this overview. Cotonificio Albini S.p.a. assumes no responsibility for the said sites. The categories of cookies used and the type of processing of personal data undertaken by those companies are governed by the notices issued by the said companies.


Data Controller

Cotonificio Albini S.p.A.
via Dr. Silvio Albini 1
24021 Albino (Bergamo)

E-mail of Data Controller:

Since installation of cookies and other tracking systems operated by third parties via the services used on this web site Application cannot be technically controlled by the Data Controller, all specific references to cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties are to be considered indicative in nature. For full information, please examine the privacy policies for third-party services, if present, listed in this document.

In view of the objective complexity surrounding identification of cookies-based technologies and the fact that the said technologies are closely integrated into the functioning of the web, Users are advised to contact the Data Controller if they require more in-depth information concerning the use of the cookies and possible use of cookies − for example by third parties − taking place via this site.