At Equilibra, we respect your privacy concerns and value the relationship that we have with you.
As with many companies, we use technology on our Website to collect information that helps us to improve your experience as well as our products and services. The cookies that we use at Equilibra allow our website to function and help us understand what information and advertising are useful to visitors.
We have tried to keep this notice as simple as possible, but if you are not familiar with terms such as ‘cookie’, ‘IP address’ and ‘browser’, please read these key terms first.
WHO COLLECTS INFORMATION?
All personal data provided and collected by Equilibra via cookies and other tracking technologies are processed by Equilibra S.r.l., an Unilever Group company, as Data Controller. With the exception of targeted advertising cookies, for which personal data is processed by Equilibra S.r.l. under joint ownership arrangements with Unilever Italia Mkt. Operations S.r.l., with registered office at via Paolo Di Dono 3/A, 00142 Rome. Further details about the joint ownership arrangement signed by Equilibra S.r.l. and Unilever Italia Mkt. Operations S.r.l. are available by clicking here.
All personal data provided or collected by Equilibra via cookies and other tracking technologies are processed by Equilibra S.r.l., a company under Italian law with registered office at Via Plava 74, 10135 Turin.
The following section summarises the various types of cookie that we use on our Websites, together with their respective purposes and offers you the possibility of managing these cookies.
Unilever will collect, use or disclose your data according to the legislation in force and your wishes.
For a detailed understanding of how we use the personal data collected by Unilever cookies, please see our Privacy Notice.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies (collectively known as “cookies”) are files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded on any internet-enabled device, such as computers, smartphones or tablets, when visiting a Website.
Cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies (collectively known as “cookies”) are files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded on any internet-enabled device, such as computers, smartphones or tablets, when visiting a Website. Cookies are then sent back to the Website of origin on every subsequent visit, or to another Website that recognises such cookies. Cookies fulfil different useful roles, for example, they remember your preferences and in general, improve your online experience and help us to offer you the best product and services.
There are many different types of cookie. They all work in the same way, with a few small differences. For a detailed list of cookies used on our Websites, see the relevant section below.
Cookies that you consent to are also used to collect your personal data which we then process so as to offer advertising tailored to your interests and limit exposure to countless advertisements. For more detailed information about the profiling activities undertaken by Unilever with your personal data for advertising, please refer to our Privacy Notice.
We also add cookies to emails and newsletter to improve our content and advertising.
More detailed information about the types of cookie we use and for what purposes can be found in the relevant section below.
HOW CAN I CONTROL AND DELETE COOKIES?
There are many ways to manage cookies:
You can refuse to give your consent;
you can disable Unilever or third-party cookies by accessing your personal browser settings (see here to find out how to do this);
or you can use our cookie management tool to disable Unilever or third-party cookies (see here to find out how to do this).
CONTROL VIA BROWSER SETTINGS
Most internet browsers are initially configured to automatically accept cookies. If you do not wish for our Websites to store cookies on your device, you can change your browser settings so as to receive a warning before any cookies are stored. You can also modify the settings so that the browser rejects most of our cookies or only certain third-party cookies. It is possible to withdraw your consent to cookies by deleting cookies that have been stored.
If you disable the cookies that we use, this might impact your experience while browsing Unilever Websites, for example you might not be able to visit certain areas of the Website or not receive personalised information when you visit another Website.
If you use different devices to view or access the Unilever Website (e.g. computer, smartphone, tablet), it is necessary to ensure that every browser on every device is set according to your cookie preferences.
The procedure to change cookie settings vary from browser to browser. If necessary, use the browser’s help function or click on one of the following links to access the browser user manual directly.
Software products are also available that manage cookie for you.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
CONTROL USING OUR COOKIE MANAGEMENT TOOL
You can disable Unilever or third-party cookies using our cookie consent model.
By disabling cookie tracking, for example, Unilever will not be able to find out about your online behaviour. However, you must bear in mind that disabling tracking cookies does not necessarily mean that you will receive fewer advertisements from Unilever. It only means that the advertisements you receive will not be tailored to your interests.
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
The cookies used by the Unilever Website can generally be classified as follows:
Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies do not identify you as an individual.
Performance cookies. These cookies do not identify you as an individual.
Functionality cookies. Information collected by these cookies may include personal data that you have disclosed.
Targeting or advertising cookies. Most of these types of cookies track consumers using their device ID or IP address. Therefore, they may collect personal data. For the processing of personal data underlying the use of such cookies, Equilibra acts under a joint ownership arrangement with Unilever Mkt.
Third-party cookies. Depending on the types of cookie used by the relevant third-party, the information collected by these cookies might include personal data.
The cookies used by the Unilever Website can generally be classified as follows:
Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the Unilever Website, as they allow you to navigate the Website and use our features. Without these cookies, it is not possible to provide you with services such as shopping carts. These examples include the remembering of previous actions (for example, text entered) when you return to a page during the same session.
Do these cookies collect personal data/identify you? These cookies do not identify you as an individual. If you do not accept these cookies, this might affect the performance of the Website or part of it.
Performance Cookies. These cookies collect information about how you use our Website, for example, what pages you access most often, the time spent on our Websites and any issues found, such as error messages. These cookies are also used to inform affiliates if you land on one of our Websites from an affiliate and if your visit ended with the use of a service or the purchase of one of our products, including the details of the product or service purchased. This helps us to improve the performance of our Websites.
Do these cookies collect personal data/identify you? These cookies do not identify you as an individual. All information collected by these cookies are aggregate and therefore anonymous. They are used to improve the functionality of a Website.
Functionality cookies. These cookies allow our Websites to remember the choices you make (such as username, language or the region you are located in) to offer a more personalised online experience. These cookies may also be used to remember the changes made to text size, characters and other parts of Web pages that you may customise. Likewise, they may be used to track which products or videos have been viewed to avoid repetition and to allow gameplay and engagement with social media, such as blogs, chat rooms and forums.
Do these cookies collect personal data/identify you? Information collected by these cookies may include personal data that you have disclosed. If you do not accept these cookies, this might affect the performance and functionality of the Website and might limit access to the content of the site itself.
Targeting or advertising cookies. These cookies are used to provide you with content that is more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to provide targeted advertising or limit the number of times you see the same ad, as well as measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on Unilever and non-Unilever Websites. They remember that you have visited one of our Websites and this information is shared with other parties, including advertisers and our agencies. These cookies can also be linked to the site features provided by third parties.
Do these cookies collect personal data/identify you? Most of these types of cookies track consumers using their device ID or IP address. Therefore, they may collect personal data.
Third-party cookies. We work with a number of partners that may also set cookies on your device on our behalf when you visit our websites to enable them to bring you tailored Unilever advertising within their domains, for example Facebook or Google DoubleClick. We aim to identify these cookies before they are used, so that you can decide whether to accept them or not. We also work with numerous partners to provide experiences and digital features on our Websites. For example, while you browse Unilever Websites you might receive third-party cookies that provide certain features on our Websites (for example, a YouTube video), even though you have withdrawn or refused to give your consent to our cookies. This occurs because you have directly given your consent to the use of their cookies. In such cases, you should withdraw your consent directly on the relevant third-party Website.
Do these cookies collect personal data/identify you? Depending on the types of cookie used by the relevant third-party, the information collected by these cookies might include personal data.
DURATION OF THE COOKIES THAT WE USE
In terms of duration, we may use two different types of cookie on our Websites:
Session cookies. These cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave our Websites; or Persistent Cookies. These cookies remain on your device for much longer until you delete them manually (how long the cookie stays on the device will depend on the duration or “life cycle” of the specific cookie as well as the browser settings).