Cookie Policy


Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Management Procedures of the SGI SpA website regarding the processing of personal data of users who consult it.

1. Why this notice

This is an informative notice provided, in accordance with EU Regulation 679/2016 (hereinafter “GDPR”), to those who interact in general with the SGI website.
The presence of the notice in the footer of the page ensures the user that they are within the pages of SGI SpA.

The notice is provided only for the SGI website and not for other websites that may be accessed by the user through links.

2. Types of data processed

SGI SpA, as the data controller, informs that, following the insertion of personal information on its websites or through authentication to SGI’s web services, data concerning identified or identifiable individuals may be processed.

2.1 Cookie

2.1.1 Purpose of cookies usage

SGI website uses some cookies to make its services easy to navigate and to efficiently use the web pages of SGI SpA. The cookies used also improve the service provided to users, making its use more effective and/or enabling certain functionalities.

2.1.2 Cookies used

The SGI website uses cookies to anonymously track the navigation on the website pages and for statistical purposes. In particular, technical cookies are used to allow users to access services requested through our websites. Without these cookies, it would not be possible to provide the requested services. For example, technical cookies may be used to remember any actions performed by the user when returning to the previous page of a session. Technical cookies are also used to collect information, in aggregate form, about the number of users and how they visit the websites.

The SGI website uses the Google Analytics service from Google, Inc. (hereinafter “Google”) to generate statistics on the use of the web portal; Google Analytics uses cookies (not third-party cookies) that do not store personal data. Information obtained from cookies about the use of websites by users (including IP addresses) will be transmitted from the user’s browser to Google, with registered office at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, and stored on Google’s servers. By using the SGI website, consent is given to Google for the processing of data for the above purposes and methods.

According to the existing terms of service, Google will use this information, as an independent data controller, to track and examine the use of websites, compile reports on website activities for website operators and provide other services related to website activities, connection methods (mobile, PC, browser used, etc.), and search and access methods of portal pages. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate IP addresses with any other data held by Google.

To consult Google’s privacy policy regarding the Google Analytics service, please visit the website

To learn about Google’s privacy policies, please visit the website

Tracking cookies can be disabled without any consequences for browsing the portal: to disable them, see the next section “How to disable cookies through browser configuration (opt-out)”.

2.1.3 Third-party websites and services

The SGI website may contain links to other websites with their own privacy policies.
SGI is not responsible for the data processing carried out by such websites. In particular, the SGI website uses the so-called social plug-ins (“plug-ins”) of social networks from the following providers:

  • operated by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The plug-in is recognizable by the Linkedin logo ( and its privacy policy is available at the following addresses:

2.1.4 How to disable cookies

To disable all cookies

Consent to the use of cookies can be denied by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser: unauthenticated browsing on the SGI website will still be available with all its functionalities.

Below are the links explaining how to disable cookies for the most common browsers (for other browsers used, we suggest looking for this option in the software’s help).

To disable only Google Analytics cookies

Alternatively, only Google Analytics cookies can be disabled using the opt-out add-on provided by Google for major browsers. This way, you can also use the online services of the SGI website.


To delete cookies already stored on the device

Even if consent to the use of third-party cookies is revoked, before such revocation cookies may have already been stored on the user’s device. For technical reasons, it is not possible to delete such cookies, however, the user’s browser allows their deletion in the privacy settings. The browser options include the “Clear browsing data” option, which can be used to delete cookies, website data, and plug-ins.

2.2 Telematics traffic data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate the websites acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols or is used to improve the quality of the service offered.

These are information that is not collected to be associated with identified individuals, but which by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified.

This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users who connect to the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.), and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and computer environment. Providing data is mandatory. This data is used to obtain anonymous statistical information about the use of the websites and to check their correct functioning of the computer systems. The data may also be used for the ascertainment of responsibilities in case of hypothetical computer crimes or in case of damages to SGI or third parties.

2.3 Data voluntarily provided by the user

The optional, explicit, and voluntary sending of electronic mail, messages, or any type of communications, addresses, and contact details indicated on the SGI website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address or any other personal data that will be used to respond to requests. It is ensured that such processing will be based on the principles of fairness, lawfulness, transparency, and protection of privacy in accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation 679/2016 (“GDPR”). Specific summary information will be progressively reported or displayed on the website pages prepared for specific on-demand services.