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PPM INDUSTRIES S.p.A, with registered office located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), Via. G. Terzi di S. Agata n. 23, Italy (hereinafter “PPM “), Data Controller pursuant to art. 4 of the 2016/679 EU Regulation (GDPR), provides the following information about the cookies installed on www.q1tape.com.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to your electronic device (PC, tablet, etc.) whilst browsing a website. Cookies then return to the source website during the course of each sequential navigation, or are sent to a different web site that is able to recognize that specific cookie. Cookies act as a memory for a website, allowing the website to recognize your device each time it visits the same website.

What are cookies used for?

We use cookies to make navigation easier and to better adapt them to your interests and needs. Cookies can also be used to help speed up your future experiences and activities on websites. In addition, we use cookies to compile anonymous aggregate statistics that allow us to understand how people use the sites in order to help improve the structure and content of these sites.

What types of cookies are used?

Two types of cookies can be used on the sites: ‘session cookies‘ and ‘persistent cookies‘.

  • session cookies: they are temporary cookies that remain on your device until the moment you leave the site.
  • persistent cookies: cookies that remain on your device for much longer or until you manually delete it.

Another subdivision of type of Cookies is between Technical Cookies, Profiling Cookies, First Party Cookies, Third Party Cookies.

  • Technical Cookies: these are cookies used to make browsing or to provide a service requested by the user. They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner of the website. Without the use of these cookies, some operations could not be performed or would be more complex and / or less secure, for which cookies, which allow us to maintain and maintain the user’s identification during the session, are indispensable.
  • Profiling Cookies: these are the cookies used to track user browsing on the web and create profiles on their tastes, habits, choices, etc. With these cookies, advertising messages can be transmitted to the user’s terminal in line with the preferences already expressed by the same user in the online navigation.
  • First-party cookies are cookies generated and managed directly by the manager of the website on which the user is browsing.
  • Third-party cookies which are generated and managed by parties other than the operator of the website on which the user is browsing (in force, as a rule, of a contract between the website owner and the third party)

How can I check or delete cookies?

Most internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically. You can change these settings to block cookies or to warn you that cookies are being sent to your device. There are several ways to manage cookies, you can refer to the user manual or the help screen of your browser to find out how to adjust or change your browser settings. Disabling cookies may affect your browsing, for example you may not be able to visit certain sections or not receive personalized information when you visit a site. If you use different devices to view and access Internet sites (for example, computers, smartphones, tablets, etc.), you must ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to reflect your cookie preferences.


Technical cookies have the function of allowing the carrying out of activities closely related to the operation of this online space. The technical cookies used by this site can be divided into the following sub-categories:

  • Navigation cookies, by means of which you can save your browsing preferences and optimize the User’s browsing experience;
  • Analytical cookies, by means of which we acquire statistical information about the browsing modes of the Users. This information is treated in aggregate and anonymous form
  • Functionality cookies, also from third parties, used to activate specific functions of this online space and necessary to provide the service or improve it.

The following Technical Cookies do not require the prior consent of the User to be installed and used.

1. Persistent cookies not requiring your consent:
The following cookies, related to activities strictly necessary for the website to work properly and to supply of the service, are utilised:

PHPSESSID Session Persistent Session cookies to allow the navigation of the WordPress website
fc_sb_4 Session Persistent FormCraft cookies for Contact forms
fc_sb_3 21 days Persistent FormCraft cookies for Contact forms
mfn - post - love Never expires Persistent cookies for the "little heart" Like on the Post
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, PREF, YSC 8 months Persistent This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube videos. The VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE cookie tries to evaluate the bandwidth used. This cookie does not collect information that identifies a user.
NID 6 months Persistent Cookie di Google Maps – Could cover a multitude of sins but they definitely place cookies if you have embedded Google Maps into your pages.
displayCookieConsent never expires persistent cookies to display the cookie allowed
The following cookies related to saving preferences and optimisation are used:
cookie_notice_accepted DURATION 30 days Persistent
Some cookies for statistical purposes are used by the website manager for gathering information in aggregated form:
Third-party persistent cookies such as Google Analytics, User data not profiled at the IP level.
_ga 2 years Google Analytics Utilised for distinguishing users.
_gat 10 minutes Google Analytics Utilised to throttle the request rate.

Persistent cookies do not require your consent, so they are installed automatically after coming to the website.

2. Cookies requiring your consent
All cookies other than persistent ones described above are installed and enabled only after the user has given his consent the first time he visits the site. Consent can be given by interacting with the notice banner appearing
on the landing page, according to the methods specified on the banner (by clicking on the OK button). It can also be given or denied selectively in the manners specified below. It keeps track of the consent given for the next time you come back to the site. However, the user has the possibility of totally or partially revoking the consent given.

  1. a) Cookies used for profiling users for advertising purposes managed by the site owner: these types of cookies are not used.
  2. b) Cookies managed by third parties

Cookies managed by third parties are also installed from this site. Below are some indications, a link to the privacy policy and the consent form for each one. You can give your consent to each one by continuing to
browse the site or closing this window.

b1) cookies used for profiling users for advertising purposes: these types of cookies are not used
b2) cookies used for retargeting: these types of cookies are not used
b3) social plug-in content-sharing cookies: These types of cookies are used for sharing content on social networks.
Below is the name of the third parties managing them and a link to the page where you can find information on processing and give your consent.

bt2 Cookie of AddThis.com 255 days Utilised by the AddThis social sharing platform for keeping track of parts of a site visited so as to recommend other parts.
dt Cookie of AddThis.com 29 days It keeps track of the expiration date of other cookies utilised by the AddThis social sharing service.
loc Cookie of AddThis.com 2 years Geolocation, used for helping providers determine the geographic position of users in the country sharing information amongst themselves.
uid Cookie of AddThis.com 2 years Unique User ID that recognises a returning user.
um Cookie of AddThis.com 2 years It records social media content sharing by the user.
uvc Cookie of AddThis.com 2 years It records how often the AddThis social sharing service interacts with the same user.
b4) cookie used for collecting statistical data:
mailSubject 30 days Cookie used for collecting statistical data It saves the user’s referral to understand the source of requests for estimates at the statistical level
userSurce 30 days Cookie used for collecting statistical data It saves the user’s referral to understand the source of requests for estimates at the statistical level

How to disable cookies by configuring the browser

  • Linkedin information note: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
  • Linkedin (configuration): https://www.linkedin.com/settings/
  • Google+ information note: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/
  • Google+ (configuration): http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/managing/
  • Google Analytics: https://www.google.com/intl/it_ALL/analytics/learn/privacy.html
  • AddThis: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy

How are cookies disabled or deleted?

Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can choose not to accept them. We do not advise you to refuse them, since that could prevent you from browsing normally and using all features of this site. If you do not want your PC to accept and save cookies, you can change the security setting on your browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari etc.). At any rate certain parts of our site can be used to the fullest only if your browser accepts cookies. Otherwise, you will not be able to enter reserved areas. Consequently your decision to delete and not accept cookies can have a negative impact on your stay on our site. If you want to change your cookie settings, by clicking on settings of the various browsers, below are some instructions on how to do this on the most widely-used browsers.

This page is visible, through links from all pages of the Site pursuant to art. 122 second paragraph of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 and following the simplified procedures for the information and the acquisition of consent for the use of cookies published in the Official Gazette No. 126 of June 3, 2014 and the related register of measures No. 299 of May 8, 2014.