Cookies policy

Last updated on 25/07/2022




This Cookie Policy applies to the websites (here after "Website"), managed by Ruffino s.r.l., with headquarters in Piazzale Ruffino 1, Pontassieve (Florence), Italy ("we", "our", "us"), as data controller. To view our Privacy Policy, which you can access here.

This Cookie Policy describes the use of cookies and other similar technologies within our Website. This Cookie Policy does not cover any third party websites referred to by this Website.

Besides, this statement represents the extension of the short banner displayed when first connecting to the Website.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, as explained below in the "Cookies management and withdrawal of consent" section. When cookies are disabled, some functions of our Website may not work properly.



Cookies are small files that the websites visited by users send and store on the device used to access those websites. When users come back to the same website, the browser recognizes the cookies installed on the device and sends back information to the website that created or installed those cookies in the first place. Our Website uses different types of cookies and other technologies to read and store information on the user's device in order, i.e., to perform statistical analysis, customize and facilitate users' browsing experience and remember their preferences.

According to duration, we may classify cookies as follow:

  • session cookies, if they are automatically deleted at the end of the session; and
  • • permanent cookies, if they keep being stored on the user's device even after the end of the browsing session, for a time set by the cookie creator. These cookies are automatically deleted once the pre-defined duration period (starting from the moment they are set, i.e., the first time the website is accessed, if no consent is required, or, if consent is required, the time consent is obtained) has elapsed or the user decides to erase them directly as indicated in the relevant section of this Cookie Policy.

According to origin, we may classify cookies as follow:

  • first party cookies, if they are set and managed directly by the website manager; and
  • third party cookies, if they are managed by a different domain than the one visited by the user.

Furthermore, according to their function, we may classify cookies as follow:

  • technical cookies, which are necessary to the functioning of the website, including the provision of information society services requested by users. This cookies category includes session cookies, which are necessary for you to use website, and functionality cookies, used, for example, to save your browsing preferences, such as products in the cart; and
  • profiling cookies, whose goal is to create profiles related to the user and send or show advertising messages in line with the preferences the user shown while browsing the website.

In Germany, the legal basis for storing technical cookies in your terminal equipment and/or accessing technical cookies already stored in your terminal equipment is Section 25 (2) No. 1 Telekommunikation-Telemedien-Datenschutz-Gesetz ("TTDSG"). The legal basis for storing profiling cookies in your terminal equipment and/or accessing profiling cookies already stored in your terminal equipment is your consent pursuant to Section 25 (1) TTDSG.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data in connection with technical cookies is our legitimate interest consisting in the interest in ensuring that the Website works properly and it is visible and accessible to users. The legal basis for the processing of personal data in connection with profiling cookies is consent.

In Italy, as provided for by the General Decision of the Italian Data Protection Authority of May 8, 2014, titled "Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies", within the category of technical cookies we can include analytics cookies, that are used to collect aggregated information on the number of users and on how they visit the Website, and to elaborate general statistics on the service and on its use.

Our Website may use web beacons, pixels, plug-ins, device fingerprints and other similar technologies (collectively referred to as "tracking technology") which allow third parties and us to monitor the use of our Website. Our Website incorporates and uses this tracking technology on your device when you have access to and load our Website. Find additional information on the following section.





If you wish to withdraw your consent to the use of cookies on this Website or if you want to delete or check installed cookies on your device, you can access the relevant settings of the website by clicking on the "COOKIE SETTINGS" tool at the top and at the bottom of this page, or the settings of your browser. Below we indicate the links you can follow for the main web browsers:

You can also disable cookies through the portal

If you disable cookies used by this Website, some of the Website functions may not be displayed correctly.

If you object to the use of profiling tools other than cookies, we invite you to exercise your rights by contacting us at the addresses below.



You can exercise your rights regarding the processing of your personal data by contacting the Data Controller at the addresses indicated below. For more information about your rights of access, rectification, erasure, objection restriction of processing and portability, visit our Privacy Policy.  You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority.



Ruffino Srl, based in Piazzale Ruffino 1, Pontassieve (Florence), Italy manages this website, as Data Controller. You can contact us by emailing to:



We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time; in so, we will notify visitors about the changes to this Cookie Policy through a special banner or pop-up message or as otherwise required under applicable law.