Information on the treatment of personal data of the website www.blogcheaptravel.com


This Notice is provided, in accordance with art. 13 of Legislative Decree. N. 196/2003 – Code regarding the protection of personal data, to visitors (the “Visitors”) of the Internet site www.blogcheaptravel.com (hereinafter, the “Site”) to inform them about the purpose and methods of processing of their personal data. The Visitors who decide to subscribe to the site’s newsletter are asked to carefully inspect even the specific information about their privacy, which is available below in the section “Purpose of Treatment”.

Data controller

The data controller is L.P. Mercury, which has its registered office 45 Rosehaugh Road Inverness V38 SW Scotland, UK (hereinafter the “Company”).

Processed data

a) Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures for running this Site acquire during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of internet communication protocols.

This information is not collected to be associated with interested identified, but by their very nature could, allow the identification Visitors through processing and associations with data held by third parties.

This category of data include IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by Visitors who access the site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, time of request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of response from the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the operating system and the computer of the Visitor.

This data is used only to obtain anonymous statistical information about the Site and to check its correct functioning will be deleted immediately after processing. The data could only be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical crimes against the Site apart from this situation the data on web contacts will not persist for more than seven days.

No Visitor personal data is acquired by the site.

The website uses the following cookies:

(I) Session cookies (indispensable for the use of the Site services and to access restricted areas of the Site): The Site uses cookies http c.d. “session” to handle authentication of online services, and to enter restricted areas. The use of session cookies (which are not stored permanently on the user’s computer and are automatically deleted after closing the browser) is strictly limited to transmitting session identifiers (consisting in random numbers generated by the server) necessary to enable safe and efficient navigation on the Site. The c.d. session cookies used on this site avoid using other techniques potentially prejudicial to the confidentiality of Visitor’s navigation and do not allow the acquisition of the Visitor’s personal data.

Disabling these cookies become entering the Site impossible.

You can refuse consent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser: navigation unauthenticated on the Site will be available in all its functionality. Below we provide the links that explain how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers (for other browsers we suggest you try the option inside the help session of the software normally available through F1 key):

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-IT/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=it-IT&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies

Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Bloccare%20i%20cookie?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Blocking+cookies

Apple Safari: http://www.apple.com/it/privacy/use-of-cookies/

(Ii) Monitoring Cookie: the Company uses the Google Analytics service company Google, Inc. (“Google”) to generate statistics on the use of the Site; Google Analytics uses cookies (not third party) that do not store personal data. The information from the cookies directly related to the Visitor’s use of the Site Visitor (including IP addresses) will be transmitted by the browser visited to Google, with headquarters at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States, and stored by the server. Accordingly to the company’s terms of service in place (please refer to the latest version available at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/it.html), Google will use this information, in a self-process to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on site activity by website operators and providing other services relating the website activities, the connection mode (mobile, pc, browser etc.) the search mode and path used to access Site pages. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or whether this third party processes the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate IP addresses with any other data held by Google. To see the privacy policy of the company Google on the Google Analytics service, please visit this address http://www.google.it/intl/it/analytics/privacyoverview.html. To know the rules on the Google Privacy Policy, you are invited to enter the site http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/. When using the Site, you are consenting the processing of data by Google in the manner and for the purposes stated above. The tracking cookies can be turned off without any consequence on navigation. Alternatively, you can only disable cookies from Google Analytics, using the add-in to opt-out provided by Google for the main browsers (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it). This way you can also use the online services of the Site that require authentication.

For more details about our cookies, see the following table:

Name – Description – Length

_utmb – This is one of four main setup cookies from Google Analytics and allows you to track user behavior and measure site performance. This establishes the new sessions and visits and will expire after 30 minutes. The cookie is updated whenever the data is sent to Google Analytics. All client’s activities within the time frame of 30 minutes will be counted as a single visit, even if the customer leaves the site and then reenters it. The return to the site after 30 minutes will be considered a new visit, by a returning visitor. – 30 minutes

__utmc – This is one of four main setup cookies from Google Analytics and allows you to track user behavior and measure site performance. It is not used in many sites but it is set up to allow interoperability with the old version of the Google Analytics code known as Urchin. In this old version it was used in combination with the cookie _utmb to identify new sessions and visits of returning visitors. When used by Google Analytics it is always a session cookie that is deleted when the user closes his browser.

– session _utmz – This is one of four main setup cookies from Google Analytics and allows you to track user behavior and measure site performance. This cookies identifies where the visits come from, this way Google Analytics can tell which website visitors come from. The cookie has a lifetime of 6 months and is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics. – 6 months

_ga – This cookie is associated with “Google Universal Analytics,” which is a significant upgrade in the services most commonly used Google Analytics. This new service reduces the use

of resources from cookies in general, and is only set this Cookie, despite Google’s claims that data can be collected without setting any cookies. This Cookie is used to distinguish “unique visitors” by assigning them a number generated as an identifier of the client. Is included in every request of pages in the site and is used to count the visitors, session and campaign data for reports of the site. – 2 years

b) Data provided voluntarily by users

The optional, explicit and voluntary e-mail addresses listed on this site or filling out forms for the collection of personal information or the sending of audio/ video material involves the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s need to respond to requests, and any other personal data sent/ entered.

Treatment methods

Personal data is processed by automated tools or manually for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected.

  1. Purpose of information treatment

The users personal data will be treated by blogcheaptravelto enable the User to benefit from the services offered by the Site. Except when give blogcheaptravela specific and voluntary consent to the treatment of their data for marketing purposes within the meaning of paragraph 2, contact information (address and email address) will be used by blogcheaptravelto the sole purpose of ascertaining the identity of the user (via e-mail address validation), thus avoiding possible fraud or misuse and contact user-only service reasons.

The provision of personal data for the purposes of treatment indicated above is optional but necessary, as the failure to provide the same result in the user’s inability to subscribe to the Site, use of the services offered by blogcheaptravelon the site and participate in prize contests organized by the Site.

  1. Further treatment purposes: marketing (sending advertising material, direct sales and commercial communication)

With the free and voluntary consent of the User, the user’s personal data (name, surname, address, e-mail address) can be handled by even blogcheaptravelfor marketing purposes (direct marketing, advertising and commercial communication material) or so blogcheaptravel may contact you by post or e-mail to purchase of products and/ or services offered by the same blogcheaptraveland/ or by other third parties to present, offers, promotions and business opportunities.

Consent to the processing of personal data for the purposes of the treatment is free and optional, and in case of lack of consent there is the possibility of registration on the site. Even in the event of consent, the User may at any time revoke it, doing it requires following a guideline blogcheaptravelrequest as indicated in paragraph C. Users may also easily oppose to further mailings of promotional communications (mail and email) also by clicking on the link to withdraw the revocation of consent, which is present in each promotional email. Once the withdrawal of consent is revoked the User will receive an e-mail message confirming the successful withdrawal of consent. If the User wishes to withdraw his consent to the sending of promotional communications by mail, while still receiving communications via email, or vice versa, please send a request to blogcheaptravelas indicated in paragraph C.

blogcheaptravel informs that, it is possible that after exercising the right to oppose to the sending of promotional email communications, you may still receive some additional promotional messages for technical and operational reasons. (eg. creation of already completed contact lists just before the receipt of opposition request by the blogcheaptravel). If the User should continue to receive promotional messages 24 hours after exercising the right to oppose, please report the problem to blogcheaptravel, using the contact details in paragraph C.

Aims of treatment

The navigation data will be used exclusively to allow the visitor to be able to browse the site and enjoy the same content, to generate statistics related to the use of the Site.

The personal data voluntarily provided by users is used only to respond to requests made by users.

Communication and PR area

Those in charge or involved in data processing on the company may from time to time have contact with the visitors personal data.

The personal information will not be disclosed to third parties.


The Company informs, that the Article. 7 of Leg. June 30, 2003, n. 196 recognizes the applicant specific rights that can be exercised at any time. Those whose personal data refer have the right at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence or otherwise of such data and to know the content and origin, verify its accuracy or request its integration or updating, or correction (art. 7 of Legislative Decree. n. 196/2003). Pursuant to this Article shall have the right to request cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking data processed unlawfully, and to oppose in any case, for legitimate reasons, their treatment. Requests should be addressed to the data controller, including through the e-mail address adv (at)blogcheaptravel

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Having acknowledged of the Information document, pursuant to art. 23 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 as well as art. 58 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 206/2005 (Consumer Code), fully informed of my rights, I give my specific consent to the processing of my personal data for the purposes of sending advertising material, direct sale, market surveys, contests prize, surveys, sending of advertising material and business communications by mail, attached bill, e-mail, fax or phone.

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Having acknowledged of the Information document, pursuant to art. 23 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 as well as art. 58 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 206/2005 (Consumer Code), I give my specific consent to the communication of my personal data to third-parties specified in paragraph 5 of the Privacy Information.