Cookie Policy

Version of 05/01/2022

Dear User,

ELITE SpA  (hereinafter, the “Company”, “we”, or “us”), with registered office in Piazza Affari 6 20123 Milano, which can be contacted at, as the data controller, provides you (hereinafter, the “User”) with the following information on the use of cookies on the Site (hereinafter, the “Site”).  

What are cookies and how they are categorized

The Sites use cookies, internet tags and similar technologies (hereinafter jointly referred to as “cookies”), which are technically small files containing packets of information sent by a web server to the visitor/User’s Internet browser and automatically stored by the latter on the device (personal computer, tablet, cell phone, etc.) and automatically sent back to the server each time the site is accessed. The cookie can only be used by the web server that issued it (or by any third parties with whom it was originally shared); this means, for example, that servers managed by third parties cannot read cookies generated by the data controller. The cookie is then re-read and recognized by the Site that sent it every time a subsequent connection is made. The cookies used on this Site can be distinguished by virtue of the following criteria:
The cookies used on this Site may be distinguished by the following criteria:

a) based on who manages cookies:

(i) first party cookies: these are cookies installed directly by the Data Controller (or processors acting on its behalf) through the Site.
(ii) third party cookies: these are cookies installed through the Site by third parties other than Company and processed by such third-parties for purposes they solely determine.

b) based on the time they remain enabled:
(i) session cookies: these cookies store the necessary information during the browsing session and are deleted immediately after the session expires, i.e. when the browser is closed;
(ii) persistent cookies: these cookies are stored on the User’s hard disk and the Site reads them each time the User visits the Site. A persistent cookie has a specific expiry date, after which it will stop working;

c) based on the purpose:
(i) technical cookies: these cookies are necessary to allow the User to browse the Site and to benefit from its functionalities. If strictly necessary for the use of the Site, these cookies do not require the User’s prior consent and cannot be switched off. Without these cookies some services or functions could not be provided and the browsing of the Site would not be easy and functional;
(ii) analytics cookies: these cookies are used to obtain statistical information, in an aggregate manner or not, on the number of Users accessing the Site and about how the Site is used. Where required by the applicable laws, if the User does not consent to these types of cookies, the Data Contoller will not be able to improve the Site based on information from the User’s visit;

The Site uses technical and performance cookies.

By modifying the browser's settings, the User can decide to make the placement of any type of cookies subject to his prior consent or to prevent their placement completely. The configuration of each browser is different and is described in the "Help" menu of the browser. To understand how to set the cookie settings, the User can consult the instructions provided by the most popular browsers', available at the following links:

Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Internet Explorer

2. Technical cookies

Technical cookies are those that the Data Controller uses for the sole purpose of allowing the User to visit the Site and enjoy it. They can be further divided into:

(i) necessary cookies: these cookies guarantee the ordinary browsing and use of the Site, allowing, for instance, to book an appointment or to authenticate for accessing reserved areas. Therefore, they are strictly necessary for the browsing and use of the Site and, thus, do not require the User's consent. These are generally session cookies, which are automatically deleted when closing the browser;
(ii) functional cookies: these cookies allow the User to browse the Site according to a set of selected criteria (for instance, the language or country of origin) in order to improve the service provided on the Site. Therefore, without the User's consent, some of the services and functionalities provided on the Site may not function properly. These are persistent cookies, which remain on the computer in use even after the browser is closed, until the expiry date provided for each cookie (typically from two months to two years) or the User deletes them.
(iii) Analytics Cookie useful to register anonimously users visits and page views. We have set up our cookie in order to anonymize the IP address.

Technical cookies are not used for any purpose other than those mentioned above.

The following technical cookies are currently used on the Site:


Other than as per the general browser settings (as explained above), The User can generally deactivate first party technical cookies that are strictly necessary (i.e. not requiring the User's consent) by clicking on the cookie banner  or, in case of third party cookies, by accessing the respective privacy information notices and, where relevant, consent forms. However, by deleting or blocking these cookies, the Site (or its functionalities) may not work properly or efficiently.
  • Performance Cookie

Performance cookies are used on the Site to collect statistical information, in either aggregate or non-aggregate form, about the number of Users accessing the Site and how they visit the Site.

As provided by the applicable legislation, the User's prior consent is required for the installation of performance cookies. For this reason, when accessing the Site, a banner is displayed informing that  performance cookies are used on the Site; and by closing the banner through the appropriate command, the User does not consent to the use of proprietary performance cookies, or, in case of third party cookies, by accessing the respective privacy information notices and, where relevant, consent forms, while maintaining the use of technical cookies only. In any case, the User can also use the tool installed on the Site to manage his or her consents concerning each category of cookies used on the Site, when the aforementioned banner is displayed and at any time while browsing the Site, by clicking on the appropriate link in the footer.
If you give your consent to the installation of such cookies, we will keep track of this consent through a specific technical cookie. In this way, we will avoid re-proposing the cookie banner during future visits to the Site.
You are free to block the installation of performance cookies at any time, without affecting your ability to visit the Site and enjoy its content. To find out how to do this, you can read the third party cookie policies by clicking on the links in the table above.

3. Changes and Updates

This Cookie Policy is valid as of the effective date. The Company may make changes and/or additions to this Cookie Policy due to any regulatory changes and/or additions.