Cookie Policy

This policy is in accordance with art. 13 of the Legislative Decree 196/03 “Italian Personal Data Protection Code” addressed to whoever interacts with Business Competence srl web services, accessible online at the following addresses:


We use cookies to make our website easier and more user-friendly. Data gathered through cookies are useful to improve the browsing experience and make it better in the future.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent from the website to the user terminal (usually to the browser), where they are memorized to be sent back to the website whenever the user access the website again. A cookie cannot bring up any other data from the user’s hard drive, not can it transmit computer viruses or obtain email addresses. Every cookie is unique to the user’s browser. Some features of the cookies can be submitted to other technologies. In this document all such technologies will be referred to as “cookies”.

Types of Cookies

We can have first-party cookies and third-party cookies, first ones are the ones that indicate the website as domain, the third-party cookies are related to external domains.

Third-party cookies are necessarily installed by an external entity, always referred to as “third party”, not managed by the website. These entities can eventually install first-party cookies, saving on the website domain their cookies.

Another type of cookie is the so called “Flash Cookie” (Local Shared Objects), employed inner Adobe Flash Player to supply some contents, as video clip or animations, in order to save settings and preferences. Flash cookies are filed in the device, but they are managed through a different interface with respect to the one provided by the employed browser

Cookies nature

Relative to cookies nature, there are several kinds:

Technical Cookies

Technical cookies are that ones used with the only aim to “make the transmission of a communication happen on an electronic communication net, or in so far as strictly required by the supplier of a service of the information society specifically required by the subscriber or by the User to provide the service” (cf. section 122, paragraph 1, of the Italian Code).
They are not employed for other aims and are usually installed directly by the site owner or manager. They

  • Navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal surfing and fruition of the website (allowing, for example, to realize a purchase or to log in to restricted area); they are factual necessary for the right website workings;
  • Analytics cookies, assimilated to technical cookies whereas they are directly employed by website manager to collect information, in an aggregated manner, about the users’ number and how they surf the same website, in order to improve the website workings;
  • Performance and operation cookies, which allow the User ‘s surfing according to series of selected criteria (for example, the language, selected products for the purchase) in order to improve the service rendered to the same. To install these cookies, it isn’t requested the prearranged users’ consent (more information in the paragraph Cookies Managing).

Profiling cookies

Profiling cookies aimed to create profiles related to User and they are employed in order to send advertising messages in line with preferences revealed by the same one in the framework of the browse.

For the employment of profiling cookies, the consent of the person involved is required. According to the injunction, (more information in the paragraph Cookies Managing), the User can authorize or deny the consent to the installation of these cookies using the options provided in the section “Cookies management”.

In case of third-party cookies, the website does not have a direct control over single cookies and can not control them (the website can not directly install them and can not delete them). The User can manage these cookies through browser settings (see the instruction below) or the indicated websites in the section “Cookies management”.

The User is invited to verify the third-party website indicated in the chart below.

Installed Cookies

Business Competence uses system and technical cookies only.

They are useful to ensure the functioning of our services, they allow us to improve performances. These technologies make it possible for our websites, services, apps and instruments to store information in your browser or device and this information will be used in a second moment when you will use our services again. Your personal data are not stored in cookies or other similar technologies.

These cookies are essential to the correct fruition of the website. You can disable these cookies from your browser following the instruction in the dedicated paragraph, but you will compromise your browsing experience and we can not respond in case of malfunctioning.

Here is the list of the cookies present on the website.

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Cookies Management

Users can enforce the rights recognized by the art. 7 of the Legislative Decree 196/2003 any time, particularly the right to obtain a copy of the processed data, their update, their origin, the purpose and the methods of the processing,  their amendment or integration, their cancellation, anonymisation or the blocking of any data if they have been processed unlawfully, as well as the right to refuse data processing for legitimate reasons.

To enforce these rights, wirte to to the attention of the Data Controller, or contact us through our website

If consent has already been given but the user wants to change cookies authorizations, the user must delete them from the browser.


Cookie Disablement or Cancellation



  1. Run Chrome browser
  2. Click on the menu in the toolbar of the browser next to the url navigation window
  3. Click Settings
  4. Click Show advanced settings.
  5. In the “Privacy” section, click Content settings.
  6. Under “Cookies,” it is possible to modify the following settings:
  • Allow storing data locally
  • Modify local data only until the browser is closed
  • Do not allow websites to set cookies
  • Block third-party cookies and site data.
  • Handle exceptions for some internet sites
  • Delete one or all cookies

For more information visit the dedicated page.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Run Mozilla Firefox browser
  2. Click on the menu in the toolbar of the browser next to the url navigation window
  3. Select Options
  4. Select Privacy Panel
  5. Click Show advanced settings.
  6. In the “Privacy” section, click Content settings.
  7. In the ” Tracking ” section, you can change the following settings related to cookies
    • Request to websites not to make any tracking
    • Notify sites your willingness to be traced
    • Do not communicate any preference on the tracking of personal information
  8. From the “Chronology” section, you can:
    • With the enabling of “Use custom settings” select to accept third-party cookies (again, from the sites visited most or never) and keep them for a specified period (until they expire, to the closure of Firefox or ask every time)
    • Remove individual cookies stored

For more information visit the dedicated page.

Internet Explorer

  1. Run the Internet Explorer Browser
  2. Click the Tools button, and select Internet Options
  3. Click the Privacy tab and in the Settings section, change the slider device with the desired action for cookies:
    • Block all Cookies
    • Allow all cookies
    • Selection of the sites from which to obtain cookie: move the cursor in an intermediate position so as not to block or allow all cookies, press then on Sites, in the Website Address box enter a website and then press Block or Allow

For more information visit the dedicated page.

Safari 6

  1. Run the Safari Browser
  2. Click on Safari, select Preferences and click on Privacy
  3. In the “Block Cookie” section specify how Safari must accept cookies from websites.
  4. To see which sites have stored cookies click Details

For more information visit the dedicated page.

Safari iOS (mobile devices)

  1. Run the iOS Safari Browser
  2. Tap Settings, then Safari
  3. Tap on Block Cookies and choose from several options: “Never”, “Third-party and advertisers” or “Always”
  4. To delete all cookies stored by Safari, tap Settings, then Safari, and then click Delete Cookies and Data

For more information visit the dedicated page.


  1. Run the Opera Browser
  2. Click Preferences, then Advanced, and then click Cookies
  3. Select one of the following options:
    • Accept All Cookies
    • Accept only cookies from the site you visit: the third-party cookies that are sent to and from a domain other than the one you are visiting will be rejected
    • Never accept cookies: All cookies will never be stored

For more information visit the dedicated page.