Cookie Policy

How cookies and other similar technologies are used on our websites.

Cookies are small text files sent to your computer when YOU visit our website. We use only source-anonymized technical and statistical cookies in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This implies the impossibility of tracing the identity of users.

In more detail: we do not use cookies to track or identify individual visitors, but to obtain useful information about how our websites are used so that we can continue to improve them for our users. Personal data generated by cookies are collected by pseudonymization, and you enjoy the right to object to the processing of such data as outlined below. We use cookies on this website in order to:

  • Direct you to other pages and sections of the site;
  • Ensuring that the website looks consistent across different browsers and devices;
  • Enable the operation of complex areas of the website; and
  • Keep track of anonymized and aggregated statistical data related to site visits in order to improve site performance.

For this purpose, we may install cookies that collect data such as the user’s domain name, Internet service provider, operating system, and date and time of access. The generic types of cookies we use and their purposes are explained below.

Types of cookies and purposes

  • Technical cookies: are used for navigation and to facilitate the user’s access to and use of the site, they are necessary for the transmission of communications over electronic networks or for the provider to deliver the service requested by the customer. The use of technical cookies enables the safe and efficient use of the site;
  • Session cookies: cookies that expire at the end of the browser session (they start the moment the user opens the browser window and end when the user exits the browser);
  • Persistent cookies: cookies that “persist” on the device after the end of the browser session and therefore allow the user’s preferences or actions to be stored for their next visit to the website;
  • Third-party cookies: that is, tracking cookies used to detect online behavior, understand interests, and personalize advertising propositions for users.

Analytical third-party cookies may be installed, which are sent from third-party domains external to the site and will be used to detect information about user behavior on the Grifal S.p.A. site. The detection is done anonymously for the purpose of monitoring performance and improving the usability of the site.

Most web browsers allow you to control most cookies through your browser settings. Users can set their browsers to notify them whenever they receive a cookie; this will allow them to decide whether or not to accept it. However, should you not accept a cookie, you may not be able to use the full functionality of your browser software.

To learn more about cookies, including how to see their settings and how to manage and remove them, see (link is external).

On this Web Site we may use Internet tags (also known as web-beacons, action tags, single-pixel GIFs, transparent GIFs, invisible GIFs, and 1-by-1 GIFs) and cookies, and we may do so by means of a web analytic services partner based and storing the respective information (including your IP address) in a foreign country. These tags/cookies are placed on different pages of this Web Site. We use this technology to measure user responses to our sites (including how many times a page is opened and what information is accessed), as well as to evaluate the use of this Website.

Our third party partners, hosting service providers, and/or web analytics service partner may collect data regarding your use of this Web Site by virtue of such anonymized Internet tags/cookies and may compile reports for us regarding the activity on this Web Site and provide additional services related to the use of the Web Site and the Internet. They may provide such information to other parties where required by law or if they use other parties to process the data on their behalf.

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”( textfiles stored on your computer), which enable it to analyze your use of the Website. The information produced by the cookie about your use of this Web Site is generally transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activation of the IP anonymization procedure on this Website, your IP address will still be abbreviated first by Google in an EU Member State or any other state that has signed the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and abbreviated there. If transferred by the operator of this Web Site, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Web Site, to compile reports on Web Site activity for the operators of the Web Site, and to provide additional services associated with the use of the Web Site and the Internet. The IP address transmitted in the Google Analytics template by your browser will not be associated with other data by Google. You will be able to block the installation of cookies by properly setting your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all the features of this Web Site.

This Website uses the Google reCAPTCHA service (Google Inc.), which analyzes traffic, potentially containing Users’ Personal Data, in order to filter it from parts of traffic, messages and content recognized as SPAM.

Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google Inc. Use of the reCAPTCHA system is subject to Google’s privacy policy and terms of use.

For more information on terms of use and data protection, see, or
(links are external).