Cookie Policy


In accordance with article 13 of the Regulations (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter the “GDPR”),  we hereby provide You information on how the Casa Generalizia dell’Ordine dei Padri Carmelitani Scalzi (hereinafter the “Controller”) makes use of Your personal data while You are visiting the website (the “Site”).

In accordance with the current legislation on personal data protection, with this policy, the Casa Generalizia dell’Ordine dei Padri Carmelitani Scalzi, as Controller, wishes to provide all the more useful information regarding the cookies installed in the Site

Accordingly, this document is an integral part of the information notice concerning the processing of personal data as may be consulted at the following link.


A cookie is a small strip of text that is recorded by the computer on the first occasion that any user enters a website. This text records information that the site can verify at any future time it is consulted. Some of these cookies are necessary for proper functioning of the site, others are useful for the user because they record accurately, for example, the user’s name or language preference. The advantage of having such cookies in one’s computer is that it means there is no need to supply all the same information at every successive access to a particular site that has already been visited.

According to the General Provision of the Italian Data Protection Authority (“Data Protection Authority”) of 8 May 2014 concerning “Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies”, it follows that there may be different types of such cookies, depending on the kind of data recorded and the length of time it remains in the user’s computer.

Technical cookies are usually needed for the correct functioning of the website and for allowing surfing. Without them the user may not be able to navigate the web pages properly or to utilize certain services.  A technical cookie , for example, is indispensable in keeping the user connected for an entire visit to a website or in recording the settings of language, visualization and so on. These technical cookies may be further divided into surfing, analytical and functional cookies. Surfing (or sessional) cookies allow normal browsing and benefits of a site (permitting, for example, making a purchase or entrance to reserved areas). Analytical cookies are connected with technical ones only if they are used directly by the manager of the website to collect aggregate information on the number of visitors to the site and how these make use of it. Functional cookies allow the user to surf on the basis of a series of particular select criteria (for example, language, products chosen for purchase) so as to improve services for his own benefit.

Finally, profiling cookies are used to analyse the surfing interests and habits of individual visitors to the site, so as to personalize their surfing and to provide, for example, contents, even promotional ones, that are directed towards the personal preferences of those users.


Our Site uses cookies to ensure that our clients can enjoy the best possible experience of a fluid and simplified surfing of the web.  Thanks to these cookies they will not be required to receive or provide repeated information at every visit to the site.  Cookies are used to optimize all the possible services available on the Site.

This website uses the technical cookies necessary for its proper functioning and for improving our users’ satisfaction.  In particular, the Site uses technical surfing and functioning cookies and third party analytical cookies (Google Analytics).



The following is a list of the cookies used directly by our Site (Primary Cookies), with a brief description of their purpose when used during site navigation.

PHPSESSID Technical cookies of Word Press for correct surfing of the site. Unambiguous ID assigned to user. Current session
cookie_notice_accepted Used to record the user’s choice of consent to use cookies. 2 days
_icl_current_language Record of selected language 2 days


Cookies managed exclusively by third parties might be released for statistical purposes during surfing of the web pages.

The following third party analytical cookies are installed in the user’s computer to allow aggregate statistical analyses with reference to the utilization of the Site.  In fact, the website applies an anonymity mechanism, provided for by Google Analytics, to the IP address of every single user. This operates through concealment of part of the actual IP address itself.  As a result, the information collected remains anonymous and is only used for the Google Analytics service with the sole purpose of permitting the Site to perform helpful analyses that can optimise the Site and the services on offer.


Used by Facebook

“I Like” button and Facebok social widgets Current session

Used by Twitter

Collects surfing information 1 Year
CONSENT Video embedding 6 Months


Save for technical cookies that are strictly necessary for normal surfing, the provision of data depends on the decision of the data subject interested in navigating the Site after having viewed the relevant information in the appropriate banner, to surf the Site and make use of the services on offer by the installed cookies.


Without prejudice to what above regarding cookies that are strictly necessary for surfing purposes, it is possible to directly deactivate cookies from the browser one is using by following the instructions supplied by the relevant producers or by making use of apposite programmes. The Controller, however, wishes to remind You that by deactivating cookies You may jeopardise the proper functioning of some services and it may not be possible to avail of various other functions that optimise efficient surfing for users of the Site.

Mozilla Firefox (link to instructions):

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Press button “Alt” on keyboard
  3. Select “Instruments” and then “Options” on instrument bar at top of browser
  4. Then select “Privacy”
  5. Go to “Chronological Settings” and then to “Use personalised settings”. Deselect “Accept cookies from the sites” and save preferences.

Internet Explorer (link to instructions):

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click on “Instruments” button and then on “Internet Options”
  3. Select “Privacy” and move direction indicator to the particular level of privacy required (upwards to block all cookies and downwards to accept all of them)
  4. Then click on OK

Google Chrome (link to instructions):

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Click on “Instruments” icon
  3. Select “Settings” and then “Advanced Settings”
  4. Select “settings of contents” under heading “Privacy”
  5. On the indication “Cookies” You can deactivate cookies and save preferences

Safari (link to instructions):

  1. Open Safari
  2. Select “Preferences” on the instrument panel and “Security” from the following window
  3. In the section “Accept Cookies” it is possible to specify if and when Safari is to save the cookies on the webs.  For further information click on “Help” button (with an explanatory interrogatory mark)
  4. For more detailed information regarding the cookies recorded on Your particular computer, click on “Show Cookie”


The data collected through cookies can be processed by employees and third companies that collaborate with the Controller, respectively as subject authorized to process data, Processors or Autonomous Data Controllers.

Such data may not be shared, but in the case of third party cookies they may be transferred outside the EU by, and under the exclusive control of, societies that manage or install the cookies.  This data and their use by the third parties are regulated by the respective Private Policies and You are asked to make due reference to these.


You are hereby informed that, at any time, with reference to Your personal data, You may have the rights guaranteed within the limits and conditions provided for by articles 7 and 15-22 of GDPR.

To exercise  these rights, described below, You are asked to contact the Controller at the email address; You will have a suitable reply without delay within 30 days.

In particular, the data subject may have the right to:

  • withdraw the consent previously given, without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent given prior to its withdrawal;
  • request from the Controller, access to, rectification or erasure (“Right to be forgotten”) of personal data, or its limitation or to object to their processing;
  • obtain the portability of Your data;
  • lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority.


The Controller is the Casa Generalizia dell’Ordine dei Padri Carmelitani Scalzi, in the person of the pro tempore Legal Representative Father Paolo De Carli, with registered office in Corso d’Italia 38, CAP 00198, Roma (RM).

An up-to-date list of the Processors is available at the registered office of the Controller and may be requested by sending a notice to the email address:

The Data Protection Office may be contacted at the email address:


Last update: May 2020