Cookies policy

Legal information and Privacy Policy

Pursuant to article 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR), GUALA CLOSURES S.P.A., provides you the following information relating to the cookies installed on the domain (hereinafter the "Site").

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text fragments, normally made up of letters and/or numbers, which are sent from the Site and stored by the browser installed on the device used for navigation. Cookies are then re-transmitted to the Site on your next visit.

Cookies allow you to store information about visits you made to the Site and represent a very useful technology, because they facilitate the functioning of the Site, making it more efficient.

Without Cookies, the Site would have no way to "remember" some information.

Cookies can be classified according to:

  • duration: session cookies or persistent cookies;
  • origin: first-party cookies or third-party cookies;
  • scope: strictly necessary cookies, cookies for performance analysis and cookies for behavioural advertising.

Cookies that expire at the end of a browser session (normally when the browser is closed or when the session expires) are called “session cookies” and are useful, for example, to keep the browsing session active. Cookies which, on the other hand, are stored for a longer period of time (between one session and another) are called “persistent cookies” and are useful, for example, to remember your preferences or to offer targeted advertising.

The definition of first party or third party refers to the website or domain that installs the cookie. First-party cookies are installed directly from the Site, while third-party cookies are installed from a different domain, for example, in the event that the Site incorporates elements from other services, such as advertising platforms.

It should be specified that the purposes usually fulfilled by a cookie can also be achieved through other similar technologies, including the use of certain features that allow devices to be identified so that visits to the Site can be analysed. This information, in fact, is applies to any technology that stores or accesses information on your device. Examples of HTML5 local storage, Local Shared Objects (also called flash cookies) and fingerprinting techniques could fall into this category. From now on, when we talk about Cookies, this definition will also include other similar technologies.

What are the purposes of the Cookies used by this Site?

Strictly necessary cookiesallow the Site to function correctly and allow you to use its contents and services easily: in fact, for example, you will be able to navigate on the site keeping the contents of your shopping cart or you will not have to carry out any action on the banner containing the brief information at each access to the Site, because the consent choice will be recorded. Strictly necessary cookies cannot be disabled and your prior consent is not required for their installation. These cookies are stored in your browser for the time necessary to guarantee the correct functioning of the Site and in any case, in the case of persistent cookies, for a maximum of 1 year.





Typically associated to the content management system Drupal. Drupal uses this cookie to indicate if the visitors’ browser is Javascript abilitated or not.



This cookie is used by the service to store the cookie consent preferences of the visitors. It is necessary that cookie banner of runs correctly.

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How are Cookies preferences managed?

When you first access any page of the Site, there is a banner that contains a brief information and allows you to open the DECLARATION ON COOKIES through which you can choose whether and which Cookies to install. Only Cookies belonging to the "Strictly necessary cookies" remain active for the duration of the browsing session, all other Cookies remain disabled until you voluntarily decide to activate them. The consent given to Cookies, other than those "strictly necessary", can be revoked at any time.

You can access the Cookie Consent Center at any time and easily using a specific retractable bar typically positioned on the left side, at the bottom, of the screen.

In addition to the above, you can still change the Cookie settings also through the browser used, deleting all or some Cookies or limiting the sending of the same to certain sites. Below are the instructions for changing the Cookie settings for the most common browsers used:

Disabling Cookies or deleting them could compromise the optimal use of some areas of the Site or prevent some functions, as well as affect the functioning of third-party services.

Communication and dissemination of data

The data collected using cookies may be processed by employees and collaborators of the corporate functions responsible for pursuing the aforementioned purposes, who have been expressly authorized for processing and who have received adequate operating instructions. These data may also be processed by trusted companies that carry out on behalf of GUALA CLOSURES S.P.A. technical and organizational tasks. These companies play the role of data controller. Furthermore, they may be processed by external subjects operating as independent data controllers such as, by way of example, supervisory and control authorities and bodies.

Your rights

By sending an e-mail to, you can ask GUALA CLOSURES S.P.A. access to data concerning you, their cancellation, limitation of processing in the cases provided for by art. 18 of the GDPR, as well as the opposition to the data processing in the hypothesis of legitimate interest of GUALA CLOSURES S.P.A. In the event that the process is based on consent or on a contract and is carried out with automated tools, you have the right to receive the data in a structured format, commonly used and readable by an automatic device, as well as, if technically feasible, to transmit them to another data controller without hindrance. You also have the right to revoke consent for unnecessary Cookies without jeopardizing the functioning and functionality of the Site. Finally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Authority for the protection of personal data.

Data controller

The data controller is GUALA CLOSURES S.P.A which can be contacted at the address of the registered office in via Rana 10/12, Alessandria, fraz. Spinetta Marengo, 15112 (AL) or at the e-mail address