Cookie Policy

When you use any of our services on,  we may collect information using cookies. This information is used to provide you with a more personalised service and so we can continuously improve SiciliaVagando con Clelia blog.

We never sell the information we collect using cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files of numbers and letters that are stored in a user’s browser when they visit a website. When a user returns to the website, their browser sends these files back to the website, allowing personalised content to be shown on the users’ screen.

How does SiciliaVagando con Clelia use cookies?

We use session cookies for the duration of your visit and persistent cookies for repeat visits to fulfill two main functions:

  • To provide you with a personalised experience
  • To use for analytical purposes

Providing you with a personalised experience

These essential cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users on our website and allow you interact with several features on our website. For example, the following features rely on cookies:

  • Remembering your country and language settings.
  • Remember the information you have entered on forms so that you do not have to re-enter these details if you go back to a previous page.

Without cookies, these features and many others would not function.

Use for analytical purposes

Analytic cookies help us improve our website by anonymously tracking which links and features are used most frequently. This information is used to create anonymous and aggregated statistics which we use to identify problematic and successful areas of our website. These cookies play an important role in continually providing you with an optimised experience on our website.

How do I manage my cookie preferences?

Should you decide to prevent cookies from being stored in your browser, please note that you may not be able to use some of the key features on our website.

If you would like to monitor or prevent cookies from being set in your browser, you can modify your browser settings to receive notifications whenever cookies are being used or to completely block the storage of cookies. You may also delete cookies that are already stored in your browser. Where to find these settings depends on your browser. Using your browser’s “Help” section, you will be able to locate these settings.

Consent to the use of cookies:

If cookies are necessary for the use of the webpage (functionality), those session cookies do not require your prior consent. Those session cookies will expire after you have left the homepage. Persistent cookies and third-party cookies require your prior consent to track your choices you made on the website and your preferences. Your consent is declared through the opt-in function on our website.

More information about cookies

First party cookies

A type of cookie that is set by the site the user is visiting and can only be read by that site.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies are set by an organisation that does not own the site that the user is visiting. These are normally cookies set by specialist marketing or analytics organisations.

Session cookies

Session cookies are temporary cookies that are stored in the user’s browser until they close their browser window – at which point the session cookies are cleared.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies are used for repeat visitors and are kept in the user’s browser for a set period of time (usually a year or longer). These cookies are not cleared when the browser is closed. This type of cookie is used to recall user preferences so that every time a site is visited, the user’s preferred settings are automatically provided.

Technical cookies provided by SiciliaVagando con Clelia

Geolocation. This website may collect, use, and share user’s location data in order to provide location-based services.
 Most browsers and devices provide tools to opt out from this feature by default. Personal Data collected: Geographic position.

Cookies for improving service and performance

We use a number of suppliers who may also set cookies on their websites’ behalf. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form. This includes Google Analytics to measure and analyse information about the use of this website (e.g., which pages you visit, if you experience any errors, number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from). The information gathered does not contain any personal information about you. Read Google’s cookies policy and their privacy policy.

Third party advertising cookies and/or other third party cookies

On some pages of our website, other organisations may also set their own anonymous cookies. They do this to track the success of their application, or to customise the application for you. Because of how cookies work, our website cannot access these cookies, nor can the other organisation access the data in cookies we use on our website. For example, when you share an article using a social-media sharing button (e.g., Facebook) on the, the social network that has created the button will record that you have done this.
Here is a list of third party cookies on this website:

•    Targeting and Interaction with external social networks and platforms

“Targeting” cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as ‘Like’ buttons and ‘Share’ buttons. Third parties provide these services in return for recognizing that you have visited our website. We use Targeting cookies to link to social networks like Facebook and so on.

Google+ button and widget (Google). The Google+ +1 button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Google+ social network provided by Google Inc.
 Personal Data collected: Browsing and usage Data and Cookie. 
 Privacy Policy.

Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets (Pinterest). 
The Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Pinterest platform provided by Pinterest Inc.
Personal Data collected: Browsing and usage Data and Cookie.  Privacy Policy.

Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook)
. The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook Inc.
 Personal Data collected: Browsing and usage Data and Cookie. 
Privacy Policy.

Twitter button and social widgets (Twitter)
. The Twitter button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twittersocial network provided by Twitter Inc.
 Personal Data collected: Browsing and usage Data and Cookie. 
 Privacy Policy.

Newsletter. This website offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users. Mailchimp is our email newsletter service provider. Used when signing up to our email service.Privacy Policy.

Useful links
Microsoft Cookies guide
All About Cookies

For further legal information about privacy issues:

Data Protection Act 1998

Here my Privacy Policy.