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Extended information on the use of Cookies

Cookies consist of portions of code installed in the browser that assist the owner in providing the service according to the purposes described. Some of the purposes for installing cookies may also require the user's consent.

Cookies are used on this website and in emails to offer users a better service and experience. This document describes the categories of cookies that this website uses, their purpose and how to change your preferences.


What cookies do I use?

The cookies I use allow me to recognize users who return to visit the site and their data, in order to avoid them having to enter the same information several times. Furthermore, they allow me to analyze the traffic patterns of users who visit my website in order to improve its usability. 


Technical cookies

Technical cookies may be used to allow users to use the services requested through the website. Without these cookies, it would not be possible to provide the requested services. For example, technical cookies can be used to:

  • Allow users to access secure areas of our website without having to constantly log in

  • Remember any actions performed by the user (for example, completing a form) when returning to the previous page of a session


Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies could be used to obtain information on the use of the website, advertisements and emails and to notify me of any errors. Furthermore, these cookies make it possible to obtain detailed technical information, such as the last page visited, the number of pages visited, whether an email has been opened, which parts of the website or emails are clicked on by users and the time elapsed between click and the other. This information may be associated with user details such as IP address, domain or browser; however, they are analyzed together with other people's information so as not to identify a particular user from another.

For example, these cookies could be used on for:

  • Analyze and improve the performance and design of our website, advertisements and emails

  • Quantify the response to our advertisements and improve their effectiveness

  • Calculate the errors that occur on our website to improve the service and handle any complaints


Third-party tracking cookies

Third-party detection cookies could be sent to the user's device from the websites of my partners. These cookies are used to determine when partners redirect a user to my website and if the user in question proceeds to purchase a product or service. Information may be shared with my partners anonymously, so as not to identify one user to another. Additionally, this information is provided in accordance with my contractual obligations to partners to help them improve the effectiveness of their sites.

Functionality cookies

These cookies are not essential, but allow you to take advantage of various useful features on For example, they could be used to:

  • Remember the preferences selected by the user during previous visits, such as country/language, interests and presentation of the website (layout, font size, colours, etc.). That way, the user won't have to enter this information again

  • Remember the answers to questions asked by my site, for example about participation in customer satisfaction surveys, so that they are not presented to the user again

  • Determine if a service has already been proposed to the user, for example the offer of online assistance in real time

  • Provide information that enables optional services to function, such as watching an online video or posting a comment on a blog


Targeting or promotional cookies

These cookies can be used on my website to publish personalized advertisements based on the user's interests. Targeting or promotional cookies make it possible to obtain detailed information on users' browsing of our web (for example, the products or services most viewed by a particular person). Furthermore, they allow me to recognize a user who returns to visit my website and/or a site that is part of the network of one of my promotional partners.

Third party cookies

When a user uses my website, some uncontrolled cookies may be stored. This happens, for example, if the user visits a page that contains content from a third-party website. Consequently, the user will receive cookies from these third-party services. Cookies do not contain personal information, unless the user has logged into the account. For example, third-party cookies could originate from:

  • Google Analytics

  • Google Tag manager

  • Google Adwords

  • Facebook connect

  • Facebook ads

  • AWeber

  • Youtube does not control the storage or access to these cookies. For more information on the use of cookies by third parties, consult the information on privacy and cookies of the services in question.


How to change cookie settings

Most browsers allow you to delete cookies from your computer's hard drive, block acceptance of cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored.


What happens if you disable cookies?

However, if you block or delete a cookie, it may be impossible to restore any previously specified preferences or custom settings, and my ability to personalize your user experience will be limited.


Privacy Policy 

Your privacy is very important, so on this page you will find all the details on how your personal data will be treated.

In particular, what you find written below represents the Privacy Policy of the site drawn up pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 – Personal Data Protection Code.

This disclosure is valid only for the site and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user via links (even external and in no way connectable to this site).

For further clarifications regarding the contents or the processing of personal data within this website, do not hesitate to contact me via the "Contact Us" page,


Data Controller

The data controller of the data of the persons identified or identifiable by consulting this website is:


City Music of Locarno 

Business Street,
​intersection via della Posta
6600 Locarno, TI


Navigation data

Data processing takes place using tools that are suitable for guaranteeing security and confidentiality in accordance with the law with controlled access limited to authorized subjects.

This is information that is not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but which by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified.

These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning and are canceled immediately after processing.

The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of hypothetical computer crimes against the site: except for this eventuality, the data on web contacts do not currently persist for more than seven days.


Use of Cookies

Cookies are not used to transmit information of a personal nature, nor are so-called persistent cookies of any kind used, i.e. systems for tracking users.

The use of so-called session cookies (which are not stored permanently on the user's computer and disappear when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to allow the safe and efficient exploration of the site.

The so-called session cookies used on this site avoid the use of other IT techniques potentially prejudicial to the confidentiality of users' browsing and do not allow the acquisition of personal identification data of the user.


Confidentiality of Information

Any communication to third parties or dissemination of your personal data cannot be carried out without your prior consent. Musica Cittadina di Locarno will not disclose or otherwise communicate your personal data to third parties.

Nonetheless, such data could occasionally be transferred to third parties acting in the name and on behalf of Musica Cittadina di Locarno or in connection with its commercial activities, in order to carry out further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data were originally collected.

Where the communication of personal data to third parties is probable or necessary for any reason, Musica Cittadina di Locarno will ensure that such communication and the intended use of the data are clearly explained for the purposes of a correct expression of consent.


Processing methods

Personal data is processed with automated tools and not for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected. Specific security measures are observed to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access.

The data will be kept in a database to which only Musica Cittadina di Locarno  has access for the times prescribed by current legislation.


Rights of the interested parties

The subjects to whom the personal data refer will be able to exercise the rights pursuant to art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 addressing Musica Cittadina di Locarno at the above address.

Interested parties have the right to obtain confirmation of the existence or otherwise of the data at any time, to know its content and origin, verify its accuracy or request its integration or updating, or rectification.

Pursuant to the same article, interested parties have the right to request cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed unlawfully, as well as to oppose in any case, for legitimate reasons, their processing.


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