Cookie information notice

In addition to the information relating to this website, the Data Controller, Intercontinental Srl, with registered office
in Via Privata F. M. Veracini, 9 - 20124 Milan wishes to inform you, pursuant to art. 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679
(General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR) and in compliance with the provisions of Regulation 229/2014 of the Italian Guarantor for the Protection of Personal Data, about the cookies used by this site.

Why do we use cookies

This site uses technical cookies and other similar technologies (such as for example HTML5 Storage or Local Shared Objects) to ensure proper use of the site and to provide you with a good experience when visiting our website. This document provides information on how cookies and similar technologies are used, how this site uses cookies and information on how to manage cookies in the browser.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of text that websites send to the browser and is stored on the user's terminal. These files allow the website to remember information about your visit which can make your next visit easier. A cookie is a small piece of text that websites send to the browser and is stored on the user's computer to be resent to the website when the user returns to visit it. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from a hard drive, nor transmit viruses, install malware or acquire e-mail addresses. A cookie is normally used to collect user identifying information. A user may at any time disable cookies via the option supplied by his browser.

Types of cookies

There are different categories of cookies. First-party cookies are associated with the domain of the page on which the tagging code has been placed. Third-party cookies are placed on a user’s hard disk by a website from a domain other than the one a user is visiting. These sorts of cookies typically appear when web pages feature content, such as images, maps, sounds, links to other websites, from external websites.
Our site uses the following categories of cookies:

Technical cookies

used for the sole purpose of “carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide such a service” -- art. 122 paragraph 1 of the Privacy Code. They are not used for further purposes and are normally installed by the owner of the website. They can be distinguished in navigation or session cookies. These allow the user to navigate through the website or application and use the various options or services there.

Third-party cookies

they are assimilated to technical cookies and are used to collect and analyze data and information on how the site is used anonymously. In particular our site uses Google Analytics to collect and analyze data anonymously in order to better understand how visitors use our site. The relevant information is collected by Google with the purpose of drawing up a report on how our site is used. These reports are accessible to Intercontinental’s operators only and the collected information is used, for example, to monitor and analyze how the site is used , to improve its functionality, contents and graphical interface in order to satisfy the visitors’ requests. This site does not use (and does not allow any third-party to use) Google Analytics to monitor of collect personal identification information. Google does not associate any IP address to any other data in Google’s possession nor tries to connect any IP address to a user’s identity. When required by the law or when third-parties treat information on Google’s behalf, Google can also forward the above mentioned data to third-parties. For further information on Google’s privacy policy, please refer to In any case, these specific cookies can be disabled by installing a browser additional component supplied by Google, available at

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Profiling cookies

persistent or permanent cookies used to track a user’s profile, they are used to send advertising messages according to the preferences the user showed while navigating. This site DOES NOT USE profiling cookies.

How to manage cookies

You are free to accept or to unable cookies by configuring your browser’s cookie settings. We nevertheless remind you that disabling navigation or functional cookies may affect the functioning of the website and/or limit the service we offer. Disabling third-party cookies does not affect navigation on this site. The majority of browsers are configured to enable different settings for first-party and third-party cookies. As expressly recommended by the Italian Data Protection Authority in document no. 3118884 dated 8th May 2014 “Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies”, paragraph 4.2, cookies can be disabled by following the below procedures:

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This notice was last updated in October 2018