Privacy and Cookies Policy

Rules regarding the possession and use of personal data

Dear Miss/Mister, This is to inform you that Legislative Decree no. 196 of June 30, 2003 ("Rules for the safeguard of personal data") protects individuals and others with regard to the possession and use of personal data.

In compliance with the above-mentioned law, your data will be used respecting the principles of correctness, legality and transparency, safeguarding your privacy and your rights.

Pursuant to art. 13 of Leg.Decr. no.196/2003, therefore, we communicate the following information:

  • The data provided by you will be used in the performance of our booking services, to respond to requests of information or availability or to newsletter services via our website (Hotel dei Coralli).
  • The data will be handled by our computer system.
  • Your data is necessary because without it we cannot make reservations for you, reply to requests of availability, submit the newsletter or provide other information. Refusal to communicate your data will therefore make it impossible to fulfill the contract or process the request.
  • Your data will be communicated exclusively to the offices assigned to prepare the reservation contract or process your request. No other use will be made of your data.

The organization in charge of handling your data is: Hotel dei Coralli by Selci Enrico S.r.l. |  Via per Portoferraio 208 - 57034 Campo nell'Elba, Isola d’Elba (Li)  |  +39. 0565 976336  |

At any time, you may exercise your rights towards the organization in charge of handling your data, pursuant to art. 7 of Leg.Decr. 196/2003, which for your convenience we print in full here below:

Legislative Decree no.196/2003 | Art. 7 - Right of access to personal data and other rights

  • The interested party has the right to obtain confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning him or her, even if not yet recorded, and their communication in an intelligible form.
  • The interested party has the right to be informed:
    1. of the origin of the personal data;
    2. of the purpose and manner of their use;
    3. of the logic applied to handling with electronic means;
    4. of the identity of the organization and person responsible for handling personal data pursuant to article 5, clause 2;
    5. of the persons or categories of persons to whom the personal data may be communicated or who may come into possession of them as designated agents in the territory of the country, their management or employees.
  • The interested party has the right to obtain:
    1. updates, correction or, when interested, completion of the data;
    2. deletion, their transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data handled in violation of the law, including any not essential for the purpose for which they were given or subsequently used;
    3. confirmation that the operations described in a) and b) above have been brought to the attention, also as regards their content, of those to whom the data have been communicated or given, unless compliance with this rule is found to be impossible or would necessitate the use of means clearly disproportionate to the right safeguarded.
  • The interested party may refuse, wholly or in part:
    1. for legitimate reasons to allow use of personal data, even if pertinent to the purpose for which they were collected;
    2. to allow the use of personal data for the purpose of distributing advertising  material or direct sales or for market surveys or trade communications.

The English version of the Italian law Leg.Decr. no.196/2003 is reported here only with a descriptive purpose. For any legal aspect, the official text is the Italian one.

1. What are Cookies?

Cookies are small strings of text saved in the user's computer, everytime a webpage is visited.

Cookies are not detrimental for the devices. In the generated Cookies personal identification Data are not stored, but these information are used just in order to allow users a better navigation in this Website. For instance Cookies reveal to be useful in identifying and solving mistakes. Further information about Cookies are available on the following Websites:;

Cookies may perform different functions, as a more efficient navigation.

The Data Controller reserves the right to use Cookies, with user's consent when needed, to personalize the different functions and provide to the user a better navigation on the present Website. The Data Controller even reserves the right to use comparable systems to collect information about the Website's users, as browser and operation system used, for security or statistical purposes.

2. Different types of Cookies

  • Session and persistent Cookies
    "Cookies are classified in "session Cookies" and "persistent Cookies". Session Cookies are provisionally saved in the computer memory only during a user's browsing session and  automatically deleted from the user's computer when the browser get closed. Conversely, persistent Cookies are stored on the computer’s hard drive of the visiting user until they expire.
    Session Cookies are used in order to speed the analysis of internet traffic and facilitate user access to the services offered by the Website.
    Session Cookies are mainly used in the process of authentication, authorization and navigation services which are accessed via registration.
    Most of the browsers are set to accept Cookies by default. If you don't mean to accept Cookies it's possible to set your personal computer to refuse them or be warned when Cookies are stored.
    If you refuse the use of Cookies some features of the Website may not work properly and some services may result not available. The use of the so called session Cookies is restricted to the transmission of session’s identifiers necessary to enable a safe and efficient Website. Those Data have technical nature, temporary validity and they are not collected in order to identify users but, because of their operation and in combination with other Data held by third parties (such as the Internet connection provider), they may allow the identification. First part Cookies are only associated with the domain that created them.
  • Third-part Cookies
    Third-party Cookies are created by a different domain respect the one you are visiting, such as, for example, Google Analytics. The software used creates a Cookie for statistical purposes. These Data are then stored in Google Inc.
  • Technical and profiling Cookies
    Technical Cookies are used in order to provide a required service (see art. 122, comma 1, Italian Data’s Protection Code - Codice in materia di protezione dei Dati Personali). These kind of Cookies are not used for further purposes and they are normally installed by Data Controller or webmaster, e.g. languages tracking Cookies.
    Analytics Cookies are supposed to be technical Cookies whenever they are used for anonymous purposes.
    Profiling Cookies are intended to create users profiles and they are used to send to the user tailored advertising messages. In this case users have to be informed about and give the consent.

3. The present Website uses the following Cookies:

Technical Cookies and Cookies serving aggregated statistical purposes

  • Activity strictly necessary to let the service working
    This Application uses Cookies to save the User's session and to carry out other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of the same, for example regarding the distribution of traffic. Activity regarding the saving of preferences, optimization, and statistics.
  • Users preferences storage, optimization and statistic
    This Application uses Cookies to save browsing preferences and to optimize the User's browsing experience. Among these Cookies are, for example, those to set the language and the currency or for the management of first party statistics directly employed by the Website’s Owner.

Other types of Cookies or third-party tools that might use them

Here following are listed some of the services that collect or can collect statistics in aggregated form and may not request the consent of the User or may be managed directly by the Owner - depending on their description - without aid of third parties.

In addition, third-party services (eg . Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.) , may track activities aimed to create users’ profiles in order, for example, to send advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by the Web browsing’s context.

  • Interaction with external social networks and platforms
    These services allow the interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application.
    The interaction and information acquired by this Application are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for every social network.
    In case a service that enables interaction with social networks is installed it may still collect traffic Data for the pages where the service is installed, even if the Users do not use it.
  • Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
    The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services that allow interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.
    Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage Data.
    Place of processing : USA – Privacy Policy
  • Google+ +1 button and social widgets (Google Inc.)
    The Google+ +1 button and social widgets are services that allow interaction with the Google+ social network provided by Google Inc.
    Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage Data.
    Place of processing : USA – Privacy Policy
  • Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)
    The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services that allow interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter, Inc.
    Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage Data.
    Place of processing : USA – Privacy Policy


The services that are listed in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze visits and web traffic and can be used to keep track of User’s behavior.

  • Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
    Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses these Data collected to track and analyze the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
    Google may use the collected Data to contextualize and customize the ads of its own advertising network.
    Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage Data.
    For further information: Privacy Policy
    For disabling: Opt Out

Displaying content from external platforms
Services that enable the display of content hosted on external platforms from the pages of this Website and to interact with them.
In case a service of this kind is installed, it is possible that, even if users do not use the service, it collects traffic data relating to the pages in which it is installed

  • Google Fonts (Google Inc.)
    It is a service of integration of font styles run by Google Inc. that allows this Website to integrate such content within its pages.
    Data collected: Cookie and usage data.
    For further information: Privacy Policy
  • TripAdvisor widget (TripAdvisor LLC)
    Is a content visualization service provided by TripAdvisor LLC that allows this site to incorporate content from that external platform on its pages. Personal Data collected: cookie and usage data. For further information: Privacy Policy
  • Google Maps widget (Google Inc.)
    Is a maps visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages. Personal Data collected: cookie and usage data. For further information: Privacy Policy

How can I disable Cookies?

Most browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you may choose not to accept them. If you do not want your computer to receive and store Cookies, you can modify the security settings of your browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox , Safari etc ...). There are several ways to manage Cookies and other tracking technologies. By changing your browser settings, you can accept or reject Cookies or choose to receive a notice before accepting a Cookie from the Website. You can delete all Cookies installed in your browser's Cookies folder. Each browser has different procedures for managing settings.

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Please have a look to our Privacy Policy to be informed pursuant to Article 13 of Italian Data’s Protection Code (Codice in materia di protezione dei Dati Personali).

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