Cookies Policy

Definition of cookie
A cookie is a text file that a web server stores on a dedicated space of the hard disk of your device (e.g. computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit the online site through your browser, and it may require your consent. The cookie allows the browser to track the device where the cookie is stored throughout the period of validity or registration of the cookie.

When you visit the site, any browsing information received by your device might be stored on cookies installed on that device. No consent is required when using technical cookies only (navigation, analytics and function cookies). You can modify the cookie settings at any time. Further details on how to handle the settings for cookies are provided below.
Cookies facilitates navigation from page to page of the website and they track and measure how you use services, in order to optimise your browsing experience and services.

The cookies used in our website
The website only uses technical session cookies that are not stored permanently on your computer and disappear when the browser is closed. It is strictly limited to transmitting session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) that are necessary to enable you to explore the site and its applications safely and efficiently. The session cookies used on the Ristorante al Vaticano site do not allow the acquisition of your personal identification data.
The Ristorante al Vaticano site uses Google Analytics to measure how visitors use the site and compile statistical reports.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. („Google“). Like other systems, Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using the Ristorante al Vaticano site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
In any case, you can set your Internet browser software to “not accept cookies” by activating so-called anonymous browsing.

Cookies associated with third-party applications integrated in our website

Ristorante al Vaticano may include third-party software applications on our website which allow you to share the content of the site with other people or to inform them about the pages you visited or your opinion about our website’s content. This is notably the case with the „Share“ and „Like“ buttons from social networks such as „Facebook“, „Twitter“, „LinkedIn „, „Viadeo“, etc. The social networks that provide these button applications may use the button to identify you, even if you have not actually used the button during your visit to our website. This type of button application may allow the social network concerned to track your browsing on our website, if your social network account was activated on your device (open session) when you browsed our website.
Ristorante al Vaticano has no control over the processes used by social networks to collect data about your visits to our website, or over any related Personal Data they may have. We invite you to read the social networks‘ Privacy policies in order to understand what the browsing data they collect via application buttons may be used for, particularly as regards advertising. The social networks‘ Privacy policies must allow you to exercise your personal choices, notably through your account settings for each network.

Our choice concerning cookies

There are several ways of managing cookies. The settings you choose may change your internet browsing possibilities and your access to certain services that require the use of cookies. At any moment, you may configure or change your cookie settings in the ways described below.

You can configure your browser to store cookies on your device or to refuse them, either systematically or depending on the issuer. You can also configure your browser software so that you can choose whether cookies are either accepted or refused every time a website tries to store a cookie on your device.


(a) Accepting Cookies

The storage of cookies on a device essentially depends on the user’s choice. Users can express or modify their choice of settings at any moment and free of charge using the settings provided by the browser software. If you configure your browser software to accept cookies on your device, the cookies incorporated in the pages and content that you have consulted can be temporarily stored in a dedicated space on your device. They can only be read by the issuer.

Pursuant to art. 122, subsection two of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, you can express your consent to the use of session cookies via the settings provided by your browser software. You can communicate your choice regarding the processing of data to the Data Controller at any time via the cookies accepted by the browser.

(b) Refusing Cookies

If you refuse to store a cookie on your device, or if you delete the ones that are installed, a number of functions that are necessary for browsing certain areas of our website will no longer be available, for example access to services or content that require your login. This is also the case if, for technical accounting purposes, we – or our service providers – cannot recognise the type of browser used by your device, its language and display settings or the country from which your device connects to the internet.
Ristorante al Vaticano disclaims all liability for any reduced operation of our services due to the fact that we were unable to store or consult the cookies required for their proper operation, since you refused or deleted them.

(c) How to choose your settings according to the browser you use
Each browser has a different configuration for managing cookies and settings. This is described in the Help menu of your browser. It explains how you can change your cookie settings.
Per Internet Explorer™:,
Per Safari™:,
Per Firefox™:,
Per Opera™:
Per Chrome™:

To learn more about Google Analytics cookies, please log on to:


* Google Analytics

The following third parties that collect information from you on or in connection with our service have given us notice that you may obtain information on their policies and practices, and in some instances opt-out of certain of their activities, as follows:

Party: Google
Service: Analytics
For More Information:
Use of Tracking Technologies: Yes
Privacy Choices:

PLEASE NOTE: We are not responsible for third-party policies or practices. We try to keep this information current, and will add to and subtract from the chart above as appropriate, but it is provided as a courtesy and may not be current or accurate. Please contact the applicable third parties regarding their privacy and data security policies and practices.

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