Cookie policy

Extended statement on the use of cookies

Pursuant to article 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 (Data Protection Act) and to the provision issued by the Italian data protection authority (Garante) on the "Identification of simplified procedures for the policy statement and the acquisition of consent to the use of cookies – 8th May 2014", Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. (the Company) hereby provides the following information on the use of cookies on its website

What are cookies?

A cookie is a short text string that is sent to the browser and, possibly, saved on the computer, on the smartphone or any other device used to have access to the Internet, each time a website is visited. We use cookies for several purposes, in order to offer a fast and safe digital experience, for example, allowing to maintain an active connection to the reserved area during navigation through the site pages; to store credentials in a safe mode; and to identify the site pages that have already been visited, in order to prevent them from being proposed again.
The cookies stored on the computer cannot be used to retrieve other data from the hard disk; or to transmit computer viruses; or to identify and use the e-mail address of the owner. Each cookie is unique for the browser and device used to have access to the Company’s website.

The cookies used by the Company and their purpose

  1. Technical cookies
    1. Navigation cookies
      These cookies are necessary to navigate the Company’s site; they enable functions such as authentication; validation; management of a navigation session; and fraud prevention. They are cookies that:
      • Allow to verify that access to the Reserved Area occurred correctly;
      • Allow to easily navigate through the site pages.
      Your prior consent is not necessary for the use of these cookies.
    2. Functionality cookies
      These cookies provide additional functions and allow us to keep track of the visitor’s choices, such as the language selection. They are cookies that:
      • Allow to remember the preferences and credentials used.
    3. Your prior consent is not necessary for the use of these cookies.
  2. Analytical cookies

    These cookies of third parties allow to collect information on the use of the Site by users. They are cookies that:
    • Allow to detect the number of the site visitors; the pages visited; the time spent visiting the site etc.).
    Your prior consent is not necessary for the use of these cookies.
  3. Social and profiling cookies

    These cookies of third parties enable users to interact with social networks (Facebook, Twitter). They are cookies that:
    • Allow to share contents of the site through the social networks.
    Your prior consent is necessary for the use of these cookies.
  4. Profiling cookies

    These cookies, either of the company or of third parties, are accurately selected and checked, and are used to guarantee that the marketing messages received through our website, or other websites used by the Company to transmit its advertising messages, are in line with the visitor’s preferences. Our advertising policy is conceived to offer pertinent messages, based on previous visits to our site, on the pages visited most frequently, and on other data concerning the visitor.
    They are cookies that:
    • If used together with other information about you, such as for example how our products and/or services are used, allow to recognize when access is made to the reserved area, and to send personalized marketing messages in line with the visitor’s preferences.
    Your prior consent is necessary for the use of these cookies.

The cookies used on the Site are listed in the following tables:

Further information on the cookies of Third Parties

Management of your preferences concerning Cookies

  1. Consent upon access to the site
    Upon access to any page of the Site, a banner is displayed that contains a simplified policy statement. Continuing with the navigation, having access to any other area of the site or selecting any element of the site (e.g., an image or a link), you agree with the use of cookies.
  2. Change and management of preferences about cookies
    It is possible to change and manage the preferences about cookies both through the Company’s site and through the browser settings:
    1. Through the Company’s site
      It is possible to choose whether to enable or disable either some cookies of our site.
      On the bottom of the extended cookie policy statement page you will find the functionality that allows to disable cookies according to their purpose.
      Attention: The cookies of third parties may have been stored on your computer before you cancel them.
      For technical reasons, it is not possible to delete such cookies. However, your browser allows to eliminate them in the privacy settings as better specified in paragraph b).
    2. Through the settings of your browser
      If you wish to block or delete the cookies received from the Company’s site or any other site, you can also do so by changing the browser settings by means of the specific function.
      You can find below the links to the instructions of the following browsers:
      - Internet Explorer -
      - Chrome -
      - Firefox -
      - Opera -
      - Safari -
We would like to remind you that the disabling or deletion of all the cookies – navigation and functionality cookies, too - may cause problems of navigation on the Company’s site. For example, you may be able to visit the public pages of the site, but you may not be able to have access to the Reserved Area or to make purchases.

Pixel Tags

Pixel tags (also referred to as clear gifs or web beacons) are graphical images that are usually transparent and can be inserted into a website or an e-mail.
On the Site, Ferragamo uses pixel tags of Criteo, Double Click and Bloomreach which detect the IP address of the computer on which our page was opened; the page URL; the time when the page was visited; and the type of browser used; and also detects a previously entered cookie value to detect the user’s preferences and send personalized advertising messages.
For further information and to get to know how you can reject the installation of pixel tags of Criteo, please consult the privacy policy of Criteo (
Moreover, Ferragamo uses pixel tags in the e-mails sent to users for analytical purposes and in particular to detect how many users read the emails sent.

Use of other websites

We recommend to read the privacy policy and the cookie/pixel tag policy of the websites that you may have access to through the links present on the website of the Company.
We would like to remind you that the preferences about the cookies/pixel tags on the Company’s site will not be active on the websites of other companies.

Scope of data disclosure and dissemination

The data acquired by means of cookies/pixel tags is processed by employees and collaborators of the Company expressly appointed as data processors.

Moreover, this data may be processed by companies that perform technical and organizational tasks on our behalf (e.g.: companies dealing with the website management).

These companies are appointed as data processors. The list of data processors is continuously updated and can be requested by writing to the address below or by sending an e-mail to

The data acquired using social cookies, analytical cookies and profiling cookies/pixel tags may be transmitted abroad, but will not be disseminated.

Your rights

At any time you may ask for information on the processing of your personal data; obtain the updating, correction thereof or an addition thereto; as well as obtain the deletion, transformation in anonymous form or the blocking of any data processed in breach of the law; and oppose the processing of your data pursuant to article 7 of legislative decree 196/2003, which is fully reported after this policy statement.

To exercise your rights you may apply to the Data Controller writing to the address indicated below or sending an e-mail to

Data controller and data processor

The data controller is Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. – Via dei Tornabuoni 2 – 50123 Florence.
The data processor is General Counsel


Last updated: 27th April 2016


Art. 7 legislative decree 196/2003. Rights of the concerned person.
  1. The concerned person has the right to obtain the confirmation of the existence or inexistence of personal data concerning him/her, even if it has not been registered yet, and to receive such data in an intelligible form.
  2. The concerned person has the right to obtain the indication:
    1. of the origin of personal data;
    2. of the processing purposes and modes;
    3. of the logic applied in case of processing by electronic means;
    4. of the identification details of the data controller, of data processors and of the representative appointed pursuant to article 5, paragraph 2;
    5. of the parties or categories of parties who the personal data may be communicated to or who may get to know about the data being the appointed representative in the territory of the State, or data processors.
  3. The concerned person has the right to obtain:
    1. the updating, correction of data or, if interested therein, additions to data;
    2. the deletion, transformation in anonymous form or blocking of any data processed in breach of the law, including data that must not necessarily be kept for the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently processed;
    3. the certification that the persons to whom data has been communicated or disseminated were notified of the operations under letters a) and b) as regards the data contents, too, unless this is impossible or requires a clearly disproportionate use of means compared to the protected right.
  4. The concerned person has the right to oppose, in whole or in part:
    1. for legitimate reasons, the processing of his/her own personal data, even if it is pertinent to the data collection purpose;
    2. the processing of his/her own personal data for the dispatch of advertising material or for direct sale or for market research or commercial communications.

Technical cookies
They do not require the user’s prior consent in order to be used

Analytical cookies
They do not require the user’s prior consent in order to be used

Profiling cookies
Social and profiling cookies