South Garage / ­COOKIE POLICY

Data Controller

This policy is provided by South Garage Motor Company srl  Via Roma 23 Sant’Angelo le fratte (PZ), VAT. 01828240760 (hereinafter indicated as “South Garage” or the “Controller”)

To resolve any doubts about how the Controller processes personal data, it is always possible to contact it at the following:

  • e-mail address: info@southgarage.com
  • street address: Via Roma 23, Snt’Angelo le Fratte (PZ)

This policy (the “Cookie Policy”) has the specific purpose of:

as well as

  • provide guidance to users of the Site (the “Users“) on actions to refuse or delete, if desired, such cookies.

Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by Users send to the respective terminal browser, where they are stored, to be then retransmitted to the same sites the next time Users visit. This allows for a more fluid and customized internet browsing experience.

During navigation on a site, Users may receive “first-party” cookies on their terminal, i.e. those managed directly by the owner and/or operator of the site, but also cookies that are sent by different sites or web-servers (so-called “third-party” cookies). This happens because on the website visited there may be elements that reside on different servers from the one on which the Site itself is located and set by a different website from the one which the User is currently visiting.

With reference to the purposes concretely pursued by the Cookies owner, cookies may be (a) technical; (b) analytical; and (c) profiling.

Technical Cookie

What is it?

Technical cookies are used for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for a company service provider to provide a service explicitly requested by the User. Technical cookies are differentiated into (i) session cookies, which are not permanently stored on the User’s computer and are deleted when the browser is closed; and (ii) functionality cookies, which are used to store the customizations chosen by the User on the Site, such as language.

The use of these types of cookies is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to allow the safe, effective and easy exploration of the Site.

The prior consent of Users is not required for the installation of such cookies.

What technical cookies are on the Site?

The Site uses the following technical cookies:

Cookies Domain Data processed Purpose Cookie retention period


Southgarage.com It keeps the destination page loaded by the end user before being addressed to the access.




Southgarage.com   It keeps track of error messages and of other notifications displayed to the user, as the consent message of cookies and various error messages. The message is deleted by the cookie after being shown to the purchaser. 1 year


Southgarage.com   It stores translated contents when it is required by the purchaser.  
mage-translation-file-version Southgarage.com   It keeps track of the translation version in the local memory. It is used when the strategy of translation is set up as Dictionary (Translation on Storefront side).  


Southgarage.com   It stores the setup for the product data concernings the products recently viewed/ compared.  
form_key Southgarage.com   A safety feature which adds a random string to all the form submissions to protect the data from counterfeiting of requests between websites (CSFR).




Southgarage.com   The value of this cookie activates the local cache memory-cleaning. When the cookie is removed from the back-end, the administator cleans the local memory and set the cookie value to true.




Southgarage.com   Local storage of specific content of visitors that enables the e-commerce functions.




Southgarage.com   It forces the local storage of specific content sections that should be invalidated.




Southgarage.com   It adds a random and unique number as well as time to the pages with customer contents to prevent them from being stores in the server cache.




Southgarage.com   It stores the client specific information concerning the actions taken by the customer such as display the wishlist, the payment information, etc.


Store Southgarage.com   It keeps track of the views / of the specific local settings selected by the customer. 1 year
PHPSESSID Southgarage.com   Keep track of user sessions.  
Moto Southgarage.com   Keep motorcycles in session.  
Store Southgarage.com   Identify the store of user navigation.  


Analytical cookies (so called analytics)

What is it?

Analytical cookies are those cookies used to collect information, analyse and measure – in aggregate form – the number of Users and the way they visit the Site.

What analytical cookies are on the Site?

The Site does not use first party analytical cookies.

The Site uses the following third-parties analytical cookies:

Cookie Provider Domain Data processed Purpose Cookie retention period Implementation of tools which reduce the Cookie identification ability Policy
utma Google Southgarage.com   It distinguishes the customers and the sessions. This cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and there is no existing __utmacookie. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years
utmt Google Southgarage.com   It is used to limit the frequency of requests.


10 minute


Google Southgarage.com   It determines new sessions/ visits. This cookie is created when the  JavaScript library is executed and there is no existing  __utmbcookie. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 30 minutes
Utmz Google Southgarage.com   It saves the source of traffic or the campaign that explains how the consumer has reached your website. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and it is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 6 months


Google Southgarage.com   It stores the data of custom variables at the level of visitor. This cookie is created when a developer uses the

_setCustomVarmetodo with a custom variable

at the level of visitor.

This cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.


2 years


Profiling Cookie

What is it?

Profiling cookies allow to create a profile of Users based on their experience and habit of browsing the Site. In this way it is possible provide targeted advertising about interests instead of generic advertising. They may be either first-party or third-party cookies.

What profiling cookies are on the Site?

The Site does not use profiling cookies.

Finally, it should be noted that the so-called social buttons contained in the home page of the Site are only simple links to external pages of the relevant social networks, which do not install cookies.

Nature of the provision of data by Users

The User authorizes the use of cookies by continuing navigation after reading the banner on the home page. The provision of data is optional.

The cookie preferences can be changed at any time by configuring the browser according to the specific procedures described below. The User can also use their browser preferences to delete cookies installed in the past, including the cookie in which the User may save their consent to the installation of cookies by one of the Site.

The User may express their consent to the use of cookies on the Site. The User can accept all cookies, accept only some of them, or reject all of them.

If the User decides to deactivate cookies (including technical cookies), they will not have access to many features that make the Site more efficient and also some of the services offered by the Controller and accessible through the Site will not work properly.

With regard to third party cookies, the User may also exercise their right to object to the processing by informing themselves via the privacy policy of the third party, via the opt-out link if explicitly provided in the aforementioned privacy policy or cookie policy, or by contacting the third party directly.

Options on the use of cookies

It is possible to control cookies through the settings of the browser. As each browser has different functions, the User will need to check the “help” menu of their browser to find out how to change the cookie settings correctly.

The User may therefore change the browser settings so that cookies are deleted or not stored on the computer or mobile device without the User’s explicit consent. At the following links the User can better understand how to set their browser:

For further information on the world of cookies, the User can always consult the site www.allaboutcookies.org

  • For further information on the processing of personal data collected on the Site, (for example, Users’ rights, data recipients, transfers abroad) please read the information on the processing of personal data on the Site, by https://www.southgarage.com/privacy-policy/


Cookie Policy updated on February the 7th of October, 2021