WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small text file that websites store on your computer or mobile device while you visit them. Cookies allow the site to remember your actions and preferences (e.g. login, language, font size and other display settings) so that you do not have to re-enter them when you return to the site or you navigate from one page to another.
To better understand the information on what cookies are, what cookies are used for and how they work, it helps to divide cookies up into five categories:
1 – Necessary cookies: these cookies, also called technical cookies, are essential because they allow you to move around the website and use its functions. Without these cookies, access to certain parts of the site or use of certain services may be impossible.
2 – Functionality Cookies: these cookies store choices made by the user on the website (such as searches done or language chosen) and help to improve and customize functionality. They can also be used to provide services that have been requested (such as watching a video, a geographical map or posting comments on a blog).
3 – Performance Cookies: these cookies collect information about how the user uses the website (for example, most frequently visited pages or any error messages received website’s pages). The information accumulated by these cookies is used solely to improve website functionality. Some of these cookies are third-party cookies.
4 – Cookies for Statistical Purposes: these cookies are used to statistically analyse accesses/visits to the site (so-called “analytics” cookies) provided they serve only a statistical purpose and collect information in aggregate form. These cookies are generally third-party cookies.
5 – Advertising or Marketing Cookies: these are cookies that are used to serve ads personalized to the User and their interests. They are also used to reduce the number of times a user sees an advertisement and help verify the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. These cookies are generally third-party cookies.
No personal data of the users is ever collected by this website with regard to this. Session cookies used on this site do not make use of any other information technology which might be potentially detrimental to the confidentiality of user navigation, and they do not allow personal data which could identify the user to be collected.
WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?
WHICH INFORMATION IS RETAINED BY THE COOKIE?
A cookie typically contains:
HOW LONG DO COOKIES REMAIN ON YOUR COMPUTER?
Session cookies – these cookies remain only until the browser is closed. They are not stored on the hard drive. They are usually used to track the pages visited so that the information can be customized for you during that visit only.
Persistent cookies – are stored on your hard drive until they are deleted or reach their expiration date. These can, for example, be used to remember preferences when using the site.
HOW DO COOKIES AFFECT YOUR PRIVACY?
You can visit our website without disclosing any personal information.
We protect your personal information with great care. The security of your personal data is very important to us.
Usser may deactivate/enable cookies from their device through their internet browser. If cookies are not enabled on a user’s device, their experience on our website may be limited. By browsing our site and not deactivating cookies through the browser, the user consents to the placement of cookies on your device.
HOW TO DISABLE/ENABLE COOKIES?
You can deactivate/activate cookies from your device through your internet browser. Below are the instructions of how you can manage cookies on your computer on some of the main internet browsers. For information on how to manage cookies on your tablet and/or mobile phone please consult your documentation or online help files.
Google Chrome: In the settings menu, select Show Advanced Settings at the bottom of the page. Select the Content Settings Button in the Privacy Section. The section at the top of the page that appears next explains the cookies and allows you to select the cookies you want. It also allows you to delete any cookies currently stored.
Mozilla Firefox: In the tool menu, select Options. Select the Privacy button in the Options folder. From the drop-down menu choose “History Settings”. This will show you the options for cookies and you can choose to enable or disable them by clicking on the box.
Internet Explorer 6+: On the menu bar, select “internet options”. Click on the “Privacy” button. You will see a privacy settings slider that has six settings that allow you to control the number of cookies that will be placed: Block All Cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default level), Low, and Accept All Cookies.
Safari browser: In the settings menu, select “Preferences” option. Open the Privacy Section. Select the option you want from the “Block Cookies” section.
All other browsers: For information on how to manage cookies with other browsers, please consult your documentation or online help files.
To not receive Google Analytics cookies please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
MONITORING AND STATISTICS
To learn more about the legislation, please go to the website of the Italian Data Protection Authority.