Extended information on cookies

What are Cookies

Cookies are small text files that the sites you visit send and record in your browser – internet access system – and which are retransmitted to the same sites on your next visit. Cookies are not programs, they do not contain viruses or software harmful to your computer. Some cookies are technically essential for the operation of the site as some operations could not be performed without the use of cookies.

Cookies can be managed directly by the site owner or provided by third parties, or by websites or web servers other than the one you are visiting.

Depending on their characteristics and functions, cookies can remain in your browser for different periods of time. Session cookies only last the time of your visit to the site, when you close the session they are automatically removed from the navigation system. Persistent cookies remain in the browser’s memory until a predetermined expiration date.

Types of Cookies

Under the current legislation in Italy, the use of technical cookies does not require the user’s express consent.

In fact, these are cookies that are essential for the operation of the site or necessary to perform activities requested by the user.

The Italian Data Protection Authority has included among the technical cookies (see Prov. Gen. ‘Identification of simplified procedures for the information and the acquisition of consent for the use of cookies – 8 May 2014’):

  • Navigation cookies that ensure normal navigation and use of the website, allow you to save your preferences and optimize the browsing experience.
  • Analytics cookies, by means of which statistical information is acquired in aggregate form on the number of users and on how they visit the site.
  • Functional cookies, which allow the user to browse according to a series of selected criteria (for example language, products selected for purchase …) in order to improve the service provided.

There are also profiling cookies aimed at creating user profiles and used for example in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed in the context of surfing the net. For the use of these cookies it is necessary to ask the user for authorization.

Cookies used by this site

Technical navigation cookies
Functionality cookies
Analytics cookies that allow you to understand how the site is used by users: the information is processed in aggregate form.
Third-party cookies used for the purposes of these third parties. We cannot have specific control over these subjects and their cookies. To obtain information on its characteristics and operating methods and to give specific consent, consult the cookie information of the services listed below.

Third party cookies used by this site

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

It is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this online space, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google. Google may use the Personal Data to contextualise and personalize the advertisements of its own advertising network.

Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy Opt Out (http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/)

How to manage cookies with the main browsers

You can authorize, block or delete (in whole or in part) cookies also through the specific functions of your navigation program. In the event that all or some of the cookies are disabled, it is possible that the site is not available for consultation, that some services or certain functions of the site are not available or do not work properly and / or you may be forced to modify or manually enter some information or preferences every time you visit the site.

For more information on how to set preferences on the use of cookies through your browser, see the relevant instructions by clicking on the following links:

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Apple Safari

Microsoft Windows Explorer

The information is provided only for the site in question and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user via links. For more information on the processing of personal data pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 – Privacy Code, see the specific Privacy policy.

For more information on behavioral advertising see http://www.youronlinechoices.com.