WHAT COOKIES ARE
A "cookie" is a small text file installed by some websites on the computer of the user when he accesses a specific site or uses some services offered by the site itself. The aim is to store and carry information. Cookies are sent by a web server (which is the computer on which the visited site is running) to the user's browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) and saved on the device of this latter. For further information and to know more about cookies in general, visit the page www.allaboutcookies.org
WHAT ARE THEY FOR
In general, cookies can be used for various reasons, for example to monitor the use of the site by visitors, improve the browsing of web pages, to allow the user to set personal preferences on the sites he is visiting, to protect user safety, to present advertising messages according to the visitors’ interests.
COOKIES USED AND FOR WHAT PURPOSE
In general, and according to common terminology cookies can have several features that allow you to classify them according to:
- the length of time the user remains on the device: in this case we talk about session/ temporary cookies or persistent cookies;
- the origin: in this case we are talking about first-party cookies (sent to the browser directly from the site you are visiting) or cookies from third-party (sent to the browser from other sites and not from the site you are visiting);
- to the purpose: in this case, also in accordance with the provisions on the subject from the Guarantee Authority for the protection of personal data, we talk about technical cookies
- analytical, identification and profiling cookies
By following this classification, the same cookie may have also all these features together
so, for example, it could be a cookie with a persistent duration, a third party coming cookie, and a cookie with profiling purposes.
LENGTH OF TIME
Session / temporary cookies: they are not stored persistently but limited only to the duration of the browsing session. This means that they are automatically deleted from the user's device once
he has left the website and closed the navigation browser.
Permanent cookies: they are stored on the user's device up to when they are not deleted by the user himself or until their expiration date, if pre-set. So they are not automatically deleted from the user’s device, once he left the website.
First-party cookies: the cookies released by the website visited at that moment. The site is the one corresponding to the address entered by the user (Website displayed in the URL window).
Third party cookies: the cookies issued by a different website than the one visited by the user.
Technical cookies: these cookies are essential for browsing the site and using some specific features. They can be divided into:
- navigation / indispensable / performance cookies: they guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas); if these cookies are blocked, the site may don’t work correctly anymore. In this case, this are first-party or permanent cookies
- functionality / preferences / location / session status cookies: allow you to store information that change the usability or appearance of the site (preferred language, text size and characters, geographic area where you are). If they get blocked, the browsing experience will be less functional but not compromised. These cookies allow the site to
remember the choices you make (such as the preference of the language, the contents of interest, etc.) and to provide the customized features selected by the user, in order to
improve the browsing experience. In some cases, these cookies can also be used to offer online services. (e.g. a live chat service) to prevent user from being offered services previously refused in the past. In this site there are first or third party cookies, or temporary or permanent ones.
- third party statistical / analytics cookies without identification power (with IP masking and absence of intersection with other data held by the Third Part): this site uses the Google Analytics service provided by Google Inc. for the management of the Sites. Google Analytics, in turns, releases cookies that generate information on the use of the website by the user. These cookies can be assimilated, in line with current legislation, to technical cookies as they comply with the following conditions: adoption of measures that reduce power identification of cookies by masking portions of the IP (described at the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052? Hl = i); the third part refers to the commitment to use these cookies exclusively for the provision of the service, to keep them apart and not to "enrich" them or not to "cross" them with other information it has.
On this point we inform that the manager of this site has not connected Google Analytics to any other Google service, and that no advertising or data sharing option has been activated with Google. Furthermore, you can proceed with the installation of an add-on for deactivating Google Analytics (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout). In the light of the measures adopted, for the use of these cookies and for the processing of the connected personal data, in accordance with the provisions of current legislation (art. 122 of the Privacy Code and Provision of Guarantor of 8 May 2014) not the user being prompted no consensus for the release of its cookies
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* The completeness of the third party cookie list is also a third part responsibility.
Social Widgets and Command Buttons
Social Widgets / Command Buttons are those particular "buttons" often represented as graphic icons (e.g. social network icons like Facebook and YouTube), which allow to the users who are browsing the site to perform an action or a command (e.g. "Like") interacting with a "Click", directly on social media network. Thanks to user click on social widgets / command buttons,
the user has the option to share the content of the site on its social profile and allow the publication and the page views of the site, of contents from the social network itself (e.g. watching friends' photos). The site does not share any browsing information or user data with social media
networks accessible from your own pages via widgets or command buttons.
HOW TO MANAGE OR DELETE COOKIES
Most Internet browsers are initially set up for accepting cookies automatically. You can change these settings in order to block cookies or be notified every time cookies are sent to the navigation device. Moreover, at the end of each browsing session it is possible to delete the collected cookies from your device. There are several ways to manage cookies. User is recommended to refer to the specific instructions of the browser used. In case different devices are used to view and access the site (for example, computers, smartphones, tablet, etc.), the same user will have the responsibility to ensure that each browser on each device is regulated in order to reflect the preferences expressed with regard to cookies. For a prompt management of useful cookies for the use of behavioral advertising, you can change the preferences here below: whilst from the links below it is possible to access specific instructions for the management of cookies through some of the main navigation programs.
Microsoft Windows Explorer
If you do not use any of the browsers listed above you can, in any case, select the "cookie" item in the relevant section of the guide to find out where your cookie folder is.