- General information on cookie
Cookies are made up of small text files that the sites visited by users send to their terminals, where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites during subsequent visits. Cookies are used for different purposes, have different characteristics and can be used both by the owner of the website that the user is visiting, both by third parties. The main categories of cookies are the following:
- session or persistent cookies;
- technical or profiling cookies;
- first-party or third-party cookies
1.2 Session or persistent cookies
Cookies may expire at the end of a browser session (the period between opening a browser window by the user and closing it) or they can be stored for a longer period of time. Session cookies are those that allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. Session cookies expire when the browser session ends. Persistent cookies are stored on a user’s device between browser sessions, for variable periods of time, and allow the user’s preferences or actions to be memorized with respect to a website.
1.3 Technical or profiling cookies
Technical cookies are those used by the owner of a website for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service. For the installation of these cookies it is not required the prior consent of users if cookies are used directly by the website operator.
Profiling cookies are designed to create profiles related to the user and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same during web surfing. Due to the particular invasiveness that such cookies can have in the private sphere of users, European and Italian legislation requires that the user must be adequately informed about the use of the same, through a brief statement (banner) and an extended policy on the website, and that the user must express his express consent in this regard the first time visit the website. This consent can be expressed in a general manner, interacting with the banner of brief information on the landing page of the website, with the methods indicated in the same banner, or it can be provided or denied in a selective manner, according to the methods indicated below. This consent is recorded for subsequent visits. However, the user always has the possibility of revoking all or part of the consent already expressed.
1.4 First-party or third-party cookies
A cookie is “first party” (i.e. first-party cookie) or “third party” (i.e. third-party cookie) based on the website or the domain it comes from.
First-party cookies are cookies set and managed by the website owner. For these cookies, the website’s owner is responsible for the information, the acquisition of any prior consent and/or the possible blocking of cookies.
Third-party cookies are cookies set by a domain other than the one visited by the user. For these cookies, the obligation of the information and the indication of how to consent and/or block cookies is up to the third party, while the owner of the website is only required to enter in the website a link to the website of such third party where these elements are available.
- Types of Cookie used by the Website
The Website uses the following technical cookies:
2.1 First party cookies
First-party cookies used by the Website are of technical nature and can be divided into the following sub-categories:
- navigation cookies, by which user can save his browsing preferences and optimize the user’s browsing experience;
- functionality cookies, used to activate specific functions of the Website and necessary to provide the service or improve it.
More precisely, the Website uses numeric type cookies, composed of an id that identifies the user and a key that certifies that the user belongs to the internal database. Without these cookies, the website could not work properly.
These cookies, as specified in the previous paragraph, being of a technical nature, do not require the prior consent of the User to be installed and used, being sufficient to provide this information.
2.2 Third-party cookies
This Website uses also cookies managed by third parties. Below are some indications and links to the privacy policies and consent forms of each third party.
It is the responsibility of this third party to give appropriate information on the processing performed and to provide information to users on how to block the cookies used.
2.3 Types of cookie used by the Website
The Website uses technical cookies permitting recognition of users who come back to browse the Website and their data, so that they will not need to enter the same information over and over again.
The user’s prior consent is not required before these cookies can be installed and used.
Browsing or session cookies, which permit ordinary browsing and use of the Website. For example, they allow users to make a purchase or log on to access restricted areas. These cookies are necessary for optimal use of the Website.
Technical cookies, while not requiring the user’s prior consent to be installed and used, can be managed by the user through browser settings. Deleting them could, however, affect proper functioning of the Website.
Analytics cookies, on the basis of which statistical information is acquired on the number of users browsing the Website and their browsing methods. This information is processed in aggregate, anonymous form.
Google Analytics (anonymous IP)
Google may use User’s data to customize its marketing advertising. Such interaction let User’s IP address anonymous. Only in exceptional cases IP address might be sent to Google’s server in the United States.
Data Collected: Cookie e traffic data.
The Website has a number of third-party cookies installed.
The Website does not have direct control over third-party cookies (it cannot either install them directly or delete them). Users may, however, manage these cookies and withhold consent for their use through their browser settings, as described the section on “How to manage cookie settings” below, or by going to the links given in below.
Find below information on the third parties who install the cookies, the third-party cookies installed by the Website, links to their privacy notices, and links to the methods to be used for deactivating third-party cookies or consent forms that may be used to deactivate them.
- Managing Cookie setting
In addition to what indicated in this document, the User can manage the preferences related to cookies directly within their browser and prevent – for example – that third parties can install such cookies. Through the browser preferences User can also delete cookies installed in the past. It is important to note that disabling all cookies could compromised the operation of the Website. You can find information on how to manage and/or block cookies in some of the most used browsers at following addresses:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safariand Microsoft Internet Explorer
The user may at any moment select his preferences in the http://www.youronlinechoices.com/by activating or disabling the single cookie category, or similar websites that allow to manage tracking preferences.