Cookies are small text files sent to the user by the visited website. They are stored on the computer’s hard disk, thus allowing the website to recognize users and store certain information about them, in order to allow or improve the service offered.
There are different types of cookies. Some are necessary to be able to browse the Site, others have different purposes such as ensuring internal security, administering the system, performing statistical analyzes, understanding which sections of the Site are most interesting to users or offering a personalized visit to the Site.
The Site uses technical and non-profiling cookies. The foregoing refers to both the user’s computer and any other device that the user can use to connect to the Site.
Technical cookies are those used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of 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 such service.
They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner or operator of the website.
They can be divided into navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas); analytics cookies, assimilated to technical cookies when used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site; functionality cookies, which allow the user to navigate according to a series of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided.
Disabling cookies may limit the possibility of using the Site and prevent you from fully benefiting from the features and services on the Site. To decide which to accept and which to refuse, a description of the cookies used on the Site is shown below.
Types of cookies used
First-party cookies (i.e. cookies that belong to the publisher’s site that created them) are set by the website visited by the user, whose address appears in the URL window. The use of these cookies allows us to operate the site efficiently and to track visitor behavior patterns.
Third party cookies:
Third party cookies are set by a domain different from that visited by the user. If a user visits a site and a different company sends the information using that site, third-party cookies are present.
Persistent cookies are stored on the user’s device between browser sessions, allowing you to remember your preferences or user actions on a site. They can be used for different purposes, for example to remember preferences and choices when using the Site.
These cookies are strictly necessary for the functioning of the Site. Without the use of these cookies some parts of the Site would not work. They include, for example, cookies that allow access to protected areas of the Site. These cookies do not collect information for marketing purposes and cannot be disabled.
These cookies are used to recognize a user who returns to the site. They allow you to customize the contents and remember your preferences (for example, the selected language or region). These cookies do not collect information that can identify the user. All information collected is anonymous.
Sharing cookies on Social Networks:
These cookies facilitate the sharing of site content through social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. To view the respective privacy and cookie policies, you can visit the websites of social networks. In the case of Facebook and Twitter, the user can visit https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies and https://twitter.com/privacy.
How to change the settings on cookies
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but the user can normally change the settings to disable this function. It is possible to block all types of cookies, or accept to receive only some of them and disable others. The “Options” or “Preferences” section in the browser menu allows you to avoid receiving cookies and other user tracking technologies, and how to get notification from the browser of the activation of these technologies. Alternatively, you can also consult the “Help” section of the toolbar present in most browsers.
It is also possible to select the browser used from the list below and follow the instructions: – Internet Explorer; – Chrome; – Safari; – Firefox; – Opera. From mobile device: – Android; – Safari; – Windows Phone; – Blackberry.
For more information on cookies and to manage cookie preferences (first and / or third party) users are also invited to visit the platform www.youronlinechoices.com. However, please note that disabling navigation or functional cookies can cause the Site to malfunction and / or limit the service offered by the owner.