Cookie Policy

Information about cookies

A “cookie” is a simple text file containing letters and numbers which is stored on a user’s computer when they access certain websites. Cookies allow a website to “remember” the preferences expressed by a user during previous browsing sessions when they return to visit that site. A cookie itself does not contain nor collect information. However, when read by a server in relation to a web browser, it can help the website to offer easier access by, for example, remembering previous purchases or the user’s account details. 

Types of cookies

  • Technical cookies

This type of cookie allows certain sections of the site to function correctly. There are two types:

  • Persistent: these are not deleted when the browser is closed but, instead, remain stored on the user’s computer until a pre-set expiry date is reached
  • Session: these are deleted each time the web browser is closed

These cookies, always sent from our domain, are needed in order to properly view the site and in relation to the technical services offered. They are, then, always used and sent, unless the user changes their browser settings (thus potentially affecting how the site’s pages are displayed). These cookies are used exclusively for the proper functioning of the site. That is why there is no obligation to request the user’s consent, but to provide notice, through a banner, that cookies are used on the site.

  • Analytical Cookies

Cookies in this category are used to collect information on how the site is used. This involves web analytics cookies and cookies that store the user’s choices regarding personalisation of the site. These cookies are deemed to be non-invasive with regard to the user’s privacy if the site collects anonymised data and if data are analysed in aggregate form. That is why many Supervisory Authorities, including the Italian one, have included these cookies in the general category of technical cookies. 

  • Third-party cookies

This type of cookie integrates functionality developed by third parties within the site’s pages as icons and the preferences expressed in social networks in order to share the contents of the site or to use third-party software services (such as software to generate maps and other software that offers additional services). These cookies are sent from the third party’s domain and by partner sites that offer the functionality among the page of the site.

  • Profiling cookies

These are those cookies which are needed to create user profiles in order to send advertising messages which are in line with the preferences expressed by the user within the pages of the site. For this type of cookie, the user has to consent to their use.

Cookies used

BLOCK COOKIES

Cookies can be restricted or blocked by browser-specific settings, so if a user wishes not to store some cookies on their computer, the web browser may be configured accordingly. The user can choose to either block all cookies or just specific ones. At any time, the user can choose to delete cookies stored on their navigation device. The settings must be changed separately in each browser and computer used.

If cookies have been blocked, proper operation of the website cannot be guaranteed. Some functions may not be available and it may no longer be possible to view certain pages.

Each browser has its own way of managing settings. The user can access specific instructions through the following links:

Microsoft Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11 

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=it 

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookie 

Apple Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=it_IT 

As regards flash cookies, users can change their settings by visiting the following link: flash cookie settings. For more information on the cookies stored on your device, and to disable them individually, use this link: Your online choice http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it 

You can prevent Google Inc. from detecting cookies generated by the site and reading them by downloading and installing this browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout 

Third-party cookies

Below is a list of third parties who install their cookies via the Site, together with references to the relative privacy policy to which we invite you to make reference. We remind you that these parties are autonomous controllers of the processing of the data collected through the cookies they set and, therefore, can be managed and disabled in the same way as that indicated in the respective information.

Currently, no third-party cookies are used 

Block cookies

Cookies can be restricted or blocked by browser-specific settings, so if a user wishes not to store some cookies on their computer, the web browser may be configured accordingly. The user can choose to either block all cookies or just specific ones. At any time, the user can choose to delete cookies stored on their navigation device. The settings must be changed separately in each browser and computer used.

If cookies have been blocked, proper operation of the website cannot be guaranteed. Some functions may not be available and it may no longer be possible to view certain pages.

It is important to note that blocking cookies does not eliminate the display of any advertisements. They will simply no longer be tailored to your interests.

If you would like to learn more about how your browser stores cookies while browsing, please follow these links of supplier websites:

You can prevent Google Inc. from detecting cookies generated by the site and reading them by downloading and installing this browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Updates and changes

Given the dynamic nature of the Web, it is not always possible to be able to control cookies that are set by third parties through a website.

Users are, therefore, requested to notify us of the presence of any such cookie which is not mentioned in the preceding list.

This text may be subject to modification. We are, therefore, authorised to change the content of this policy and the cookies indicated in the list at any moment and without notice. The most recent version can be found in this text.

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