1. WHAT ARE AND HOW COOKIES ARE USED
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer (or mobile device). They are widely used to make the sites work or make them work better and more efficiently. They are able to do this because websites can read and write on these files, enable them to recognize you and remember important information that can allow a more convenient and easy use of the Site. Cookies can be either "persistent" or "session" cookies: persistent cookies are stored during a browsing session and remain active until the expiration date, unless they are deleted by the user before their expiration; session cookies expire after each visit at the end of a browsing session.
2. TYPOLOGY OF COOKIES
There are different types of cookies. Some are necessary to browse the site, others have different purposes such as ensuring internal security, administer the system, perform statistical analysis, understand which sections of the site that most affect users or offer a personalized visit of the site. used technical cookies and profiling of third parties. First-party profiling cookies are not used.
a) Technical cookies.
Technical cookies are those used 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 by the user to provide such services. 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, similar 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; Functional 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.
b) Profiling cookies.
In relation to the ownership of the same, the cookies can be:
- First-party cookies: created and readable by the site that created them. On the site website, first-party profiling cookies are not used.
- Third-party cookies: Advertisers and other subjects may use their cookies to collect information about your activities on the Website and / or the advertisements you have clicked on. This information may be used by them to offer advertisements that they believe may be more interesting to you, as long as you are satisfied with the content you have seen. Advertisers may also use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertising. We do not control these cookies. To disable or refuse third-party cookies you must then refer to the websites of third parties.
3. OPTIONS TO MODIFY OR BLOCK THE COOKIES
The management of the information collected by "third parties" is governed by the relative information to which reference is made. To ensure greater transparency and convenience, below are the web addresses of the information and the way cookies are managed by Google.
Google+ information: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/
Google+ (configuration): http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/managing/
The operating modes as well as the options to restrict or block cookies can also be made by changing the settings of your Internet browser. Here are the links to the disabling procedure provided by the main browsers:
Microsoft Windows Explorer
To disable Flash Cookies
It is also possible to visit the site, www.youronlinechoices.com for information on how behavioral advertising works and a lot of information on cookies as well as the steps to be followed to protect privacy on the internet.