What cookies are and how they are used
Cookies are small text files sent by a server to a web client when the latter accesses a page of a website. In general, they are used to remember preferences, data and information to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later (persistent cookies).
Cookies facilitate site navigation, allow the storage of pages visited and other specific information, such as pages consulted more frequently, connection errors, etc.
Cookies are stored, according to user preferences, by the single browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Often browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari etc.) are set to automatically accept cookies. Some of the purposes for installing Cookies may also require the User’s consent. However, users can change the default configuration by choosing to disable or delete cookies. However, this could preclude the optimal use of some areas of the site.
Furthermore, during navigation, the user may also receive cookies from different sites on his terminal (so-called “third-party” cookies), set directly by the managers of said websites and used for the purposes and in the manner defined by them. .
Types of cookies
Cookies, based on their characteristics and use, are divided into:
They are necessary for navigation on a website and for the use of its features (for example, access to restricted areas and correct viewing), for this reason their disabling does not allow such activities.
Technical cookies are not used for other purposes and are divided into:
- navigation or session cookies: they guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website;
- functionality cookies: allow the user to browse according to a series of selected criteria (for example, language).
collect information anonymously on the ways in which users use the website, for example which pages they visit most often and any error messages they may receive during their visit. These cookies do not collect visitor identification information.
They are aimed at creating user profiles and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user in the context of surfing the net.
This site does not use profiling cookies.
Third party cookies
By visiting this website, the user may also receive on his device cookies from sites managed by other organizations (“so-called” third-party “cookies): this happens because the site may contain elements such as, for example, images, maps, specific links to web pages of websites or web services.
For the purposes of information transparency, the following is a list of third-party services on the site, the purposes and links to the information pages of the various services:
|Google Analytics||The Site uses Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). This service is used to collect statistical data that allow us to improve the user experience of the website. Google Analytics uses “cookies” to collect and analyze information on how users interact with the website in aggregate form (for example most visited pages, geographic origin of visitors, etc.). Google stores the information collected on its servers in the United States.
The data generated by Google Analytics are stored by Google as indicated in the Information available at the following link: https: // support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=it
The user can disable Google Analytics by installing the opt-out add-on provided by Google on their browser: https://tools.google. com / dlpage / gaoptout
|On some pages there are interactive maps provided by Google, which may install cookies to detect information and preferences relating to this service.
|Mailchimp||On some pages there are forms that collect information on the express will of the user, which will be used to send newsletters.
|On the pages of the site there are buttons and Social Network widgets to facilitate interaction with social platforms and the sharing of content directly from the pages of this website.
For more information, the following are the web addresses of the information and methods for managing cookies from the various social networks:
The user can decide whether to accept cookies or not, using the settings on their browser.
Below are the links to the information pages of the main browsers:
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie
- Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft. com / en-it / internet-explorer / delete-manage-cookies # ie = ie-11
- Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=it_IT
We remind you that if you choose to block the reception of cookies, this can compromise or prevent the proper functioning of the site.