1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are pieces of information stored by your browser when you visit a web site with any suitable device (such as a PC, a tablet or a smartphone).Each cookie contains several data (e.g., the name of the server it comes from, a numeric identifier, etc.), can remain in the system for the duration of a session (until you close your browser) or for long periods and may contain a unique identification code.
2. WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?
Cookies are used for different purposes depending on their type: some are strictly necessary for the proper operation of a web site (technical cookies), while others optimize this site’s performance in order to offer a better experience to the user or enable the collection of statistics on the use of the site, such as cookie analytics or enable the displaying of personalised advertising, such as profiling cookies.
3. HOW DO WE INFORM THE PERSON CONCERNED?
The eventual giving of the user’s consent is stored by the Data Controller by means of a technical cookie, having a duration of 12 months. The user is informed both by means of short notices (banner displayed until the permission is granted or denied, as explained in the section "How to disable cookies?") or by this extended notice; moreover, following are the links to the privacy policies of third parties, even for the purpose of disabling them (when directly available through them).
4. WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE ON THE SITE?
General Types of cookies used on the site
Analytical cookies (third party): are used for an aggregate analysis of visits to the site, through the use of a third party service.
Cookies used in this site
First Party Cookies: Technical cookies are used for the following purposes: to store the user's preference with regard to cookies, authentication in the session (for the area reserved to the staff).
Technical cookies: These cookies allow the site to work properly and improve your browsing experience on our website. These cookies are necessary for the site's operation.
Third-party cookies: are used in several third-party cookies. Below are the links to the applicable third party privacy policies, also for the relevant and specific disabling (without prejudice to the provisions in the paragraph "How to disable cookies?"):
5. HOW CAN COOKIES BE DISABLED?
You can disable cookies either through your browser settings (see the section "How to disable cookies?") or through the mechanisms provided by some third parties (see paragraph "Cookies used in this site").
Control through browser: Browsers commonly used (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) accept cookies by default, but this setting can be changed by the user at any time. This applies both for PCs and for mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones: it is a generally and widely supported function.
Therefore, cookies can easily be disabled or turned off by going to the options or preferences of the browser used and, generally, even only third-party cookies can be blocked; In general, these options will only apply to that browser and that device, unless options unifying the preferences of different devices are active. Specific instructions can be found in the options or help page of the browser itself. Disabling technical cookies, however, may affect the full and / or proper operation of different sites, including this site.
Normally, browsers used today:
- offer the "Do not track" option, which is supported by some web sites (but not all of them).Thus, some web sites may not collect any more certain navigation data;
- offer the option of private or incognito navigation: thus no data will be collected in the browser and your browsing history will not be saved, but the navigation data may still be acquired by the operator of the website visited;
- allow you to delete cookies stored in whole or in part, but at the new visit to a website these are usually installed where such a possibility is not blocked.
Here are the links to the most popular browser support pages (with instructions on disabling cookies on such browsers):