A cookie is a small file that the Website transfers to the User's browser, where they are stored to be retransmitted to the Website at the next visit by the same User. The cookies are used for different purposes such as: running computer authentication, session tracking, storing information about specific configurations of users accessing the server.
Cookies allow the Website to remember User's data for the length of the duration of the visit or for subsequent visits, allowing the User to browse between pages efficiently, storing the User's preferences, and allowing the User to interact with social networks such as Facebook, Google+, Instagram; they also offer Google Map services.
Cookies may also be used to store the login data of the User and therefore automatically recognise the User (making it unnecessary to login every time the User accesses the Website).
Data is processed with the aid of electronic or in any case automated, computerised or telematic devices, using approaches strictly connected to the purposes indicated above and, in any case, to ensure the security and confidentiality of the data.
Technical cookies (which do NOT require your consent)
The Italian Authority for the Protection of Personal Data considers the following cookies as technical cookies, which do not require consent for their use:
- analytics cookies when used directly by the website manager to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the website,
- browsing or session cookies (to login, to make a purchase, etc.),
- functionality cookies, which allow the user to browse according to a set of selected criteria (for example, language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service rendered to the same.
Profiling cookies (which require your CONSENT) Our site also uses profiling cookies that we can only install with your prior consent.
Profiling cookies are designed to create profiles about the Users and are used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the User during browsing. These cookies are used to present the best content to the users according to their interests. These types of cookies can be used to display targeted advertisements or to limit the number of times an advertisement is shown. Given the considerable invasion of users' private lives that these devices can involve, Italian and European legislation requires the User to be properly informed on the use of these cookies and to grant valid consent. Profiling cookies require the prior free informed consent of the User, which the Site obtains in the forms specified in the Regulations, using the banner that appears on the first visit, as well as through the full notice allowing the user to grant or refuse the relative consent.
First-party and third-party cookies
If the cookies received from the User's terminal are installed directly by the manager of the website that the User is visiting, then they are first-party cookies. While browsing on the Website, the User may however receive cookies from different websites or web servers ("third-party cookies") that may include some elements (e.g. images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages on other domains) on the website that the User is visiting. These cookies are set by a website other than the one currently being visited.
Users can select which cookies to allow through the appropriate procedure provided below, as well as authorise, block or delete (in whole or in part) cookies through specific functions of their browser: nevertheless, in the event that all or some cookies are disabled, it is possible that the website cannot be consulted or that some services or certain functions of the website are not available or are not working properly and/or Users could be forced to change or manually enter certain information or preferences each time they visit the website.
If you want to modify your cookie settings, brief instructions are provided below on how to do this in the four most popular browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Click the 'Tools' icon in the upper right corner and select 'Internet Options'. In the pop-up window select 'Privacy'. Here you can adjust your cookie settings.
Click the 'wrench' icon in the upper right corner and select 'Settings'. Then select 'Under the hood' and change the settings in the 'Privacy' section.
From the pull-down menu in the upper left corner, select 'Options'. In the pop-up window select 'Privacy'. Here you can adjust your cookie settings.
From the pull-down menu in the upper right corner, select 'Preferences'. Select 'Security' and here you can adjust the settings of your cookies.
As already envisaged in the banner that immediately appears when first visiting the website, consent to the use of all cookies can be provided by Users by selecting the virtual acceptance key (e.g. an OK, a tick, etc.) or by continuing to browse the website (e.g. ignoring the banner/pop-up and performing further operations). Users will also have free access to the extended disclosure link, complete with all cookie information (description, purpose and storage), in which the User will be able to provide consent only for certain categories of cookies.
Types of cookies
To ensure proper cookie management, as well as conscious consent to their use or otherwise, a summary is provided below of the different categories of cookies.
1) Technical cookies
The technical cookies used by the website are listed below:
Google Analytics: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
2) Profiling cookies
The website is not using first-party profiling cookies, does not consider it appropriate to provide for the user's explicit consent.
The third-party profiling cookies used by the website are listed below: