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What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that sites save on your computer or mobile device while you visit them. Thanks to cookies, the site remembers your actions and preferences (eg login, language, font size and other display settings) so that you do not have to re-enter them when you return to the site or browse from one page to another.

To better understand the information on what cookies are, what they are and how they work, cookies can be divided into 5 categories:

  • Necessary cookies: these cookies, also known as technical cookies, are essential because they allow you to move around the website and use its functions. Without these cookies, access to some parts of the site or the use of some services may be impossible.
  • Functional cookies: these cookies store the choices that have been made by the user on the website (such as the different searches he has made or the language he has chosen) and provide improved and more personalized functions. They can also be used to provide services that have been requested (such as viewing a video, a geographical map or posting comments on a blog).
  • Performance cookies: these cookies collect information on how the user uses the website (for example which pages he visits most often and if he receives error messages from the pages of the site). The information accumulated by these cookies is used only to improve the functioning of the website. Some of these cookies are third-party cookies.
  • Cookies for statistical purposes: these cookies are used to statistically analyze accesses / visits to the site (so-called “analytics” cookies) if they are exclusively for statistical purposes and collect information in aggregate form. These cookies are generally third-party cookies.
  • Advertising or marketing cookies: these are cookies that are used to provide advertisements that are more suitable for the user and for his interests. They are also used to reduce the number of times a user sees an advertising message and help verify the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. These cookies are generally third-party cookies.

No personal user data is acquired by the site in this regard. The session cookies used on this site avoid the use of other computer techniques that are potentially detrimental to the confidentiality of users’ browsing and do not allow the acquisition of personal identification data of the user.

What are cookies for?

We use cookies and other data stored on the device to:

  • provide a better online experience
  • allow to set personal preferences
  • protect your safety
  • evaluate and improve our service
  • collaborate with partners and measure performance marketing

What information is kept by the cookie?

A cookie usually contains:

  • the name of the site you came from
  • how long the cookie will remain installed on your computer or tablet / smartphone device
  • a value, usually a number, randomly generated

How long do cookies remain on your computer?

Session cookies – these cookies remain only until the browser is closed. They are not stored on the hard drive. They are usually used to keep track of the pages you visit so that the information can be customized for you for that visit.

Permanent cookies – are stored on the hard drive until they are deleted or reach their expiration date. These can, for example, be used to remember preferences when using the site.

How do cookies affect your privacy?

You can visit our website without revealing any personal information.

We protect your personal information very carefully. The security and safety of your personal data is very important to us.

Each user can disable / enable cookies from his device through his internet browser. If cookies are not enabled on a user’s device, their experience on our website may be limited. Browsing our site and not disabling cookies through the browser, the user gives his consent to the placement of cookies on his device.

How to disable / enable cookies?

You can disable / enable cookies from your device through your internet browser. Below are indications of how you can manage cookies on your computer through some of the main internet browsers. For information on how to manage cookies on your tablet and / or mobile phone, please consult your documentation or online help files.

  • Google Chrome: In the settings menu, select “show advanced settings” at the bottom of the page. Select the “settings content” button in the privacy section. The section at the top of the page that appears later explains cookies and allows you to select the cookies you want. It also allows you to delete any cookie currently stored.
  • Mozilla Firefox: In the tools menu, select “options”. Select the “privacy” button in the “options” folder. From the drop-down menu choose “history settings”. This will show you the options for cookies and you can choose to enable or disable them by clicking on the box.
  • Internet Explorer 6+:on the menu bar, select “internet options”. Click on the “privacy” button. You will see a privacy settings slider that has six settings that allow you to control the number of cookies that will be placed: Block all Cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default level), Low, and Accept all Cookies.
  • Safari browser: In the settings menu, select “preferences” option. Open the privacy section. Select the option you want from the “block cookies” section.
  • Tutti gli altri browsers: For information on how to manage cookies through other browsers, consult your documentation or online help files.

To not receive Google Analytics cookies, visit the page: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Monitoring and statistics

This website uses a Web Analytics service provided by Google. The measurement system can make use of “cookies”, small text files that are stored on the browser PC to allow anonymous analysis of how the site is used. The information, completely anonymous, stored in the cookies is: date and time of access to the site, unique ID, session ID. This data is sent to Google servers where the Google Analytics software has been installed to process reports on the use of this website, web marketing activities, and to provide the navigator with functionality and interaction during navigation. Google may transfer this information to third parties that process data by its name and account, or if this is imposed by mandatory rules. At any time it is possible to disable cookies from the PC by changing the Security and Privacy settings present on the browser, but this option could limit many of the site’s navigation features. The complete information, provided pursuant to art. 13 D. lgs. n. 196/03, is available on http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/. By continuing to browse this site, you declare that you have read the information pursuant to art. 13 D. lgs. n. 196/03 and express informed consent to the processing of your personal data by Google, in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

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