What are cookies and how do we use them?
A cookie is a text file that is stored on computers, tablets, mobile phones, and any device used to surf the Internet, which stores the user’s browsing information and preferences.
While browsing, we can collect information about traffic flow and site visits on our website. Any information obtained through cookies will be treated and stored safely.
The purpose of using cookies is to personalize access to the website, optimizing navigation and site operation.
Types of cookies
Cookies can be classified into:
– Session cookies: they are removed as the user closes the browser and therefore has a limited duration of your visit;
– Permanent cookies: they remain in the device used to surf the Internet for a definite time. These cookies have typical expiration dates and therefore their duration varies according to the cookie used.
– Third Party Cookies Owners and Cookies: Depending on whether they belong to the site owner or to a third party.
For our websites and other online services, we use the following categories of cookies:
1. Cookies strictly needed
These cookies are essential for browsing our websites and using the various features (for example, allowing the user to access the private area of the website).
2. Analysis cookies (so called Analytics cookies)
In order to analyze the use of websites, we use the Google Analytics web analytics service provided by Google. In particular, Google Analytics uses icookies (both temporary and permanent) in order to collect, in anonymous form, information on how our users use our website (including IP addresses) that will be transmitted by the user’s browser to the servers Of Google based in the United States. The collected information will be used by Google to evaluate the use of the website by the user, compile reports on the activity of the website useful to the operators of the same site and provide other services related to the site’s activity and all ‘Use of the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties refer the above information to Google.
It should be noted that Google adheres to the privacy principles contained in the Safe Harbor Agreement between the EU and the United States, which defines secure and shared rules for the processing of personal data made on companies located in the US. For more information about Safe Harbor, see the US Department of Commerce website.
More information about the Google Analytics service and the procedures to disable cookies can be found at the following link: http: //www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
These data do not allow you to personally identify the user: all collected data is aggregated and as such anonymous.
3. Third Party Cookies and Social Media Cookies
Some pages on our website allow you to share our content on social media networks like Facebook and Twitter.
Other pages allow you to view Youtube videos.
Still others allow viewing of Facebook’s postcard and Twitter timeline via widgets.
4. Usage acceptance cookies
At any time, the user may refuse to accept all or some of the cookies used by this web site by simply selecting in their browser settings that will allow you to refuse them.
Each browser has specific configuration instructions. More information about the procedures to disable icookie can be found on the browser vendor website.
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Mozilla Firefox: http: //support.mozilla.org/en/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookie
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
Apple Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5049
To disable only the use of Google Analytics cookies, you can use the add-on made available by Google at the following link, following the opt-out procedure indicated by Googlehttps: //tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout? Hl = en
By disabling cookies, you can still use some parts of the website, but some services may not be usable.
As noted above, the length of cookies depends on their nature: sessions cookies expire when the user closes the browser; Persistent cookies have typical expiration dates that, except for special exceptions, do not exceed 20 years.
This site uses Google Analytics, a Google Inc. web analytics service (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, small text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of our site by the visitor. The information generated by the cookie on the use of our site by you (including your IP address) will be forwarded to a Google server in the United States (USA) and stored there. Google will use this information to analyze your use of our site, to compile site activity reports for site managers, and to provide additional services regarding the use of the site and the internet. This information may also be transferred to third parties, if required by laws or regulations, or if these third parties process data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google link your IP address with other Google data. You may refuse to install cookies using the settings of your browser program; However, we note that in this case you may not be able to use all the features of this site. By using this site, you acknowledge your consent to the processing of your data by Google for the above mentioned modalities and purposes. It should be noted that Google adheres to the privacy principles contained in the Safe Harbor Agreement between the EU and the United States, which defines secure and shared rules for the processing of personal data made on companies located in the US. Learn more about the Google Analytics service and the procedures to disable cookies at the following link: http: //www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
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