What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files which are sent to the user’s PC, mobile phone and any other on-line access device whenever a user visits a certain website. Cookies allow information to be collected on the user’s browsing habits and can be used to recognize the user.
Why do we use them?
What types of cookies do we use?
We use session cookies and persistent cookies which may be our own or belong to third parties.
- Session cookies are designed to recognize and store data while the user is accessing the website. They are normally used for storing information that is solely retained for providing user-requested services on a single occasion.
- Persistent cookies are a type of cookie that data continues to be stored in on the terminal and which may be accessed and processed for a definite period by the person responsible for the cookie, which may be from a few minutes to several years.
Thirt parts cookies
Visiting a website you may receive cookies from the site is visited (“owners”), both from websites maintained by other organizations (“third parties”). A notable example is the presence of “social plugin” for Facebook, Twitter, Google+. It is part of the page visited directly generated by these sites and integrated into site page host. The most common use of social plugin is finalized to sharing content on social networks.
The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites operated by third parties. The management of the information collected by “third parties” shall be governed by the relevant information which please refer. To ensure greater transparency and convenience, are shown below the web addresses of different information and ways to manage cookies.
Facebook policy: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Facebook (settings): log to our account. Privacy section.
Twitter policy: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514
Twitter (settings): https://twitter.com/settings/securit
Google+ policy: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/
Google+ (settings): http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/managing/
The site also includes certain components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Again it comes to third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookie).
Google Analytics uses “cookies” to collect and analyze anonymous information on the behavior of use of the website (including your IP address). This information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes in order to prepare reports for the operators about the activities on the website itself. This site does not use (and do not allow third parties to use) the analysis tool of Google to track or collect personally identifiable information. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google or seek to link an IP address with the identity of a user. Google can also communicate this information to third parties unless required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
For more information, please refer to the link below:
You can selectively disable the action of installing Google Analytics on your browser the component of opt-out provided by Google. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:
How can i block or allow cookies?
We recommend that you consult your browser’s help file where you will find information on the different options such as how to manage cookies.
Listed below are some links for managing cookies in the most widely used browsers:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/it-it/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer