When you visit a website, it may store information on or retrieve information from your browser, largely in the form of cookies. This information may be about you, your preferences, or your device and is used principally to make the site function according to your expectations. The information usually does not directly identify you, but it can provide a more personalized web experience. Because we respect your right to protection of your personal data, you can choose not to allow certain types of cookies, so we ask for your consent.
What are Cookies? Which Cookies do we use?
Cookies are small amounts of text that a website can send to your device while you are browsing and that are usually stored directly on the browser which is used for browsing. The same website that sent them can then read and record cookies that are on the same device to obtain various types of information. Which ones? For each type of cookie there is a well-defined role.
How many types of cookies exist?
THERE ARE TWO ESSENTIAL MACRO-CATEGORIES WITH DIFFERENT CHARACTERISTCS: TECHNICAL COOKIES AND PROFILING COOKIES
Technical cookies are generally necessary for the correct functioning of the website and to allow browsing. Without them you might not be able to visualize the pages correctly or utilize some of the services.
Technical cookies can be further categorized in:
- Necessary cookies
These cookies are necessary for overall website functions, especially to allow normal browsing and use of the website and cannot be disabled in our systems. They are usually set only in response to actions you take that constitute a request for services. You can set your browser to block these cookies, but as a result some or all parts of the website will not work. These cookies do not store personal information.
- Analytical cookies
These cookies allow the counting of visits and traffic sources so that website performance can be assessed and improved. They assist in understanding which pages are the most and least popular and how visitors browse the site. All information collected by cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not authorize these cookies, collective browsing and user behavior will not be assessed and consequently cannot be used to improve website performance.
- Functionality cookies
These cookies allow the website to provide advanced functionality and personalization, which allows browsing according to a set of selected criteria (i.e., language, products selected for purchases) in order to improve the service rendered. They may be set by the website or by third-party providers whose services have been added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these services may not function properly.
Profiling cookies are tasked with profiling the user and are utilized in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by the user during browsing.
- Profiling Cookies
Profiling cookies can be used, including by third companies, to build a profile of your interests and show or send you relevant ads on this and other sites. These cookies can be set only by advertising partners and therefore are third-party cookies. These cookies are based solely on the detection of your Internet browser and device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will not be shown or sent these ads, nor will profiles of your interests be created. Refusal or withdrawal of consent to the use of one or more profiling cookies will not interfere with your ability to access or browse the website.
Cookies can be further classified as:
- First-part cookies or cookies generated and managed directly by the administrator of the website that the user is browsing.
- Third-part cookies (are generated and managed by parties different from the administrator of the website that the user is browsing.
List of cookies present on this website
Functionality cookies 1
|To store language settings.
Cookies have a lifetime dictated by the expiration date (or by a specific action such as closing the browser) set when they are installed.
Cookies can be:
- session cookie: utilized to store temporary information, allow the connection of actions taken during a specific session and are removed by the computer when the browser is closed;
- persistent cookie: utilized to store information, for example a user name and password for access, in order to avoid the entering of credentials every time a specific website is visited. They remain memorized in the computer even after the browser is closed.
For the specific lifetime of individual cookies, please refer to the settings panel, “Cookie Settings”.