A “cookie” is a text file stored on the user’s computer on access to a website that provides information every time the user returns to the site. It is a sort of reminder on the information contained in the internet page. By means of cookies, the web server sends information to the browser present in the computer that will be re-read and updated each time the user returns to the site so the website can automatically adapt to the user. During navigation, the user may also receive cookies from different sites on his terminal (“third party” cookies), set by the operators of said websites and used for the purposes and according to the procedures they have defined.
Depending on the duration of the cookie, they are divided into session cookies (i.e. temporary cookies that are automatically deleted from the terminal at the end of the browsing session) and persistent cookies (i.e. cookies that remain stored in the terminal until their expiration or cancellation by the user). Depending on their function and purpose of use, cookies can be divided into technical cookies and profiling cookies.
Some cookies are used to perform computer authentication, monitoring sessions and to store specific information about the users accessing a web page. These technical cookies are often useful to allow you to efficiently browse a website and use all its features. Technical cookies do not require the user’s consent.
Analytic cookies also belong to this category. These cookies collect information about the use that a user makes of a website and that allow improvement of its operation. For example, analytic cookies show which pages are most frequently visited, allow you to check recurrent patterns of use of a website and help to understand the difficulties that the user encounters during use.
Other cookies may be used to monitor and profile users during browsing, to study their movements and their habits of web browsing or consumption (what they buy, what they read, etc.), also for the purpose of sending targeted advertising of services. The use of these profiling cookies requires prior acquisition of informed consent from the user pursuant to art. 7 of the 2016/679 EU Regulation.
A web page may contain cookies from other sites and/or from various elements hosted on the page, such as banner ads, images, videos, maps or specific links to web pages of other domains that reside on servers other than the one on which the requested page is located. In other words, these cookies are set directly by the managers of other websites or servers. These third-party cookies, that are usually used for profiling purposes, require the prior acquisition of informed consent from the user.
The site also allows the forwarding of third-party cookies. We have no claim of ownership of these cookies therefore, for more information, you can consult the information and acquisition of consent forms of these third parties by clicking on the provided links.
To improve the website and understand which parts or elements are most appreciated by users, Google Analytics third-party cookies are used as an anonymous and aggregate analysis tool. We have no claim of ownership of these cookies therefore, for more information, you may consult the information provided by Google.
The pages of the website contain widgets and share buttons towards Facebook and Google Plus, to allow the user to share the contents of the website on their social channels and to interact with our channels. We have no claim of ownership of these cookies, they are created by Facebook and Google respectively when you use the corresponding widget or share button. To find out more, visit their information pages.
Some web pages incorporate YouTube video content into them. By visiting one of these pages or clicking to view the video, cookies from YouTube may be collected. We have no claim of ownership of these cookies. To learn more, visit the Google information page.
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