What are Cookies
Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user send to his terminal (usually the browser), where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit by the same user. While browsing a site, the user can also receive cookies on his terminal that are sent from different websites or web servers (so-called "third parties"), on which some elements may reside (such as, for example, images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages of other domains) present on the site that the same is visiting. Two macro-categories are identified: "technical" cookies and "profiling" cookies.
are those used for the sole purpose of "carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service" (Article 122, paragraph 1, of the Code regarding the protection of personal data). They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner or manager of the website. They can be divided into navigation or session cookies, that guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas); analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies when used directly by the site manager to collect information, in aggregate form , on the number of users and how they visit the site; functionality cookies, which allow the the user navigates according to a series of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided. For the installation of these cookies, the prior consent of the users is not required, while the obligation to provide information pursuant to art. 13 of the Code regarding the protection of personal data, which the site manager, if he uses only such devices, will be able to provide in the manner he deems most suitable.
Profiling cookies are designed to create profiles relating to the user and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same in the context of surfing the net. European and Italian legislation provides that the user must be adequately informed on the use of the same and thus express their valid consent. The art. 122 of the Code where it provides that "the storage of information in the terminal equipment of a contractor or a user or access to information already stored is permitted only on condition that the contractor or user has given his consent after being been informed with the simplified procedures referred to in article 13, paragraph 3 ". (Article 122, paragraph 1, of the Code regarding the protection of personal data). Our cookies allow us, for example, to: - memorize the preferences entered - avoid re-entering the same information several times during the visit such as username and password - analyze the use of the services and content provided to optimize the browsing experience and the services offered.
c)Third party cookies for marketing / retargeting
By visiting a website you may receive cookies from both the visited site ("owners") and from sites managed by other organizations ("third parties"). A notable example is the presence of "social plugins" for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. These are parts of the visited page generated directly by the aforementioned sites and integrated into the page of the host site. The most common use of social plugins is aimed at sharing content on social networks.
There are no social plugins on our site. There are numerous links to external sites relevant to the topics covered on the site and also in this case they are third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the hosting site.
How to disable cookies?
Most browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) are configured to accept cookies.The cookies stored on the hard disk of your device can still be deleted and it is also possible to disable cookies by following the instructions provided by the main browsers, at the following links: