Cookies are used to improve the user’s global navigation. In particular:
- They allow users to surf easily from one page to another of the website.
- They memorise the user’s name and the preferences entered.
- They prevent the user from having to enter the same information (such as user name and password) several times while visiting a website.
- They measure how the user uses the services in order to optimise the surfing experience and the services themselves.
They present advertising information that is targeted according to the interests and behaviour displayed by the user while surfing the website.
There are various types of cookies. Here below references are made to the types of cookies that can be used in the website with a description of the purposes linked to their use.
Cookies of this type are necessary to enable some areas of the website to operate correctly. Cookies in this category include both persistent and session cookies. Without these cookies, the website or some parts of it may not work properly. Therefore, they are always used, regardless of the user’s preferences. Cookies in this category are always sent from our domain.
These cookies are used to collect information regarding the use of the website. The Data Controller uses such information for statistical analyses, to improve the website and to simplify its use, as well as to monitor its correct operation. This type of cookie collects information anonymously on the users’ activity on the website and on the way in which they reached the website and the pages visited. Cookies in this category are sent by the website itself or by third-party domains.
Third party tracking cookies
Cookies of this type are used to gather information about the use made of the website by visitors, the key words used to reach the website, the websites visited and the visitors’ browsing history for marketing campaigns. The data controller can use such information to compile reports and to improve the website. The cookies gather information anonymously. Cookies of this type are sent by the website itself or by third-party domains.
Cookies for the integration of third-party services
Cookies of this type are used to integrate third-party services in the website (for example comment forms or social network icons that allow visitors to share the contents of the website). Cookies in this category can be sent from the domains of partner websites or those offering services present on the site.
The data controller is not required to ask the user for his/her consent for technical cookies as they are absolutely necessary for providing the service.
For the other types of cookies, the User can express his/her consent, in accordance with the regulations in force, by means of specific configurations of the browser and of the computer programs or with devices that offer the user easy and clear usability. The Data Controller reminds the User that cookie preferences can be modified at any time. Cookies in your browser can also be disabled, but this could prevent the User from being able to use some parts of the website.
In accordance with Art. 122, second paragraph of the Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003, consent to use such cookies is expressed by the party concerned by means of the individual settings that he/she has freely chosen for the browser used to surf the website, although the user has the right to inform the Data Controller at any time of his/her will with regard to the data managed by cookies that the browser itself has accepted.
Enabling/disabling cookies by means of the browser
If you use several computers in different locations, make sure that each browser is set in a way that satisfies your preferences.
If you do not use any of the above-mentioned browsers, select “cookies” in the relevant section of the guide to find out where your cookie folder is.