There are different types of cookies, but basically the main purpose of a cookie is to make the site work more effectively and to enable certain features.
Cookies are used to improve the user’s overall browsing experience.
In particular, they:
- allow you to efficiently navigate from page to page of the website
- store the username and any preferences entered
- enable you to avoid repeatedly entering the same information (such as username and password) during the visit
- evaluate the use of services by users to optimise the browsing experience as well as the services themselves
- present targeted advertising information based on the interests and behaviour expressed by the user while browsing.
There are various types of cookies. The types of cookies that can be used on the site are described below with a definition of the purpose for their use.
Cookies of this type are necessary to ensure the correct functioning of particular areas of the site. Cookies in this category include both permanent cookies and session cookies. In the absence of such cookies, the site or certain parts of it, may not function correctly. Therefore, these are always used, regardless of user preference. Cookies in this category are always sent from our domain.
Cookies of this type are used to collect information related to the use of the site. The Data Controller uses this information for statistical analysis, to improve the site and simplify its use, as well as to monitor its correct functionality. This type of cookie collects anonymous information on the activity of site users and the way in which they arrive at the site, and the pages visited. Cookies in this category are sent from the site itself or from third-party domains.
Cookies of this type are used to collect information on the use of the website by visitors, the keywords used to reach the site, the websites visited and the origins of visitor traffic for marketing campaigns. The Data Controller may use this information to compile reports and improve the site. Cookies collect information anonymously. Cookies of this type are sent from the site itself or from third-party domains.
Cookies for the integration of third-party functionality
Cookies of this type are used to integrate third-party functionality on the site (for example, comment modules or social network icons that allow visitors to share site content). Cookies in this category can be sent from the domains of partner sites or which, in any case, offer the features on the site.
Specifically, the following are used: Google analytics, Facebook, Youtube Widget, Google Font, Google Maps Widget, Adwords, Adwords code for tracking conversions, Adwords remarketing.
It should be noted that the Data Controller is not required to request the user’s consent for technical cookies, as these are strictly necessary for the provision of the service.
For other types of cookies, consent can be expressed by the user, in accordance with current legislation, through specific browser configurations, computer programs or user-friendly devices. The Data Controller reminds users that they are able to change their cookie preferences at any time. Cookies may also be disabled in the browser at any time, but this may prevent the user from using certain parts of the site.
To disable third-party cookies connected to this site.
Pursuant to Article 122 second paragraph of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 consent to the use of these cookies is expressed by the user through the individual user settings that the user has configured in the browser used to navigate the site, without prejudice to the user’s right to inform the Data Controller at any time of their wishes regarding the data managed by cookies accepted by the browser.
Enabling and disabling cookies through the browser
The distribution of all cookies, both first- and third-party cookies, can be disabled by adjusting the settings of the browser in use; it should be noted, however, that this may make sites unusable if you block cookies that are essential to provide functionality.
Each browser has different settings for deactivating cookies; we have provided links to the instructions for the most common browsers.