What are cookies?
Cookies are a small text file that the websites consulted by User send to his browser, where they are stored and later retransmitted to the same websites during the following visit from the same User.
During the consultation of the Website, User may receive on his browser also cookies sent by different websites or servers (they so called “third parties”) where may be stored some elements (such as, by the way of example, images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages of other domains) present on the Website.
Cookies are used for different purposes: authentication, monitoring sessions, memorization of information on specific configurations concerning Users who consults the server, etc.
Types of Cookies used by the website
a. Cookie tecnici (che NON richiedono il tuo consenso)
Technical Cookies are those cookies used for the sole purpose of “carrying out a transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary in order to provide an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or User” (see section 122, § 1 of the Privacy Code).
They are not used for further purposes and are normally installed directly by the website owner or manager. They may be divided into:
Although installation of technical cookies does not require Users’ prior consent, the information pursuant Section 13 of the Privacy Code and pursuant Section 13 of the European Regulation (EU) 2016/679 remains mandatory.
b. Profiling cookies (requiring your prior CONSENT)
Profiling cookies are aimed to create User profiles and are used to send advertising messages, in line with the preferences showed by the User as he surfs the web.
To said cookies refers Section 122 of Legislative Decree no. 196/03, where provides that “the storing of information in the terminal equipment of a subscriber or User or the access to information already stored is only allowed to the extent that the subscriber or the User expressed his consent, having previously been informed through the simplified procedures foreseen by section 13, § 3” (Section 122, § 1 of the Privacy Code).
- session cookies or browser cookies, ensuring normal navigation and use of the website (for example allowing the User to realize a purchase or to log in in order to access to reserved areas);
- analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies to the extent that they are used by the website manager to collect aggregated information about the number of Users and their modalities of use of the website;
- functional cookies, enhancing the service provided to the User, by selecting certain criteria (such us language, selected products for the purchase) to be applied during the browsing
Our Website uses also third parties cookies to monitor the Website accesses. Third parties cookies to reach the Users who consults the Website are: Google Analytics and Google AdWords.
How to disable cookies
You may disable Google Analytics cookies by downloading a specific plug-in of the browser through the following url: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
You may disable Google AdWords cookies through the following webpage: https://www.google.it/ads/preferences.
You may decide whether you want to allow cookies to be stored or not on your hard disk by configuring your browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc.) so that cookies will be disabled. However, disabling cookies might affect the proper functioning of the Website.