Cookies are small units of text strings that are set in the user’s browser folders when browsing websites and contain certain information (indication of the server or domain the cookies was sent from, the lifetime of the cookie and a value, generally a random unique number. etc.). The website sends the aforementioned information to the browser that creates the cookie, storing it in its own directories. During browsing activities, the cookies set by the site you are browsing are sent back to the server, which uses the value of the cookie for various purposes, such as, by way of example only: facilitating browsing of the site, improving the browsing experience, to convey advertising messages, to acquire statistical information related to the browsing activities of users, and so on.
Further information on cookies can be found at the following address: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ .
TYPES OF COOKIES USED BY THE SITE AND RELATIVE PURPOSE
The use of technical cookies (which are not stored permanently on the user's device) is strictly restricted to the transmission of session identification data (consisting of random sequences generated by the server) which is required to ensure the site remains secure and efficient (so-called session cookies) and to collect data in an aggregate format, in order to process anonymous statistical information on the use of the Site, and improve the use of services provided to the user (so-called analytical cookies).
The technical cookies (first-party session and analytical cookies) used on the Site are:
Third-party cookies are set by a website other than the one the user is browsing and reside on different servers to that of the site the user is browsing. The use of data collected by these external operators through cookies is therefore subject to the respective privacy policies.
For example, there are cookies set by Google on the Site (e.g.: _ga, _gat, _gid, collect, BNES_ga, BNES_gat, BNES_gid)
Profiling cookies are a range of cookies used for profiling and marketing purposes. These types of cookies can, in turn, be grouped together according to the functions they perform:
- Analytics: this category includes cookies used to collect and analyse statistical information regarding access/visits to the Site, associated with other information such as credentials entered to access restricted areas (your e-mail address and password), and as such can be used for marketing and profiling purposes.
- Widgets: this category includes all those graphic components used to create a user interface for a program, which are intended to facilitate interaction for the user with the program itself. For example, Facebook, Instagram cookies are widgets.
For example, there are cookies set by Google on the Site (e.g.: NID ads/ga-audiences, used to create user profiles and to send advertising message in line with the preferences shown by the same during the browsing sessions).
CONSENT MANAGEMENT PROCEDURE
The use of third-party analytical cookies and profiling cookies can be blocked:
- we can refuse or oppose the processing of those we collect and process, even indirectly;
- for analytical and third-party profiling cookies, you can express your options by visiting the dedicated area of the third-party website and following any instructions contained therein or by contacting the relevant third parties directly.
The user can also configure the browser to accept or reject all cookies, or select those relative to which the user consents or refuses installation.
To change the browser settings to disable cookies, please note that you can usually use the following procedure: select "Internet Options" or "Preferences" from the "Tools" or "View" or "Edit" menu; select "Privacy" or "Protection" or "File Download" and select your preferred settings.
The links below provide cookie management information for the main browsers:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
To learn more about cookies and to manage your preferences, please visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/
It should be noted, however, that the disabling, even partial, of technical cookies could compromise the functioning of the Website and/or restrict its performance.
Unless otherwise specified by law, the Company cannot be held liable in any manner for damages of any nature caused directly or indirectly by accessing its Site, by the inability or impossibility to access the Site or your reliance on the information contained therein or use of the same.
The Owner reserves the right to amend the contents at any moment in time and without notice. It is under no circumstance liable for any services offered by third parties by means of a link on the Site, or for any other content, information or anything else contrary to the applicable laws of the Italian State. Moreover, the indication of links does not imply any type of approval or sharing of responsibility in relation to the completeness and accuracy of the information contained in the indicated websites.
The information relating to the management of cookies shall not to be deemed valid for other third-party websites that may be accessed via the aforementioned links, for which the Company is under no circumstances liable. Some browsers (obsolete, less known, etc.) may cause compatibility issues and the relative pages or the various elements they are composed of, in addition to the features and other contents may not be correctly displayed and/or executed. In relation to any problems, anomalies, discrepancies encountered during browsing activities, the user is requested to report and submit any queries to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Company undertakes to use the data generated by cookies exclusively for the purposes indicated above. The Company is not responsible for the processing of data by Google with the aforementioned system, and simply acknowledges the assurances provided by the same. The data generated by cookies on how the user uses the Site (including the IP address) are sent and stored on Google's servers. Google uses this data for the purpose of analysing the browsing habits relative to this Site and providing the Company with reports on visits to the same. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required by law or when such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Please read Google’s own Privacy Notice regarding the Google Analytics service at the following website http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html. To learn about Google's privacy policies, please visit the website http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/privacy/.. Notwithstanding the obligations envisaged by national law and applicable to Google in its capacity as an independent data controller, it is the sole and exclusive party (at a civil and criminal law level) responsible for the processing of data by means of the aforementioned system.