Art. 13 of the European Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR)
Information collected through cookies and other technologies
Cookies are small text strings that a website can send, during navigation, to the affected device, be it a PC, a notebook, a smartphone, a tablet, etc .; as a rule, cookies are stored directly on the browser used for navigation. The same website that transmitted them, then can read and record cookies that are on the same device to obtain information of various kinds.
Cookies are used for different purposes: execution of computer authentication, monitoring of sessions, storage of information on specific configurations concerning users accessing the server, etc. Further information on cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.
We are always looking for ways to improve our website and to make it easier to know our services. Therefore it is important for us to understand how we use our site.
How many types of cookies exist?
There are two basic macro-categories, with different characteristics: technical cookies and third-party cookies. Technical cookies are generally necessary for the proper functioning of the website and to allow navigation; without them, you might not be able to view the pages correctly or use some services. For example, a technical cookie is essential to keep the user connected throughout the visit to a website, or to store the language, display, and so on.
Technical cookies can be further distinguished in:
- navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website;
- functionality cookies, which allow the user to navigate according to a series of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided;
- analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies and used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site.
Technical cookies can also be provided by third parties (so-called «third-party cookies»), and may correspond to all the types listed above managed anonymously and aggregated, or in a form that allows identifying the surfers of websites, even if occasional.
Finally, there are also profiling cookies that have the task of profiling the user, and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same while browsing.
Which cookies is this site using?
This site uses technical cookies, direct or third parties, aimed at ensuring the proper functioning of the site, without which the same navigation would not be possible; cookie analytics are also used, in order to collect information on the number of users and how to navigate the same site.
The cookies described above are all collected and analyzed anonymously and in aggregate form.
Finally, the use of profiling cookies is excluded in any form.
During browsing the User may receive on his terminal even cookies of different sites or web servers (so-called «third-party» cookies): this happens because on the Site there may be elements such as, for example, images, maps, sounds , specific links to web pages of other domains that reside on servers other than the one on which the requested page is located. In other words, these cookies are set directly by managers of websites or servers other than the Site itself. These third parties could theoretically set cookies while you visit the site, and obtain information about the fact that you have visited a company website.
If the User decides not to grant authorization for the use of third-party cookies, they may only use the functions of the Site that do not require these cookies.