WHAT ARE COOKIES? Cookies are text files that contain information that is stored on your computer or on your mobile device whenever you visit an online site through a browser. At each subsequent visit, the browser sends these cookies to the website that originated them or to another site. Cookies allow sites to remember some information to allow you to browse online quickly and easily. There are three main types of cookies: technical cookies, non-technical cookies and profiling cookies. Technical cookies are used to improve the experience of using the site. These include web analytics cookies that collect data in aggregate form; navigation or session cookies, which manage the normal navigation and use of the site web; functional cookies, which allow navigation in functions of criteria selected by the user in order to improve the service rendered (such as the language or recognition of access to the site following the first). In any case, the navigation data (IP address) are anonymized.
Non-technical are all cookies used for profiling and marketing purposes. Their use of users’ terminals is prohibited if they have not previously been adequately informed and not have given valid consent in this regard according to the opt-in technique. These types of cookies are, in turn, grouped according to the functions they perform in: Analitycs. These are cookies used to collect and analyze statistical information on accesses/visits to the website. In some cases, associated with other information such as credentials entered for access to restricted areas (your e-mail address and password), can be used to profile the user (personal habits, sites visited, content downloaded, types of interactions performed, etc.). Widgets. All those graphic components of a user interface of a program, which has the purpose of facilitating the user in interacting with the program itself. TO By way of example, Facebook, Google +, Twitter cookies are widgets. Advertising. This category includes cookies used to advertise within a site. Google, Tradedoubler fall into this category. Web beacons. This category includes snippets of code that allow a site web to transfer or collect information by requesting a graphic image. The sites web can use them for various purposes, such as the analysis of the use of websites, control activities and reporting on advertising, and personalization of advertising and content. Profiling cookies are designed to create user profiles and are used for the purpose to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same in the context of surfing the net. The consent of the interested party is required for the use of profiling cookies. In the case of cookies of third parties, this site has no direct control of individual cookies and cannot control them. You can still manage these cookies through the instructions below. Cookies have a duration dictated by the expiration date or by a specific action such as closing the browser.
Cookies can be: Temporary: used to store temporary information, they allow you to link the actions performed during a specific session and are removed from the computer when the browser is closed. Permanent: used to store information in order to remember them in subsequent user sessions. These remain stored on the computer even after closing the browser.
If consent has already been given previously and you want to change it, you need to proceed deleting cookies: through the browser (from settings) requesting the opt-out from third parties
COOKIE ANALYSIS We suggest some useful tools to understand which cookies are present on your PC: Edit Cookies, Google Chrome extension that allows you to check, analyze, manage, enable, disable the cookies used on the website. Cookie Audit Tool, generate information about cookies and lets you know if any third parties are entering cookies on your site without you noticing. Using the Chrome browser, it is also possible to inspect the presence of cookies by selecting the item that appears by clicking with the right mouse button on the portion of the site of interest (“inspect element”).