RELEVANT INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. When you return to websites – or visit websites that use the same cookies – they recognize these cookies and therefore your browsing device. They are called “first party” if set directly from the visited website. On the other hand, “third party” cookies are set up by a website from a different domain than the one the user is visiting. They are used in order to integrate third-party functionality on the website. For example, in some cases of sharing content accessible on the website through social network platforms.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies are used for different purposes: running computer authentications, monitoring sessions, storing information about specific configurations for users who access the server, storing preferences, etc.
What are “technical” cookies?
Technical cookies are cookies that allow user’s correct navigation on the website. For example, they collect information about marketplace, language and country, in order to ensure that from the first access user will find the website displayed in its own language and marketplace. Furthermore, they allow the optimization of the website for specific browsers or displays and ensure a safe navigation with protection from computer fraud and spamming. Without the use of these cookies, some operations could not be performed or would be more complex and/or less secure. They are not used for further purposes and they are normally installed directly by the controller of the website. They can be grouped into:
- Session cookies, required for normal navigation and use of the website (such as making a purchase or authentication to access restricted areas);
- Feature cookies, which allow users’ to navigate according to a set of selected criteria (for example, language, products selected for purchase, etc.) in order to improve the services rendered to them.
What are “profiling” cookies?
These are the cookies used to track user’s browsing on the web and create profiles on his tastes, habits, choices, etc. With these cookies, advertising messages can be transmitted to user’s computer in line with the preferences already expressed by the same user during online browsing.
“First party” cookies directly managed by the Controller:
This website uses only technical cookies. These are activated by default when user’s browser is set to this effect: users’ can exclude these cookies by deactivating them directly through the specific browser setting options (see the links below). However, it should be noted that technical cookies, if disabled, could jeopardize the proper functioning of the website and could block users’ from enjoying fully and effectively the services offered by the website itself. In order to benefit the full functionality of the website, it is recommended to set browser’s setting with technical cookies allowed.
|WordPress is the technical platform on which this website runs.
Users’ can also set or disable the use of various cookies on their browser by following the instructions provided by the manufacturers, such as:
If cookies are fully disabled, some functionalities of the website can be lost. Even if all cookies are disabled, user’s browser will continue to memorize a small amount of information, which is necessary for ensuring the basic operation of the website.