Cookies are short fragments of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the web server to store information on the client (the browser) to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even at a distance of days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences, by the single browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet , smartphone ).
Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, transparent GIFs and all forms of storage local introduced with HTML5, can be used to collect information on user behavior and use of services.
In the following of this document we will refer to cookies and all similar technologies simply using the term "cookie".
Types of cookies
Cookies strictly necessary: these are cookies that are essential for the proper functioning of the site and are used to manage the login and access to the reserved functions of the site. The duration of cookies is strictly limited to the work session (when the browser is closed they are deleted).
Analysis and performance cookies: they are cookies used to collect and analyze the traffic and use of the site anonymously. These cookies, even without identifying the user, allow, for example, to detect if the same user returns to connect at different times. They also allow you to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be performed without any loss of functionality.
cookie profiling span> : these are persistent cookies used to identify (anonymously and not)user preferences and improve their browsing experience.
Visiting a website, you may receive cookies from both the visited site (“owners”) and from sites managed by other organizations (“third parties”). A notable example is the presence of "social plugin ” for Facebook , Twitter , Google+ and LinkedIn . These are parts of the visited page generated directly by the aforementioned sites and integrated into the page of the host site. The most common use of social networks plugin is aimed at sharing content on social networks.
The presence of these plugin involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites managed by third parties. The management of information collected by "third parties" is governed by the relevant information to which please refer.
Google analytics .
< span data-contrast = "none"> The site also includes certain components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Also in this case these are third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookie).
Google Analytics uses "cookies" to collect and analyze anonymous information on site usage behavior (including the user's IP address). This information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes it in order to draw up reports on the activities on the website. This site does not use (and does not allow third parties to use) the Google analysis tool to monitor or collect personal identification information. Google does not associate the IP address with any other data held by Google nor does it try to connect an IP address with the identity of a user. Google may also communicate this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google.
For further information, please refer to the link below: https://www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners/ < br> The user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing the component of opt-out on his browser provided by Google. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Duration of cookies.
Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until the browser is closed or the command of logout is executed. Other cookies "survive" when the browser is closed and are also available in subsequent visits by the user.
These cookies are called persistent and their duration is set by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases a deadline is set, in other cases the duration is unlimited.
This website does not use persistent cookies. Browsing the pages of the site you can interact with sites managed by third parties that can create or modify persistent cookies and profiling . < / span>
The user can decide whether to accept or not cookies using your browser settings. Attention: the total or partial disabling of technical cookies can compromise the use of the site features reserved for users register.
On the other hand, the usability of public content is also possible by completely disabling cookies. The disabling of the “third party” cookies does not affect the navigability in any way. The setting can be defined specifically for the different websites and web applications. Furthermore, the best browsers allow you to define different settings for "proprietary" and "third-party" cookies. As an example, in Firefox , through the menu Tools-> Options -> Privacy, is You can access a control panel where you can define whether or not to accept the different types of cookies and proceed with their removal.