The Site uses only technical cookies (session, persistent, third-party) and non-profiling cookies.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored in the device used by the user (computer, tablet, smartphone …), when he visits a website, to improve the experience.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies are used to store information on the browser and used again during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or in some other time, after some days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to the users preferences, by the individual browser on the specific device used.
Typologies of cookies
There are different typologies of cookies. Some cookies are necessary to enable the user to surf the net in a simpler way through automated procedures (i.e. login, language…); others have different purposes such as ensuring internal security, managing the system, performing statistical analyses, understanding which sections of the site are mostly liked by users and offering a customized visit of the site.
Cookies are classified as follows:
Session Cookies are essential to be able to distinguish individually connected users, and they are useful to avoid that a required feature can be provided to the wrong user, as well as for security purposes to prevent cyber attacks on the site. Session cookies do not contain personal data and last only for the current session, i.e. until the browser is closed. No consent is required for them.
Functionality Cookies (or Persistent Cookies)
Functionality Cookies are strictly necessary for the use of the site, particularly they are connected to an explicit request of functionality by the user (such as login).
These cookies remain stored in the user device until a certain termination date (expressed in minutes, days or years since the creation/update of the cookie). No consent is required for them.
The aforementioned typologies of cookies are also defined as “Technical Cookies”.
Targeting Cookies or Profiling Cookies are used to show contents that are more suitable for the user as regards his interests. They may be used to display targeted advertising, to post customized advertisements according to the user interests or to limit the number of times an advertisement is viewed by the user. Furthermore, they help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on the site; the manager of the site may use such cookies to remember the sites visited by the users and to share this information with third parties, including agencies and advertisers that might use their cookies to collect information on the activities carried out by the users on the site.
This site also acts as an intermediary for Third-Party Cookies, used to provide additional services and functionalities to visitors and to improve the use of the site, such as keys for social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin …), or video (Youtube). This site has not any control over these cookies, entirely managed by third parties. As a result, the information on the use and the purposes of these, as well as on a possible disabling, is provided directly by third parties.
In particular, the site can make use of the following tools, which generate third-party cookies:
In accordance with a specific agreement with Google, Google is appointed Data Processor, and under this agreement it undertakes to process data in accordance with the Data Controller requests, that are made through the software settings.
Plugin Social Network
Data transfers to non-EU countries
This site may share some of the data collected with services located outside the European Union area. Specifically with Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, through social plugins and the Google Analytics service. The transfer is authorized based on specific decisions of the European Union and the Italian personal data protection Authority; in particular the decision 1250/2016 (Privacy Shield) for which no further consent is required. The aforementioned companies guarantee their adherence to the Privacy Shield.
Should the user consider the processing as non-compliant, he shall report to the supervisory Authority, pursuant to article 77 of Regulations.
More information on third-party policy
For more information on the use of data and their processing by third parties, it is recommended to read the information on the specific pages. In particular, as regards social networks, the main ones are mentioned.
Types of cookies used by Google
Google cookie usage
Google Analytics data protection
Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites (English)
Facebook data regulations
Cookies are connected to the browser used and the majority of Internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically. However, it is possible to check and delete individual cookies by changing the same browser settings. Disabling cookies may prevent the correct use of certain features of the site and / or limit the browsing experience of the user who disables them.
If you do not know the type and version of browser you are using, click on “Help” in the browser window to access all the necessary information.
If you know your browser, click on the one you are using to access the cookies management page.
Furthermore, if you want to disable the saving of Cookies by Google Analitycs, install on your Browser the following add-on:
If the user uses different devices to view and access sites (for example, computers, smartphones, tablets, etc.), he must make sure that each browser on each device is adjusted in order to reflect his own cookie preferences. To delete cookies from the Internet browser of his smartphone / tablet, he must refer to the user manual of the device.
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This policy was last updated on 23rd May 2018.