What are cookies and how we use them
A cookie is a text file that is stored on computers, tablets, mobile phones and any device used to browse the Internet, able to store navigation information and user preferences.
While browsing we may collect information about traffic flow and visits to the pages of our website. Any information obtained through cookies will be treated and stored securely.
The purpose of using cookies is to personalize the access to the website, optimizing navigation and operation of the site.
Types of cookies
Cookies can be classified into:
– Session Cookies: which are removed as the user closes the browser and, therefore, have a limited life to your visit;
– Permanent Cookies: which are in the device used to browse the Internet for a fixed term. These cookies have expiration dates typical and, therefore, their duration varies according to the cookie used.
– Cookies Cookies owners and third parties: depending on whether they belong to the website owner or to a third party.
For our websites and other online services we use the following types of cookies:
1. Cookie strictly necessary
These cookies are essential to navigate on our web sites and use the various functions (for example, allow the user to access the restricted area of the website).
2. Cookies and Third Party Cookies Social media
Some pages allow viewing Youtube videos.
3. Cookies Acceptance use
At any time, you can refuse to accept all or some of the cookies used by this website simply by selecting, on your browser, the settings that allow you to reject them.
Each browser has specific configuration instructions. More information on the procedures to follow to disable cookies can be found on the website of the supplier of the browser.
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it
Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookie
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
Apple Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5049
By disabling cookies, you can still use some parts of the website, but some services may not be usable.
As noted above, the duration depends on the nature of cookies: session cookies expire when the user closes the browser; Persistent cookies have expiration dates that typical, unless particular exceptions, do not exceed 20 years.