Information about cookies
What is a cookie?
What is a cookie? A cookie is a small text file that is stored by the computer when a website is visited by a user. The text stores information that the website is able to read in the moment in which it is seen at a later time. Some of these cookies are necessary for the proper operation of the website, others are useful to the visitor because they can safely store such as the user name or language settings. The advantage of having cookies installed on your PC is to no longer need to fill out the same information each time you want to access a website visited previously.
- Offer you a feature suited to our website
- Remember settings during visits and between one visit and the other
- Increase the speed and security of the website
- Improve/customize your navigation
- Make marketing more efficient (keeping track of what works best for our visitors and offering relevant content)
- Make our website easier to use
- Provide generally better online experience
Cookies are not dangerous and do not constitute in themselves a threat to online privacy since we do not store sensitive data. On this website cookies are NOT ever used for the following purposes:
- Collect personal information that can identify the person (without explicit permission)
- Collect sensitive information
- Transmit personal data to third parties
For more detailed and accurate information on cookies please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org/
What are the different types of cookies?
Necessary Cookies or First party cookies: these cookies are sent directly from the website and can only be read by this website and are used to ensure the proper functioning of the website and concern, in particular, settings and preferences. Third party cookies: these cookies are used mainly by google for the following services: analytics, AdSense and YouTube. Third-party cookies are set by third parties; they can be tracking and are read during a visit to other websites in order to improve user navigation. Specific tracking cookies (referring also to anonymous visitors) are used to count how many people have visited our site, how long they have navigated the website and which page they liked more. This information helps us to continually improve our website. These cookies also communicate, anonymously, as to how many people have visited this website and if they have ever been here before. These features allow us to improve the navigation of visitors and ensure the development of the website that meets their expectations.
What cookies do we use?
The cookies used on our website have been grouped according to the categorization of the cookie of the International Chamber of Commerce of the United Kingdom to more easily explain what they are for.
1. Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to the operation of our website. The legislation does not require the consent of the Users regarding strictly necessary cookies since they are essential to enable us to provide the services of this website.
2. Performance cookies
Performance cookies help us simply to improve the way our website works. We use these cookies to analyse how our visitors use our website and to monitor performance. They tell us how people use each page, which pages are most viewed and/or if there were errors. This allows us to provide a high quality experience and quickly identify and resolve any problem that may arise.
We may use performance cookies to:
- Store your preferences to see which method of connection between the pages is more effective
- Allow the analytical network to provide anonymous statistics about how you use our website
- Provide assistance for handling errors while helping to improve the website with the evaluation of all the errors that occur
3. Feature cookies
We use feature cookies to provide improved services such as allow you to watch a video online. The legislation does not require the consent of the Users regarding the feature cookies. We inform registered members that using the social network, publishing a video from YouTube or Vimeo, connecting on Twitter, uploading a link, posting on Facebook or twitter, could be installed
How long cookies remain on your computer? On the website you can use two types of cookies: session and persistent. Session cookies – they are temporary cookies that remain on the device until the User leaves the website. Persistent cookies – they remain stored on the hard disk until the User delete them or they reach their expiration date. These cookies may, for example, be used to remember user preferences while using the website.
How do I turn off cookies?
You can change your browser to turn off cookies through a very simple procedure. Warning: disabling cookies both username and password will no longer be stored on the login box of the website.
- Open Firefox
- Press the “Alt” key on the keyboard
- In the toolbar at the top of the browser, select “Tools” and then “Options”
- Then select the tab “Privacy”
- Go to “Settings History,” and then “Use custom settings”. Uncheck “Accept cookies from websites” and save preferences.
- 1. Open Internet Explorer
- Click on “Tools” and then “Internet Options”
- Select the “Privacy” tab and move the slider to the privacy level you want to set (up to block all cookies or down to allow all of them)
- Then click on OK
- Open Google Chrome
- Click on the “Tools”
- Select “Settings” and then “Advanced Settings”
- Select “Content settings” under “Privacy”
- In the tab “Cookies” you can deselect the cookies, and save preferences
- Open Safari
- Choose “Preferences” in the toolbar, then select the panel “Security” in the dialog box that follows
- In the section “Accept Cookies” you can specify if and when Safari should save the cookies from websites. For more information click on the Help button (labelled with a question mark)
- For more information about cookies that are stored on your computer, click “Show Cookies”
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