What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of data which are downloaded to your computer, or other device, when you visit a website. Cookies allow us to recognize your computer and improve your experience on our website.
The Italian Data Protection Authority broadly divides cookies into different categories depending on their use and on who sends (sets) the cookie.
Technical cookies are cookies necessary for website navigation or to provide the services offered by the website.
Profiling cookies are cookies used to track user navigation and create a profile of their habits which can then be used to send advertising messages to the users device.
Cookies can also be categorized into first party and third party cookies depending on who sets the cookie.
First party cookies are set directly by the website that you are visiting and can only be accessed by that site.
Third party cookies are set by a different organisation to the owner of the website you are visiting. For example, the website might use a third party analytics company who will set their own cookie to perform this service. The website you are visiting may also contain content embedded from, for example YouTube or Flickr, and these sites may set their own cookies.
Cookies are used in our website only for technical purposes.
Cookies used by our website
The following cookies are set when you visit this website:
– Cookie Consent – Used to memorize the state of the user’s consent to cookies for the current domain – Type: HTTP/Cookie – 13 months
– NID – Tracking cookies set by Google to protect users against known sites intrusive- Type: HTTP/Cookie – 6 months
– Device Pixel Ratio – Type : HTTP/Cookie – 6 days
– _ga – Used by Google to distinguish unique users – 2 years
– _gat – Used by Google Analytics to limit the frequency of requests
Managing cookies in your browser
If you do wish to restrict or block cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your web browser settings. To understand these settings for some commonly used browsers, the following links may be helpful:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/how-to-manage-cookie-in-internet-explorer-9>
Managing Cookies for sharing on social networks and third party cookies
Our site may contain icons linked to social networks (such as Facebook or Twitter) so that you can share the site’s contents on social networks or give your opinion (for example ‘Like’, ‘Share’, ‘Tweet’ etc.).
If you are connected to a social network while you browse our site then your browser will set up a connection between the network and the site.
If you click on a social network icon that is on the site, then plug-ins (small software components) transmit the information relating to the social network, which publishes them on your account.
If you want to avoid any connection between a social network and the site then you will need to log off the social network before you view our site.
Twitter : https://twitter.com/settings/security
Managing Google Analytics Cookies
To prevent cookies being placed on your browser for audience measurement purposes, you will need to download and install the opt-out plug-in that can be accessed from this link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=it