This statement also draws on Recommendation no. 2/2001 which the European Authorities for the protection of personal data, in the Working Group established by Article 29 of Directive no. 95/46/CE, adopted on 17 May 2001 to determine some minimum requirements regarding the collection of personal data online, and, in particular, the methods, timeframes and nature of the information that data controllers must provide to users when they connect to websites, regardless of their reasons for connecting.
All in light of the changes introduced by the European Regulation on the Protection of Personal Data, GDPR 679/2016 to the law n. 196/2003 – Privacy Code, implemented within the Italian legal system by means of Legislative Decree n. 101 of 10 August 2018.
Cookies are small files of text that websites send to and register on your device during your navigation on the sites themselves. Such cookies are retransmitted to the websites during your next visit to the same website. The cookies record user actions and preferences so that it is no longer necessary to renew such indications when you visit the website again in the future or during navigation from one page to another. Cookies, therefore, can serve to execute user authentications, to monitor sessions and to memorise information about users who access the website. They can also contain a unique identification code to keep track of user activity on the website for the purposes of statistics or advertising.
Types of cookies
Cookies, classified according to their characteristics and functions, may remain on the user’s device for different periods of time: session cookies, for example, are automatically cancelled when the browser is closed; persistent cookies remain on the user’s device until an established end of validity date.
- Analytical cookies, if used directly by a web master to collect information in aggregate form about the number of users on a website and about how the same users visit the website itself.
- Navigation or session cookies that guarantee normal navigation and fruition of a website (allowing, for example, for making purchases or providing valid credentials for access to other reserved areas).
- Functional cookies that allow for navigation based on a series of selective criteria (such as the language or the products chosen for purchase) in order to improve the service rendered to the user.
Profiling cookies, on the other hand, meaning those configured to create a user profile for the purpose of sending advertising messages aligned with the preferences expressed by the user during web navigation, must be authorised in advance by the user.
What types of cookies are used on this website
This website makes use of technical cookies, meaning navigation and session cookies that are required for proper functioning of the website and enable the user to access the content and services as requested by the same. Analytical cookies provide insight as to how the website is used by users. These cookies do not gather information about the user’s identity or any personal data. Information is elaborated in aggregate and anonymous form. Functional cookies allow for navigation based on a series of selective criteria (such as the language or the products chosen for purchase) in order to improve the service rendered to the user. Third-party cookies, that is cookies from websites or web servers other than this one, are used to promote the purposes of such third parties. For more information about the elaboration of personal data as provided in article 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 – Privacy Code, see the specific Privacy Statement.
How to manage cookies in the leading browsers
The user can (totally or partially) authorize, block or cancel cookies by means of the specific functions available in the navigation programme or browser. However, if all or some of the cookies are disabled, it may not be possible to consult the website, some services or website functions may not be available or may not function correctly and/or the user may have to modify or manually insert some information or preferences on each new visit to the website.
For more information and instructions about how to set cookie preferences in the browser in use on the device, click on the relevant link below:
– Internet Explorer
Third party cookies on this website
Third party profiling cookies are those configured to create a user profile for the purpose of sending advertising messages aligned with the preferences expressed by the user during web navigation. Third-party cookies are cookies from websites or web servers other than this one, used to promote the purposes of such third parties. We cannot exercise any specific control over such parties and their cookies. For more information about such cookies, their characteristics, functionalities and granting specific consent for their use, contact the relative third parties directly. The user normally has the option to block use of third party cookies by means of the specific option in the user’s own browser programme (see above).
More instruments and information about management of consent for use of third party cookies are available on the http://www.youronlinechoices.com website
Third party services used by this website that may install cookies, including profiling cookies, on your device are listed below:
Google Analytics with anonymized IP
Google Analytics is a service of statistical analysis for websites provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Through this service, Google collects a series of personal data of visitors to the site and uses them to track and examine how they use the site. This version of Google Analytics is “anonymized”, then the data of the visitors come to Google but their IP address is made anonymous and therefore not attributable to specific individual visitor. The service can install third-party cookies.