Cookie Policy

Extended guidelines on the use of cookies


This document, pursuant to articles 13 and 122 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 (“privacy code”), as well as on the basis of the provisions of the General Provisions of the Data Protection Agency dated 8 May 2014, supplies users of the site with information on the cookies used.

 

What are cookies?

A “cookie” is a small text file created on the user’s computer at the moment in which it accesses a particular site, with the aim of storing and moving information. Cookies are sent by a web server (which is the computer on which the web site being visited is being executed) to the user’s browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) and memorized on the computer of this last; they are then re-sent to the web site at the time of subsequent visits. While browsing, the user might also receive cookies of different sites on his terminal (so called “third party cookies”), entered directly by managers of the said web sites and used for the aims, and according to the modes, defined by these. This site uses cookies in order to make its own services as efficient and simple to use as possible. In visiting this site, a minimum quantity of information is inserted into the user’s device.

 

Cookies used by this site

Technical cookies

Browsing or session technical cookies used to guarantee normal browsing and use of the web site, in order to enable acquisition and authentication of oneself for accessing private areas of the site, in addition to monitoring its correct functioning. Functional cookies, to allow the user to browse as a function of a series of selected criteria (for example, language, products selected for purchase) with the aim of improving the service offered to the same. Installation of such cookies does not require the previous consent of the user, while the obligation to pass on information pursuant to article 13 of the Code remains, which the site manager, when only using such devices, will be able to supply in the manner he considers most suitable.

Third party technical cookies

Cookies of this type are used to collect information on the use of the Web site by the visitor, the key words used to reach the site, the Web sites visited and the origins of the traffic from which the visitors originate, for marketing campaigns. The owner can use such information to compile reports and improve the Site. Cookies collect information anonymously. Cookies of this type are sent by the Site itself or by third party domains.

Services used

Cookies for integration of third party functions

Cookies of this type are used to integrate third party functionality into the Site (for example, insertion of a video, insertion of maps or social network icons which allow visitors to share the content of the site). The cookies of this category can be sent by domains of partner sites or which, in any case, offer the functionality contained on the site. Agreement to third party cookies may be expressed by the User, in conformity with current applicable regulations, through specific configurations of the browser and of the computer programmes or devices, in order to block the installation of third party cookies The user may have sight of the third party information at the links shown below. The Manager reminds the User that it is possible to change preferences relating to cookies at any time. It is also possible to disable the cookies from the browser at any moment. It should be borne in mind that this operation might impede the User from using some parts of the site.

 Services used

Third party web sites

This web site contains links to other Web sites. These sites have their own information page on privacy which might be different than that adopted by the manager of this site. The manager accepts no responsibility for third party Sites.

This page is consultable through the link on every page of the site pursuant to article 122, second paragraph of Legislative Decree 196/2003 and following the simplified modes for the guidelines and acquisition of agreement for the use of cookies published in the Official Gazette No. 126 dated 3 June 2014 and the related record of provisions No. 229 dated 8 May 2014.

Instructions for the management of cookies in the browser


In many browsers, it is possible to set the rules for managing cookies, site by site, an option which offers a more focused control over one’s own privacy. It is possible to disable the cookies of all sites, with the exception of those deemed reliable.

How to disable the cookies

All browsers contain, in the tools menu, the option of cancelling navigation data. Use this option to eliminate cookies and other site data and plug ins, including memorized data in your own device from Adobe Flash Player (commonly known as cookie Flash).

Chrome

  1. Open the Chrome Browser
  2. Click on the menu on the browser tool bar beside the navigation URL insertion window
  3. Select Settings
  4. Click on Show Advanced Settings
  5. In the “Privacy” section, click on the “Contents setting” button
  6. In the “Cookie” section, it is possible to change the following settings relating to cookies:
    • Allow saving data in local
    • Change the local data only on closing the browser
    • Block sites from setting cookies
    • Block third party cookies and data from sites
    • Manage exceptions for some internet sites
    • Elimination of one or all cookies

For more information, visit the dedicated page: Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the Mozilla Firefox Browser
  2. Click on the menu on the browser tool bar beside the navigation url insertion window
  3. Select Options
  4. Select the Privacy panel
  5. Click on Show Advanced Settings
  6. In the “privacy” section, click on the “Contents setting” button
  7. In the “Tracking” section, it is possible to change the following settings relating to cookies:
    • Ask sites not to carry out any tracking
    • Communicate to sites the willingness to be tracked
    • Do not communicate any preference relating to tracking personal data
    • From the “History” section, enabling “Used personalized settings”, it is possible to accept third party cookies (always, from most visited sites, or never), to memorise them for a determined period (up to their expiry, on closure of Firefox, or ask every time) and remove individual stored cookies

For more information, visit the dedicated page: Firefox

Internet Explorer

  1. Open the Internet Explorer Browser
  2. Click on the tools button and choose Internet Options
  3. Click on the Privacy page and in the Settings section, change the scrolling device as a function of the desired action for cookies:
    • Block all cookies
    • Allow all cookies
    • Selection of sites from which to obtain cookies: move the cursor to an intermediate position in order not to block or allow cookies, then press on sites, in the Web Site Address box, insert an internet web site and then press on Block or Allow

For more information, visit the dedicated page: Internet Explorer

Safari 6

  1. Open the Safari Browser
  2. Click on Safari, select Preferences and press on Privacy
  3. In the Block Cookie section, specify how Safari is to handle cookies from internet sites.
  4. To see which sites have stored cookies, click on Details

For more information, visit the dedicated page: Safari

Safari iOS (mobile devices)

  1. Open the Safari iOS Browser
  2. Touch settings and then Safari
  3. Touch Block Cookie and choose between the various options: “Never”, “From third party and posters” or “Always”
  4. To cancel all cookies stored by Safari, touch Settings, then on Safari and lastly on Cancel Cookies and data

For more information, visit the dedicated page: iOS

How to disable cookies from third party services

Another function present in more recent browsers (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari) and the method of browsing incognito. Browsing incognito can be carried out to avoid visits to web sites or downloads being recorded in the browsing history and downloads. With the browsing incognito mode, all cookies created are cancelled after closure of all incognito browsing windows.

Where can I find further information on cookies and third party cookies?