Information on the processing of personal data (art. 13 GDPR 2016/679)
What are cookies?
Cookies are the fine lines of small text that a website can send, whilst browsing the internet, on whichever device, a PC, a notebook, a smart-phone, or a tablet, etc; in normal circumstances cookies are stored directly on the browser that’s being used. The same website which transmits them may read and register the cookies which are found on the same device being used to obtain different kinds of information. Cookies are used for different purposes; to carry out computer authentication, session monitoring of information about specific configuration storage regarding users accessing the server etc. Further information regarding cookies can be found on; www.allaboutcookies.org
How many types of cookies are there?
There are two fundamental macro-categories which have different characteristics. These are; technical cookies and third-party cookies. Technical cookies are generally necessary to enable the website to function in the correct way, and to allow us to browse; without them, we wouldn’t be able to visualize the pages correctly and neither could we use any services. For example it is essential in order to keep the user logged-in, whilst browsing the website, to use a technical cookie, so that language and visual settings may be memorized and so-on.
Technical Cookies can be further distinguished in:
*Navigation or session cookies, which guarantee normal browsing and the use of the website.
*Functional Cookies, which allow the user to browse according to a series of selected criteria. ( i.e. the language, the products, selected for purchase ) in order to improve the service.
*Analyctic cookies which are similar to technical cookies and used by the site manager to collect information in a group on the number of users, and on how they visit the site.
Technical cookies can also be provided by third parties, ( so-called “third- party cookies ), and can correspond to all types indicated above, and can be managed anonymously in a group, or in a way that allows to identify the website, even if they are occasional browsers. Finally, there are also profiling cookies which have the task of profiling the user, and are used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user while browsing.
Which cookies does this site use?
This site uses technical direct, or third-party cookies, aimed at ensuring the correct functioning of the site without which browsing would not be possible. Analytic cookies are also used, in order to collect information on the number of users and on how to browse the same site.
The cookies described above are all collected and analyzed anonymously and in a group. Lastly, the use of profiling cookies is excluded in any form.
Third party cookies
This site uses third-party cookies “Google Analytics”, a statistical analysis service provided and managed by Google that allows you to analyze, anonymously, how users visit this site. The information generated by the cookie on the use of the website by the user (including IP address) are transmitted and stored on Google servers. These are useful addresses to better understand the privacy of Google Analytics, and find the consent collection forms:
The user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing the opt-out component provided by Google on their browser. To disable the function of Google Analyctics, please refer to the link below:
If preferred, for Google Analytics not to use the data collected in any way, the configuration of each browser can be changed differently. This is described in the “Help Instructions” of your browser, which will enable you to understand how to change your choices.
Please refer to the following links to access the clarifications provided by your browsers:
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/9564?co=GENIE. Platform%3DDesktop&h1=it
However you will be able to use the site even if you have decided to deactivate the monitoring function. If your browser does not accept permanent cookies, then it will not be technically possible to register the opt-out. Please use the functions on your browser to deactivate monitoring (see the website www.allaboutcookies.org).
In order to delete cookies from the internet browser of you smart-phone, tablet, you must refer to the user manual of the device.
Social Network Cookies
Social network cookies allow for the user’s profile on social networks to interact with this site. These cookies are not essential for the operation of this website. The most common use is that of sharing content. The management of the information collected by “third parties” is controlled by the relevant information that can be verified within the social networks themselves.