To increase simplicity of use and maintain the user’s interest, websites use various techniques. One of the
Cookies are small text files that websites store in each user’s computer; these informations are stored in your
browser when you visit a website or a social network with a pc, a smartphone or a tablet.
Each cookie contains different datas: for example the name of the server from which it comes, a numeric
Cookies may reside in the system just for a session (until you close your browser) or for longer periods and
may contain a unique identification code.
In our website we deem useful to inform the user about the type of cookies we use and the purposes for
which they are used.
The aim is to:
- guarantee your privacy;
- ensure the simplicity of use;
- optimize our website’s development.
The cookies stored in your device can not be used to access your hard disk, transmit computer virus or
identify your e-mail address.
The cookies used in our website and their related uses are shown below in more detail.
preferences while surfing in our website. Our purpose here is to improve the experience of our website for
Different cookies are used to different ends.
Here is a list of the most common types of cookies and the purposes for which they are used.
Session cookies are stored temporarily in the computer’s memory while exploring a website, for example to
keep track of the chosen language. The session cookies are stored in the computer for a short period of
time. They are deleted when the user closes the web browser.
Permanent cookies or tracers
Permanent cookies remain in your computer for an extended period of time after the session. This type of
cookie has in fact an expiration date. The permanent cookies allow websites to remember informations and
settings for the next user visit, making browsing more practical and rapid, because, for example, it is no
longer necessary to make a login. On the expiration date, the cookie is automatically deleted when you make
your first access to the website that created it.
These cookies are set by the website itself (with the same domain shown in the address bar of the browser)
and they can only be read by that site. They are commonly used to store informations such as preferences,
to be used in following visits.
These cookies are set from a different domain than the one indicated in the address bar of the browser, or
rather by organizations other than the website owners.
These cookies are used, for example, to collect informations for advertising purposes and content
customization, as well as to process web statistics.
Third-party cookies are used to get information about the users’ browsing habits and are believed to contain
more sensible datas. This is why most web browsers allow you to change the settings so that third-party
cookies are never accepted.
Below is a list of services that could be used on this website and set third-party cookies:
Google Analytics (Google)
to collect Personal Data of the User that are transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the
United States. Google uses these informations to track and examine your website use, compiling
reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website
activity and internet usage. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by
Google. The refusal of using cookies, selecting the appropriate settings in your browser, can
prevent the use of all the website features.
These services allow users to interact with social networks directly from other websites.
Facebook social buttons/widgets (Facebook)
Framework, to guarantee the treatment of personal data in line with all European safety
standards. The service allows users to interact with their social network through another website.
Facebook acquires data related to each visitor browsing the website that uses these functions.
Facebook does not share any information or data in its possession with the Site or the Holder of
the Treatment. For more information on the use of Personal Data by Facebook Inc., please
consult the following link: www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.php
Twitter social buttons/widgets (Twitter)
guarantee a treatment of personal data in line with all European safety standards. The service allows
users to interact with their social network through another website. Twitteracquires data related to each
visitor browsing the website that uses these functions. Twitter does not share any information or data in its
possession with the Site or the Holder of the Treatment. For more information on the use of Personal
Data by Twitter, please consult the following link: http://twitter.com/privacy
Youtube is a service run by Google. Each time you integrate a Youtube video in a web page, Google
stores a number of cookies.
processing programs. To open one of them, just double click on the icon. What follows is a list of links to web
pages that explain how to view cookies using different browsers. If your browser is not present, please refer
to the information provided by the browser about cookies. If you use a mobile phone, refer to its manual for
– Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-yourcomputer
– Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647&topic=14666&ctx=topic
– Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies
– Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?viewlocale=it_IT
Deactivation / activation or deleting cookies
Cookies can be restricted or blocked by your browser settings.
If you don’t want websites to store cookies on your computer at all, set your browser to receive a notification
before storing each cookie. Alternatively, you can set your browser to refuse all cookies or only third-party
cookies. You can also delete all cookies already present in the system. It’s important to emphasize that the
settings must be changed separately on each browser and computer you use.
If you want to block the storage of cookies, the correct functioning of the website will not be guaranteed.
Some site’s functions may not be available and you may not be able to view certain web sites. Furthermore,
blocking the storage of cookies does not remove the display of advertisements. Simply, these will no longer
be customized to your interests and will be repeated more frequently.
The settings are changed following a different procedure for every browser. Please refer to the help manual
of the browser if necessary.
To disable cookies on a mobile phone refer to its manual for further information.
Other cookies / unforeseen cookies
Considering how Internet and websites operate, we won’t always be able to control the cookies that are
stored by third parties through our website. This applies especially in cases in which the web page contains
embedded elements, texts, documents, pictures or short videos that are stored somewhere else, but are
displayed in or through our website.
Therefore, if in our website a cookie not attributable to one of the third-party services listed before was
detected, please inform us. Also consider the possibility to contact those third parties directly to ask
questions about what type of cookies they store, their purpose, their expiration dates and how they ensure
the users’ privacy.
Thank you for your attention.