Information on cookies according to European legislation
1. WHAT ARE COOKIES? What are cookies? A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your PC, tablet, smartphone or other terminal (hereinafter referred to as the “Device”) when you access our web page or run our application.
Cookies allow us to store and retrieve information on your browsing habits or on the Device from which you access in general anonymously and, depending on the information they contain, if you are previously registered, allow us to recognize you as a user or customer.
The information we obtain refers to the number of pages you visit, the language, the place from which you access, the number of new users, the frequency and repetition of your visits, the duration of your visit, the browser or the device through which you connect or run the application.
2. WHICH COOKIES DOES THIS WEBSITE USE?
Cookies of this type are necessary for the proper operation of some areas of the website. Cookies in this category include both persistent cookies and session cookies:
· Persistent cookies: once the browser is closed, they are not destroyed but remain up to a preset expiration date
· Session cookies: they are destroyed every time the browser is closed
In the absence of these cookies, the website or some of its portions may not work properly. Therefore, they are always used, regardless of the user’s preferences. Cookies in this category are always sent from our domain.
List of cookies used:
- _utma / _utmz / _ga / _gat
Cookies used by the third-party service Google analitycs. They are used only to identify users who visit the website (it contains identifiers).
- PHPSESSID (duration of the browsing session)
Cookie used by PHP to track sessions (it contains a unique identifier for your session on the website).
Profiling cookies are designed to create user profiles and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user while surfing the net. Due to the particular invasiveness that such devices may have in the private sphere of users, European and Italian legislation provides that the user must be adequately informed about their use and thus express their valid consent.
They are referred to in Art. 122 of the Privacy Code where it provides that “the storage of information in the terminal equipment of a contractor or a user or access to information already stored is permitted only provided that the contractor or user has given his/her consent after has been informed with the simplified procedures referred to in Article 13 of the Privacy Code, paragraph 3″.
Our website does not use profiling cookies; however, third-party services, used for sharing functionality or specific plug-ins, can make use of them. In this regard, we invite you to read the paragraph on third-party cookies and find out about the related usage policies.
Third party cookies:
Third-party service analysis cookies
These cookies are used in order to collect information on the use of the website by users anonymously such as: pages visited, time spent, origins of the traffic of origin, geographical origin, age, gender and interests for the purpose of marketing campaigns. These cookies are sent from third-party domains external to the website.
Cookies to integrate third-party software products and functions
This type of cookie integrates functions developed by third parties within the pages of the website such as icons and preferences expressed in social networks in order to share the contents of the website or for the use of third-party software services (such as software for generating maps and additional software offering additional services). These cookies are sent from third-party domains and from partner websites that offer their functionality on the pages of the website.
Source: Google YouTube
Cookies: GEUP (2 years duration), PREF (8 months duration), VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE (8 months duration), YSC (Current session duration)
3. HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES BY CONFIGURING THE BROWSER?