Cookies are text files that a website sends to the users’ terminals and that enable the site manager to store some of the data transmitted by the user’s browser during navigation. Cookies are used for computer authentication, for monitoring sessions and saving specific information regarding the users that access the server; a very large number of cookies are normally present in every user’s browser. While visiting a website, the user can also receive cookies sent by other sites or web servers (referred to as “third-party cookies”), which can contain elements (such as images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages of other dominions) present in the website that the user is visiting.
- technical cookies
used to hold information that is used between visits to the website, or used for technical purposes and to improve site browsing. This information enables sites to recognise you as a returning visitor or user and to behave accordingly. The duration of persistent cookies is fixed by the website and can vary between a few minutes to 1 year.
- analytical cookies
Analytical cookies, also referred to as “analytics”, make it possible to produce detailed statistics on website use, such as page views, number of visitors, time spent by users in the site and source through which they accessed the site. Analytics cookies are assimilated with technical cookies when used directly by the website manager to gather information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and on the way they visit the website.
- profiling cookies
Profiling cookies are designed to create user profiles and are used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by users during web navigation, sharing this information with other subjects, such as advertisers.
you may prevent the installation of any kind of cookie by changing your browser settings. However, if you choose to remove or block technical cookies, your decision may affect various website features or services, slowing down or disturbing your navigation. We also inform you that you can always adjust your browser settings to delete the cookies installed in your device.
To find out how to prevent the installation of cookies or to remove cookies already present in your device, you may read the following instructions according to the browser you use.
DISABLING COOKIES COULD PREVENT THE CORRECT USE OF SOME FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE, in particular the services provided by third parties may not be accessible, and therefore may not be viewable:
- YouTube videos or other video sharing services;
- the social buttons of social networks;
- Google maps.