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Use of cookies

This website uses cookies in order to render its services as efficient and user-friendly as possible. Thus, when a user visits the website, a small amount of information is installed on the user’s device, in small text files called “cookies”, saved in the directory of the web browser used on the device. There are various types of cookies, but essentially the main purpose of a cookie is to ensure the website operates more efficiently and to enable certain functions.

Cookies are used to improve the user’s overall browsing experience.
In particular:

They make browsing from one page to another on the website much smoother.
They save the user name and the indicated preferences.
They prevent the need for users to enter the same information (such as user name and password) multiple times during the one visit to the website.
They measure the use of services by users in order to optimise the browsing experience and the services themselves.
They present targeted advertising information based on the interests and behaviour of users browsing the website.
There are various types of cookies. Below is a list of the types of cookies that may be used on the website, with a description of their purpose.
Technical cookies
Cookies of this type are needed in order for certain areas of the website to function properly. This category of cookies includes persistent cookies and session cookies. If these cookies are not available, the website or some areas of it may not function correctly. Therefore, they are always used, regardless of the preferences set by the user. These cookies are always sent from our domain.

Analytic cookies
Cookies of this type are used to collect information on the use of the website. The data controller uses this information for statistical analysis, to improve and simplify the use of the website, as well as to monitor correct functioning of the same. These cookies collect information on the activity of users on the website, how they landed on the website and the pages they visited, in an anonymous form. The cookies in this category are sent by the website itself or third party domains.

Third party tracking cookies
Cookies of this type are used to collect information on how visitors use the website, keywords used to find the site, the websites they have visited and the origins of the traffic which visitors come from for marketing campaigns. The data controller can use this information to compile reports and improve the website. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form. Cookies of this type are sent by the website itself or third party domains.

Cookies used to integrate third party functions
Cookies of this type are used to integrate third party functions on the website (for example, feedback forms or social network icons that allow visitors to share the website contents). Cookies in this category can be sent by website domains of partners or those providing the functions available on the website.

The data controller does not require the user’s express consent for technical cookies, as these are strictly necessary for the provision of the service.

For the other types of cookies, consent may be given by the user, in accordance with regulations in force, using the easy and intuitive settings for the browser and the computer programs or devices used to surf the website. The data controller reminds users that cookie preference settings can be amended at any moment in time. The use of cookies can also be disabled in the browser settings at any moment in time, but this operation could prevent users from using certain areas of the website.
Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites which have their own privacy policies. These privacy policies may differ from that adopted by the data controller, who therefore declines all and any responsibility concerning third party websites.

Pursuant to article 122 paragraph two of Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003, data subjects grant their consent to the use of such cookies through the individual settings selected for the browser used to surf the website, and they are entitled, at any moment in time, to inform the data controller of their decisions concerning the data managed by the cookies that their browser has accepted.

HOW CAN I DISABLE COOKIES?

Most browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc.) are configured to accept cookies. However, most browsers allow users to control and also disable cookies through the browser settings.
To find out more about cookies, including how to manage and disable third-party or marketing/retargeting cookies, visit www.youronlinechoices.com (website in Italian).
If you wish to delete any cookie files that may be present on your computer, read your browser instructions, clicking on “Help” in the relevant menu.
You can also find further information on cookies and how to manage them on the website www.aboutcookies.org (website in English) or by clicking Help/Guide in your browser menu.

For further information, see also:
http://www.garanteprivacy.it/web/guest/home/docweb/-/docweb-display/docweb/2142939 (Website in Italian)