What are they?
Cookies are small text files stored on users’ computers or mobile devices while they are browsing our website.
What’s their Purpose?
Types of Cookies
Cookies fall into the following categories.
Session cookies. Cookies automatically deleted when the user turns off his or her browser.
Persistent cookies. Cookies that remain stored on the user’s device until a specific date (in terms of minutes, days or years from the creation/updating of the cookie).
Third party cookies. Cookie stored on behalf of third parties.
Individual cookies can be controlled and eliminated by the settings menu for most browsers. However, this could prevent the use of some of the functions on our website.
Find out more on www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
To optimise your experience when managing cookies, we have organised those on this website into four categories, according to their purpose: essential, comfort, performance and advertising.
Essential: Such cookies are essential for the regular operation of our website and relative functions. Example: authentication cookies.
Comfort: Such cookies improve the comfort and usability of websites and provide several functions. For example, comfort cookies can be used to store the results of searches, language settings and font dimensions.
Performance: Such cookies collect information about how websites are used. Performance cookies help us, for example, to establish which sections are the most popular on our website. This allows us to adapt the contents on our website pages to your wishes and at the same time improve the website services provided.
Advertising: Such cookies are used to customise communication of information and advertising according to the user’s interests, for example on the basis of the pages visited.
Which Cookies does this Website Use?
If you have an account and access to this website, a temporary cookie will be used to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain personal data and is deleted when you turn off your browser.
When you gain access, several cookies will be used to save your access information and viewing options. Access cookies last two days, whereas viewing cookies last one year. If you select ‘Remember me’, access will persist for two weeks. When you leave your account, the access cookies will be removed.
Google Analytics is the Google analysis instrument that assists website and app owners in understanding how visitors interact with the contents concerning them. This service may use a set of cookies to collect information and generate statistics regarding use of websites without providing personal information about individual visitors to Google. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is ‘_ga’. Further information at: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=it.
A Facebook Pixel cookie is also installed, with which we monitor the conversions shown on the website as a result of what we post on Facebook. Facebook compares a conversion event with the group of people to whom the post was exposed or who clicked on it, for the purpose of providing information that will help us analyse our return on investment for advertising costs.
These cookies can only be used for such purposes if the user gives consent.