- What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are stored on the browser or hard drive of your computer or mobile device when you visit a webpage. These files are then resent to the websites the next time they are visited by the user.
Cookies allow websites to remember your actions and preferences (such as login data, language selection, font size, other view settings and more) so that they don’t need to be specified again when you come back to visit said website or browse its pages.
So, cookies are used for login, monitoring sessions and storing information about the activities of the users who access a website, and may also include a unique ID which allows to track your browsing experience on the website for statistical purposes. There are several types and categories of cookies, based on their characteristics and functions.
Duration of Storage Explanation of cookie Session Session Cookies contain the information that is used in the current browser session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser Persistent Remains stored on your terminal device until it reaches the predefined expiration date Responsible party Explanation of cookie First party Placed by the data controller (or any of its processors) operating the website visited by you, as defined by the URL that is usually displayed in the browser address bar (meaning: placed by us) Third party Placed by data controllers that do not operate the website currently visited by you (meaning: not placed by us) Category of cookie Explanation of cookie
Cookies used to allow the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary to provide a service you expressly request. In other words, these cookies are strictly necessary for the functioning of the Website or to allow you to enjoy the contents and services you request. To install these cookies, the user’s consent is not necessary. Analytic cookies Cookies used directly by the website operator (these are also known as first-party or proprietary cookies). This type of cookie permits the website to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users who visit the site and the methods through which they do so – or, where these are provided by third parties, when instruments have been adopted in order to reduce ease of identification (for example, by masking a significant portion of the IP address). Functionality cookies Cookies which allow the user to navigate in function of a set of selected criteria (such as, for example, the language, the products selected in a purchase) in order to better meet the user’s needs. Profiling cookies Cookies used to create user profiles and send advertising materials which correspond with the preferences demonstrated by the user while browsing online do require prior user consent.
- How to manage cookie preferences also through the browser
Most modern browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser. Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings so that you can authorise, block or delete cookies. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details.
- Which cookies does this website use?
The non-authorisation of third-party cookies does not have any effect on use of the website; however, since these cookies are sent exclusively by third parties, and in light of the fact that the website operator does not control the sending of these cookies to the user terminal, the latter can only be disabled by accessing the consent forms provided by the above-mentioned third parties, if available, or alternatively, through the browser settings.The links to the privacy policies and any consent forms for use of third-party cookies on this site are provided below.
This web-site uses third-party analytical cookies (Google) for mere statistical purposes. We have taken steps to reduce the identifying power of cookies and do not allow data to be crossed. For more information, please refer to the links below:
In general, however, it is always possible to selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing on your browser the opt-out component provided by Google at the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
The main cookies in use by our website are:
Cookie name Type Description of the purpose Expiration time First or third-party cookie How to block the cookie __utma Analytical cookies Used to distinguish users and sessions 10 minutes Third party https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout __utmb Analytical cookies User drop-out rate (approximate value) – required for third party service Google Analytics. 30 minutes Third party https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout __utmc Analytical cookies User drop-out rate (approximate value) – required for third party service Google Analytics. Lasts until the browser is closed. Session Third party https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout __utmz Analytical cookies User origin – required for third party service Google Analytics. 6 months Third party https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout __utmt Analytical cookies Manages the throttle of requests to the Google Analytics service. 30 minutes Third party https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout _ga Analytical cookies The _ga cookie is part of Google Analytics, and is used to distinguish users. This cookie does not contain any of your personal information. 2 Years Third party https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, SIDCC, GAPS, HSID, AID, NID, PREF Technical cookie Third-party Google Map technical cookies: unique identifiers for the features required by Google map maps. 6 months Third party https://policies.google.com/technologies/managing _uv_id Technical cookie 2 Years Third party https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/62931 bcookie Technical cookie Browser’s ID cookie 2 Years Third party https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/62931 language Technical cookie Session Third party https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/62931 lang Technical cookie Session Third party https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/62931 CookieControl Technical cookie Used only to remember the user’s preferences on our domain 1 Day First party
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