COOKIES POLICY

This policy has been prepared in accordance with Directive 2002/58/EC, as amended by Directive 2009/136/EC, with regard to cookies.

NATURE AND PURPOSE OF COOKIES

Cookies are created by portions of code transmitted by a web server to the user’s browser and are stored on the hard drive of the given device. The transmission of cookies allows for automatic access and for the storage of data on the device being used. In essence, cookies make it possible to identify the device when accessing a given site.

More information about cookies may be found at the following sites: www.cookiechoices.org and www.allaboutcookies.org

DIGITAL COOKIES

The purpose of digital cookies is to enable activities that are strictly related to the functioning of this site. The cookies used by this site may be divided into the following categories:

  • Navigation cookies, which are used to save navigation preferences and to optimize the user’s navigation experience. Computer systems and software procedures used for the functioning of this web site acquire, over the course of their normal operation, certain personal information the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This information is not gathered in order to be associated with the parties concerned, but could, due to their nature and by way of processing and association with data held by third parties, allow for identification of the user. This category of data includes: IP addresses or the domain names of the computers used by the users who connect to the site; the Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) of the resources requested; the time of such request; the method used to submit the request to the server; the size of the file received in response; the code indicating the status of the response provided by the server (success, error, etc.); and other parameters related to the user’s operating system and computing environment. This data is used solely for the purpose of obtaining anonymous statistics on site use and to ensure proper functioning, and is deleted immediately after processing. The data may be used to determine liability in the event of alleged computer crimes against the site; apart from such cases, data regarding web visits are not stored for more than seven days;
  • Analytics cookies, which are used to acquire statistics concerning the ways in which users navigate the site. This data is processed anonymously and in aggregate form;
  • Functionality cookies, including those of third parties, which are used to activate specific functions of this online space as needed to provide or improve the service.

These cookies do not require prior consent by the user in order to be installed and used in that they contain no information that would enable the user to be identified.

TYPES OF COOKIES USED BY THIS SITE

Specifically, the following are the cookies used by this site:

  • Language selection:
    icl_current_language e icl_current_admin_language
    These cookies contain information on the language set for the user’s browser.
  • Google Analytics:
    Google Analytics uses the page tag known as the Google Analytics Tracking Code (GATC). The cookies saved are indispensable to tracking site visitors. If not gathered, it would not be possible to identify or track such visitors.

MANAGING THE COOKIES SAVED BY YOUR BROWSER

Users may manage cookie preferences directly within their browsers and may, for example, prevent third parties from installing new ones. In the browser’s preferences, it is also possible to eliminate previously installed cookies, including any cookies that contain consent for cookies to be installed by this site.

However, it should be noted that disabling all cookies could compromise the proper functioning of this site and the execution of any related services.