INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES

WHAT ARE “COOKIES”
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on a user’s computer or mobile device by a website and which can be read or retrieved by the same website or server. Cookies contain information which enables the website to remember, for example, the user’s preferences or, if we are talking about e-commerce, the products placed in the shopping cart. The Directive on Electronic Communications and the Provisions from the Privacy Authority of 8 May 2014, no. 229, regarding “Identification of the simplified methods for informing subjects about, and acquiring their consent to, the use of cookies”, provide for the use of cookies that may be permitted only with the user’s consent.

BROWSER COOKIES
Our site may use cookies to improve the user experience. The user’s web browser saves these cookies on the user’s computer or device in order to keep track of the visit.
Users may modify their web browser settings to disable cookies, or to receive a warning when a cookie is sent.
If any of these options are set, some parts of the Site may not function properly.

THE COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE AND HOW TO WITHHOLD CONSENT TO THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
On this site:
• IT techniques are not used in any way to directly acquire a user’s personal identifying data
• cookies are not used to transmit information of a personal nature
• user tracking systems are not used (i.e. so-called persistent cookies)
• the use of so-called session cookies is strictly limited to sending session identifying data needed to allow secure and efficient browsing of the site and, once the connection has been broken, these session cookies are not stored.

FOR THE SITES THAT USE GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. which, by using proprietary cookies, allows a website to analyse how users use it. The information generated by the cookies on the use of the website (including your anonymous IP address) will be transmitted to and stored on Google servers in the United States. Google will use this information to analyse how you use the website, to compile reports on site activities for the website managers and operators, and to provide other services related to the website activities and use of the internet. Google may also transfer this information to a third party where this is required by law or where such a third party processes the aforementioned information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address to any other data that Google may hold. You may disable the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser, even if this might hinder the use of some or even all of this website’s functionality.
To disable analytical cookies and to prevent Google Analytics from collecting browsing data, you may download the browser add-on to disable Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
• It may be possible, on some pages of the site, for third parties to set their own cookies in order to trace the operation of their application or to personalise the application for you.
For example, when you share an article using a social media button found on the site, the social media network that created the button will record your action.

BROWSER SETTINGS: HOT TO CHECK COOKIES
The “Help” section in the user’s browser should be able to assist in managing cookie settings. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may modify your browser settings so that you are notified whenever a website wishes to set a cookie. It is also possible to delete cookies which are stored on your device at any time, through the browser’s settings.

Internet Explorer
https://support.microsoft.com/it-it/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Google Chrome
https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=it-IT&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies

Mozilla Firefox
http://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Bloccare%20i%20cookie?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Blocking+cookies

Apple Safari
http://www.apple.com/it/privacy/use-of-cookies/