What are the main types of cookies?
There are two types of cookies:
- Proprietary cookies: subjects to editing and readable only by the domain that created them.
- Third-party cookies: subjects to editing and created by domains external to the one that the user is visiting.
These cookies can also be:
Technical cookies are used for the sole purpose of “transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide such service”. They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner or manager of the website. They can be divided into navigation or session cookies: they guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas.
Profiling cookies create profiles related to the user and are used for the purpose of sending advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user during his navigation on the Internet. Given the particular invasiveness that such devices can have in the private sphere of users, European legislation requires the user to be adequately informed about their use and express their valid consent.
Analysis and performance cookies
These cookies are used to collect and analyze the traffic and use of the site anonymously. These cookies, even without identifying the user, also allow to detect if the same user returns to connect at different times. They also allow you to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be performed without any loss of functionality.
Which cookies use this site
Google Analytics (third-party cookies)
This site uses this type of web analysis service provided by Google Inc. for aggregate statistical information useful for evaluating the use of the website and the activities carried out by the visitor. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers that can also be located in the United States. Google reserves the right to transfer the information collected with its cookie to third parties where this is required by law or where the third party processes information on its behalf. Further information on the management of privacy and / or how to refuse or delete this type of cookies are available at http://www.google.it/intl/it/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
The user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing on his browser the opt-out component provided by Google. To disable the collection of data by Google Analytics, please refer to the link below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Embedded contents (third-party cookies)
This site sometimes uses YouTube videos, social media content on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Google+ and, in general, based on the eventual embeddable content of other platforms. This site cannot control the cookies that these third-party sites provide and for this reason it is advised to inquire directly with each third party to have more control over these cookies. Here are some useful links to the cookies policy of the aforementioned third parties:
Google Maps and Google Fonts (third-party cookies)
This site uses fonts from Google Fonts service or Google Maps embed in some parts of the site. For information on the cookies in question: https://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/.
The user can decide whether to accept cookies using the settings of his browser. The usability of the contents of this site is also possible by completely disabling cookies, as the disabling of “third-party” cookies does not affect the navigability in any way. The setting can be defined specifically for different websites and web applications. In addition, the best browsers allow you to define different settings for “owner” and “third-party” cookies.
Last update: 25/10/2018.