What are cookies
Cookies are files that contain strings of small size text that, when you visit a web site, are usually stored in the device by the user through the browser used to browse. Through these web file server that hosts the site is able to read the information in those small files each time the client logs on to the same portion of the same web domain.
Cookies do not contain information that can directly identify a user because it does not derive information from files on the PC, however defined profiling Cookies can store our surfing habits, our preferences and be used as a source of information to provide, for example, targeted advertising.
The Guarantor for Privacy has two types of classification: “Technical cookies” and “profiling cookie”. Also there is a distinction between the cookies installed by the owner or operator of the site and so-called third-party cookies “.”
Technical cookies are not used for other purposes and are normally installed by the owner or operator of the website. They can be divided into the navigation cookies or session, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website.
Session cookies are temporarily stored in the device memory when navigating a site, for example, to keep track of the chosen language or authenticate to access restricted areas. The session cookies remain stored in the device for a short period of time. They are in fact deleted when the user closes the browser.
Permanent cookies save a file on the device for a long period of time. This type of cookie has an expiration date. Persistent cookies enable websites to remember information and settings to the subsequent user visits, thus making the most practical exploration and rapid, since, for example, is no longer necessary to log on. On the expiration date, the cookie is automatically deleted when you first log on to the website that created it.
The Analytics cookies are treated as technical cookies when used directly from the web site operator to collect information, in aggregate and anonymous form, the number of users and how they visit the site.
Cookies profiling using the words of the Guarantor, are “aimed at creating their profiles to you and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same part of surfing the net”. To these it is necessary that adequate information and consent request because both the Guarantor that Europe consider them invasive than the privacy of users.
Our Web site makes use of session cookies that are used to store data contained in the forms to avoid having to re-write or data needed to properly use the web applications that may be present;
Following are the third-party websites that are used in our website and you can in turn use persistent cookies also profiling:
Google Analytics (http://www.google.com/analytics)
Google Analytics is a tool of Google Inc. analysis that helps website and app owners to understand how visitors interact with the content they own. You can use a set of cookies to collect information and generate web site usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. Google Analytics counts visits and analyzes the use of the website giving the owner of the site, for example, also have the opportunity to learn about the geographical areas from which the site was visited and other information that are stored in the time of the visit.
Google Maps (http://maps.google.com)
Google Maps is a mapping visualization service run by Google Inc. that dramatically improves the user experience on our web site. Google Maps, in fact, provides detailed information on the location of a specific business establishment or business accommodation on the territory.
Deactivation, activation, or deleting cookies
At any time, the user can restrict or block cookies via your browser settings. If you prefer the web site does not store any cookies on your device, set the browser to be notified before archiving of each cookie. Alternatively, you can set your browser to refuse all cookies or only third-party cookies. You can also delete all cookies already in the system. Importantly, the settings must be changed separately in each browser and device used (PC, notebook, smartphone, tablet, etc.).
Cookies can be disabled and enabled at any time by going to your browser settings used for navigation. (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc.). Because browsers are updated frequently and the platforms that support them are becoming more numerous, you can not provide one suitable guide to all versions of browsers and devices.
You can delete all cookies already in the system, you can simply access the browser settings and choose to delete all navigation data. Importantly, the elimination must be carried out separately on each browser and device used (PC, smartphone, tablet, etc.). More detailed information concerning the procedures on handling cookies (deactivation, activation, elimination and control) are available by consulting the address www.aboutcookies.org