1.What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that the sites visited by users send to their terminals , where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites on your next visit . Cookies of so called " third parties " are , instead , set by another website than the one that the user is visiting. This is because each site can present elements ( images , maps , sounds , specific links to web pages in other domains , etc . ) that reside on different servers than the site visited.

2. What cookies are used for?
Cookies are used for different purposes: execution of authentication information , monitoring sessions , storing information about specific configurations about users accessing the server , the preference storage , etc .

3. What are " technical " cookies?
They are cookies used to make browsing or provide a service requested by the user. They aren't used for other purposes and usually installed by the owner of the website. Without the use of these cookies , some operations may not be made or would be more complex and / or less secure , such as home banking activities ( display of the account statement , bank , pay bills , etc . ), for the such as cookies , which allow you to make and keep the user identification with the session , are indispensable.

4. Analytics' cookies are "technical" cookies?
No. The Guarantor (see measure 8 May 2014) stated that may be treated as technical cookie only if used for optimization of the site by the owner of the site , which may collect aggregate information on the number of users and how they visit the site. Under these conditions, for Analytics' cookies are in force the same rules , with regard to disclosure and consent , provided for technical cookies .

5. What are " profiling " cookies?
They are cookies used to track the user's navigation on the network and create profiles on his tastes , habits , choices , etc . Thanks to these cookies, can be transmitted to the user's terminal advertising messages in line with the preferences already expressed by the user in his online navigation.

6. The user's consent It's necessary for the installation of cookies on his terminal?
It depends on the purpose for which cookies are used and , therefore , if cookies are " technical " or " profiling " . For the installation of technical cookies isn't required users' consent , while it's compulsory to give the informative (art . 13 of the Codice Privacy) . Profiling cookies, instead , can be installed on the user's terminal only if he's given its consent after being informed of a simplified arrangement .
 

The types of cookies we use

Cookies needed

These cookies are essential to allow users to move around the site and make full use of its features, such as access the various protected areas of the site. Without these cookies certain necessary services , such as filling out a form for a competition , can not be enjoyed.
 

Performance cookie

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website , for example , which are the most visited pages , if you get error messages from web pages . These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information collected through cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous . They are only used to improve the performance of a web site . By using our website , you agree that these cookies can be installed on your device.
The Performance cookies used on our site are _ga and _gat Analytics' cookies.
 
Cookie's name Expiration date Description
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish unique users by assigning them a number randomly generated as a client identifier. Is included in every page request in a site and used to calculate visitor , session and campaign data for the analysis report of the sites.
_gat 10 minutes Used to speed up page load , limiting the collection of data on high-traffic sites.
 

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Functionality cookies

These cookies allow the site to remember the choices made by the user (such as name, language or region of origin) and provide advanced customized features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes to the text size , font and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They can also be used to provide services you have asked for, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information gathered from these types of cookies can be made ​​anonymous and not able to track your browsing activity on other websites .

 

How to block cookies

Internet Explorer

  • Click the gear icon in the top right of the browser
  • Select " Internet Options " , then click on the "Privacy" tab and then on the " Advanced" button
  • Put a check mark next to " Override automatic cookie handling " and select " Block " under the " Override automatic cookie handling " and under the heading " Third-party Cookies " to disable their cookies
  • Then click " OK "
NB. To allow cookies only from certain sites, click the "Sites" button, enter the URL of the site you want and click "Allow" .
To activate the " Do Not Track " , click the gear icon at the top right , select " Security " > " Activate Do Not Track requests " from the menu that appears and click on the "Activate" button in the window that opens.

 

Google Chrome

  • Click the menu icon at the top right in the browser
  • Select " Settings," then click on the " Show Advanced Settings " and then on " Content Settings "
  • Put a check mark next to " Block sites from setting any data " and / or next to " Block third-party cookies and site data"
  • Then click " Finish"
NB. To allow cookies only from certain sites , click " Manage Exceptions " , type the URL of the site you want , click " Allow" and then "Finish " .
To activate the "Do Not Track" , back in the "Settings " > " Show advanced settings " of Chrome and put a check on the " Send a request " do not track " with your browsing traffic".

 

Firefox

  • Click the menu icon at the top right in the browser
  • Select " Options " , then click on the " Privacy"
  • In the dropdown menu " Settings history" select "Use custom settings" and uncheck "Accept cookies from sites" . If you want to block cookies for the third-party sites , set to "Never" drop-down menu "Accept third-party cookies "
NB. To activate the "Do Not Track", returns to the menu " Options " > " Privacy" of Firefox and put the tick on the "Request to sites not to make any trace".

 

Safari

  • Select " Preferences " from the Safari menu on the top left in the browser
  • Select the "Privacy" , then click on the check "Hold Forever"
  • Alternatively , if you want to allow cookies on a single website : visit the latter , go to the privacy settings of your browser and select the check mark next to "Allow only the current Web site"
NB. To activate the "Do Not Track" and return to "Safari menu" > "Preference" > " Privacy" and put the check on the " Ask the Web sites do not keep track".

 

Block cookies on Android mobile devices

  • Chrome
    • Click on the "Menu" button at the top right in the browser
    • Select "Settings", then click on the "Content Settings" and remove the check from "Accept cookies"
    NB. To activate the "Do Not Track" instead, go to "Settings" > "Privacy", click on the "Do Not Track" and slide the top right ON.
  • Firefox
    • Click on the "Menu" button at the top right in the browser
    • Select "Settings", then click on the "Cookies" and put the check on "energized" in case you want to totally disable , or on "Active, excluded third" if you want to disable cookies for the sites of third parties.
    NB. To activate the "Do Not Track" instead, click on "Tracking" and choose the "Request to sites not to make any tracking" from the box that opens.
 

Block cookies on Apple mobile devices

  • Select the "Settings" menu, which is found in iOS home screen
  • Select the Safari icon in the menu that opens
  • Under "Block Cookies", put the check on "Block All" to disable cookies altogether
NB. To activate the "Do Not Track", back in the "Settings" > "Safari" and set to "ON" the lever for the item "not detected".

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