Definition of cookies
Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user to send his terminal (usually the broswer), where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit to the same user. During the navigation of a site, you can get on to their terminals also cookie sites or Web servers other (so-called “third-party”); this is because the website visited can be present elements as, for example, pictures, maps, sounds, specific links to web pages of other domains that reside on servers other than the one on which you find the page you requested.
Aims and purposes of cookies
Types of cookies
Technical cookies: those are used only in order to “establish the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service “(Art. 122, paragraph I, Privacy Code). Can be divided into cookies or browsing session, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate for access to restricted areas).
Analytical cookies: cookies are treated as technicians and are those used directly by the site operator to collect information, in the aggregate, on the accesses and the number of users and how they use the site. Pursue exclusively statistical purposes.
Functional cookies: are those that enable the user browsing function of a number of selected criteria, such as, for example, the language, the products selected for purchase, in order to improve the service.
Profiling cookies: they are those aimed at creating profiles user and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by the same part of surfing the net.
Third Party Cookies: during the navigation on the site, the user could receive on his terminal even cookie sites or other web server, which are set directly by operators of Web sites or servers other than the site. These cookies can be sent to the user’s browsers from other companies directly from their websites, which can be accessed by navigating the site. In such cases, the operator of this site is unrelated to the operation of such cookies, the shipment of which is the responsibility of such third parties.
Cookie from this site
This website implements cookies technical, analytical and functional. Cookies are not used for profiling, if not through the services of third parties reported in the following paragraph.
Third Party Cookies
Visiting a website you may receive cookies from the site is visited (“owners”), both from websites maintained by other organizations (“third parties”). A notable example is the presence of “social plugin” for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. It is part of the page visited directly generated by these sites and integrate them in the host site. The most common use of social plug-in is designed to share content on social networks.
The presence of these plug-in involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites operated by third parties. The management of the information collected by “third parties” shall be governed by the relevant information which please refer. To ensure greater transparency and convenience, are shown below the web addresses of different information and ways to manage cookies.
Facebook information: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Facebook (configuration): access your account. Section privacy.
Twitter information: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514
Twitter (configuration): https://twitter.com/settings/security
Linkedin information: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
Linkedin (configuration): https://www.linkedin.com/settings/
Google+ information: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/
Google+ (configuration): http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/managing/
This site also includes certain components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Again it comes to third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookie).
Google Analytics uses “cookies” to collect and analyze anonymous information on the behavior of web site usage (including your IP address). This information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes in order to prepare reports for site operators about the activities on the websites themselves. This site does not use (and do not allow third parties to use) the analysis tool of Google to track or collect personally identifiable information. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google or seek to link an IP address with the identity of a user. Google can also communicate this information to third parties unless required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
For more information, please refer to the link below:
You can selectively disable the action of installing Google Analytics on your browser component of the opt-out provided by Google. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:
The user can decide whether to accept cookies using the settings on your browser.
Warning: Disabling all or part of the technical cookies can compromise the use of the functionality of the site reserved for registered users. On the contrary, the usability of public content is also possible to completely disabling cookies.
Disabling cookies “third party” does not prejudge in any way the navigability.
The setting can be defined specifically for different websites and web applications. Furthermore the best browsers allow you to define different settings for cookies “owners” and those of “third parties”.
For example, in Firefox, through the menu Tools-> Options -> Privacy, you can access a control panel where you can specify whether or not to accept the different types of cookies and remove them.
For more updated information on these procedures, please visit www.aboutcookies.org