Cookies consist of portions of code installed within the browser. These 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 subsequent visits. Cookies are used for different purposes, have different peculiarities and can be used both by the owner of the site that the User is visiting, and by third parties. The main categories into which cookies can be divided are the following:
- Session or permanent cookies
- Technical or profiling cookies
- First-party or third-party cookies
Session or permanent cookies
Cookies can expire at the end of a browser session (the period between the opening of a browser window by the User and its closure) or they can be kept for a longer period of time. Session cookies are those that allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. Session cookies expire when the browser session ends. Persistent cookies are stored on a user`s device between browser sessions, for variable periods of time, and allow the user`s preferences or actions to be stored with respect to a website.
Technical or profiling cookies
Technical cookies are those used by the owner of a site 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 by the User to provide this service. For the installation of these cookies, the prior consent of the Users is not required when used directly by the site manager.
Profiling cookies are designed to create profiles relating to the User and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same in the context of surfing the net. Due to the particular invasiveness that these Cookies may have in the private sphere of the Users, the European and Italian legislation provides that the User must be adequately informed on the use of the same, through a short information (banner) and an extended present on the site, and that he must express his express consent in this regard the first time he visits the site. This consent can be expressed in a general way, interacting with the brief information banner present on the landing page of the site, with the methods indicated in this banner, or it can be provided or denied selectively, according to the methods indicated below. This consent is tracked on subsequent visits. However, the User always has the option of revoking all or part of the consent already expressed.
First-party or third-party cookies
A Cookie is "first party" (so-called first party cookie) or "third party" (so-called third party cookie) based on the website or domain from which it comes. The first-party cookies are, in essence, the cookies set and managed by the owner of the site. For these cookies, the obligation to provide information, to acquire any prior consent and / or the possible blocking of cookies is the responsibility of the owner. of the site. Third-party cookies are cookies set by a domain other than the one visited by the user. For these cookies, the obligation to provide information and to indicate the methods for any consent and / or blocking of cookies is the responsibility of the third party, while the owner of the site is only obliged to insert the link to the third party site if such elements are available.
First party cookies
The Cookies used by the Owner on the Site are of a technical nature only and can be divided into the following sub-categories:
- navigation cookies, by means of which browsing preferences can be saved and the User`s browsing experience can be optimized;
- analytics cookies, by means of which statistical information is acquired regarding users` browsing methods. This information is treated in an aggregate and anonymous form;
- functionality cookies, also from third parties, used to activate specific functions of this site and necessary to provide the service or improve it.
These Cookies, as specified in the previous paragraph, being of a technical nature, do not require the prior consent of the User to be installed and used.
OTHER TYPES OF COOKIES OR THIRD PARTY TOOLS
Some of the services listed below based on the functionality offered to Users, focused on the use of third-party cookies, may not require the User`s consent.
Furthermore, these third parties could - in addition to what is specified in this policy and even without the knowledge of the Owner - carry out further User tracking activities. For detailed information on this, it is advisable to consult the respective privacy policies of the services listed, in which the User can receive information on the related processing and express his consent in this regard.
Viewing content from external platforms
These services allow you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Site and interact with them. In the event that a service of this type is installed, it is possible that, even if the Users do not use the service, it collects traffic data relating to the pages in which it is installed.
The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyze traffic data and are used to keep track of User behavior.
Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google LLC, Google Ireland Limited)
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google LLC or by Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location in which this Application is accessed ("Google"). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this Application, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google. Google may use the Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the advertisements of its own advertising network. This Google Analytics integration makes your IP address anonymous. Anonymization works by shortening the IP address of the Users within the borders of the member states of the European Union or in other countries adhering to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the IP address will be sent to Google`s servers and shortened within the United States.
Use by minors
Users declare to be of age according to the legislation applicable to them. Minors may use this Site only with the assistance of a parent or guardian.
How can I check the installation of Cookies?
In addition to what is indicated in this document, the User can manage preferences relating to Cookies directly within their browser and prevent - for example - third parties from installing them. Through the browser preferences it is also possible to delete the Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookie in which the consent to the installation of Cookies by this site is eventually saved. It is important to note that by disabling all cookies, the functioning of this site could be compromised. You can find information on how to manage cookies in your browser at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Windows Explorer.
Given the complexity of the identification of technologies based on Cookies and their very close integration with the functioning of the web, the User is invited to contact the Owner should he/her wish to receive any further information on the use of the Cookies themselves and any uses of the same - for example by third parties - made through this site.
DEFINITIONS AND LEGAL REFERENCES
Personal Data (or Data)
Any information relating to a person, identified or identifiable, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number, constitutes personal data.
These are personal data collected automatically by the Application (or by third-party applications that it uses), including: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the User who connects to the Application, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc. .) the country of origin, the characteristics of the browser and operating system used by the visitor, the various temporal connotations of the visit (for example the time spent on each page) and the details of the itinerary followed within the Application, with particular reference to the sequence of the pages consulted, to the parameters relating to the operating system and the IT environment of the User.
The individual who uses this Site, who must coincide with or be authorized by the interested party and whose Personal Data are being processed.
Data Processor (or Manager)
Data Controller (or Owner)
The natural person, legal person, public administration and any other body, association or organization which is responsible, even jointly with another owner, for decisions regarding the purposes, methods of processing personal data and the tools used, including the profile of the security, in relation to the operation and use of this Site. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the owner of this Site.
Small portion of data stored within the User`s device.
Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of the Directive n. 95/46 / EC, as well as the provisions of Directive 2002/58 / EC, as updated by Directive 2009/136 / EC, on the subject of Cookies.