WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text strings which can be stored on the user’s computer when the browser (for example Google Chrome or Internet Explorer) calls up a specific website.
HOW COOKIES WORK?
Cookies store useful information, updating it each time you will return to the website, to improve your web experience. They should remember the user’s actions and preferences, such as the browsing language, so that it does not need to be indicated again when the user moves from one page to another on the same site, or returns at a later time. Cookies are used to authenticate users, monitor browsing sessions and store information about the user’s activities for statistical or advertising purposes. The most common and widespread web browsers allow cookies to be deleted manually or automatically when the browser is closed. The same browsers can be configured to block the creation of cookies; in this case, the proper functioning of the website or Internet service offered is no longer guaranteed.
WHAT KIND OF COOKIES ARE USED IN OUR WEBSITE?
Technical cookies are very useful to browse safely and have access to the requested services. According to the Authority for the protection of personal data, they do not require consent for their use. The information collected is not used for commercial purposes and does not include in any case data saving.
Profiling cookies track the user’s choices on the website and are designed to create profiles related to the user himself. The data collected guarantee the anonymity of the user and can be used for statistical purposes, like Google Analytics cookies.
In addition to the cookies belonging to the website domain, there are also third-party cookies, coming from other websites or servers: some elements coming from programs like Google Maps, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. belong to different servers than those relating to the visited website. For this type of cookies, the Authority requires explicit user acceptance.
TURNING OFF COOKIES
You can turn off the cookies directly from your browser, following the instructions below.
Remember however that the website needs cookies for proper functioning: if you disable the cookies, you could disable also some of the website’s functions.
For more information about third-party cookies, you can refer to:
Google; Google Analytics (To prevent the use of your personal data by Google Analytics).
To prevent the use of your personal data by Google Analytics. Click here.
More information from the Authority for the protection of personal data. Click here
INSTRUCTIONS – HOW TO MODIFY THE SETTINGS, DISABLE/DELETE COOKIES
Google Chrome Help
Apple Safari Help
Note: Obviously the operations required to disable/delete the cookies will be different according to the browser’s version.