1. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small string of text that sites visited by a user will send to such user’s computer browser, where they are stored when the user visits a website, and which will then be retransmitted to the same sites during the next visit.
When browsing the internet, a user can come across two different types of cookies: those owned by the same website which has been visited by the user (so-called “first-party cookies”) or those cookies owned by third parties (so-called “third-party cookies”). Moreover, cookies can also be broken, according to the purposes for which they are used, into “technical”, “analytics” and “profiling” cookies.
Technical cookies are essential to allow the user to move around a website and to use its features, to remember the user’s choices (e.g., language, country of origin, etc.), to distribute requests to multiple servers, to allow the user to view contents and/or videos. Some of these cookies will be eliminated when closing the browser (so-called “session cookie”), while others have a longer duration (so-called “persistent cookie”).
Analytics cookies are aimed at gathering, in an aggregate form, information on how many visitors come to a website and on the relevant use of the website.
Profiling cookies are aimed at creating user profiles and are used to send advertising messages targeted for a specific user or for a group of people to which the user belongs.
2. Which cookies are installed on the Website?
We inform you that during navigation on the Website, the Company collects, through cookies, some personal data relating to the user, such as, for example, the web pages that have been visited, the links or buttons clicked by the user, the date and time of access, the IP address of the device used by the user (so-called “browsing data“).
|Category||Name||Third Parties||Duration||Feature description|
|Technical Cookies of the Company||NA||NAp||These cookies are deleted when the User closes the browser (so-called “session cookies”).||They are fundamental to allow the user to move within the Website and to use its functionalities, to remember the user’s choices (e.g., language, country of origin, etc.), to distribute requests on more than one server, to allow the user to view contents and/or play videos present on the Website.They are necessary for the proper functioning of the Website and for the use of its services by the user and therefore these cookies do not require the user’s consent.|
|Analytics Cookies of third parties||_ga|
|Google Ireland Limited||12 months||These cookies allow us to recognize, measure and track visitors of the Website, thereby enabling us to improve and enhance the Website – for example, by determining whether the user can easily find the information he/she wants or identifying which aspects of the Website are of most interest. Moreover, these cookies are used to carry out statistical analysis on how users browse the Website, the number of pages they have visited or the number of clicks on a page during the navigation.|
|Remarketing & Behavioural Targeting||NA||Facebook Ireland||12 months||Thanks to certain Facebook pixels installed on the Website, our Company may, with the consent of the user, remind to the user the products/services he/she has visited on the Website. In other words, these cookies make it possible to link the activity carried out on the Website with the Facebook advertising network.|
|Widget||NA||Facebook IrelandLinkedIn Ireland||NAp||On the Website there are two special “buttons” that allow the user to be redirected directly to the Facebook and LinkedIn pages of the Company. They therefore allow the user to interact between the Website visited and the social networks.The interactions and information acquired by the Website are in any case subject to the privacy settings of the user relating to each social network. In fact, if the user has installed such social networks on his browser and is connected to them, it is possible that, even if the user does not use the social network, the latter collects traffic data relating to the pages where it is installed.To avoid sharing information with the social networks, the user can log out from them.For more information see LinkedIn’s|
3. How to block cookies?
Most browsers are set to accept cookies. However, you may configure your browser to restrict the number of cookies accepted or block all cookies by changing your browser settings as follows:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer – Click the “Tools” icon in the upper right corner and select “Internet Options”. In the pop-up window select “Privacy”. Here you can change your cookie settings;
- Google Chrome – Click the “three dots” icon in the upper right corner and select “Settings”. Then select “Privacy and Security”. Here you can change your cookie settings;
- Mozilla Firefox – From the drop-down menu in the upper left corner select “Options”. In the pop-up window select “Privacy”. Here you can change your cookie settings;
- Safari – From the “Safari” drop-down setting menu in the top left corner, select “Preferences”. The, select “Privacy”. Here you can change your cookie settings.
However, please note that disabling the use of all cookies on the Website (including technical cookies) will affect some of its functions. The website https://www.allaboutcookies.org/ contains instructions for the management of cookies on the most popular browsers; alternatively, you can consult the documentation attached to the software used on your device.