Extended information on cookies and user settings
What are cookies and how are they used? Cookies are small text strings that the visited sites send to the user's terminal (computer, tablet, smartphone, notebook), where they are stored, to be then re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit. The purpose of the cookie is to remember the user's actions and preferences, for example the navigation language, so that it does not have to be indicated again when the user navigates between one page and another of the same site or returns to it. a later time. Therefore, cookies are used to authenticate, monitor browsing sessions and store information regarding user activities for statistical or advertising purposes. While browsing within a site, the user can also receive web server cookies other than the one they are visiting on their computer or mobile device. These cookies are called "third party cookies". Cookies cannot collect any information stored on the computer or in the user's files.
Cookies can be: "Session" cookies which are stored on the user's computer for mere technical and functional needs, for the transmission of session identifiers necessary to allow safe and efficient exploration of the site; they are deleted at the end of the "session" (hence the name) when the browser is closed. This type of cookie avoids the use of other IT techniques that are potentially detrimental to the confidentiality of users' browsing; "Persistent" that remain stored on the hard drive of the computer until their expiration or cancellation by users / visitors. Through persistent cookies, visitors who access the site (or any other users who use the same computer) are automatically recognized at each visit. Persistent cookies satisfy many functions in the interest of surfers (such as the use of the navigation language or the registration of the shopping cart in online purchases. However, persistent cookies can also be used for promotional purposes or, even , for purposes of dubious lawfulness. Visitors can set the computer browser so that it accepts / rejects all cookies or displays a warning every time a cookie is proposed, in order to be able to evaluate whether to accept it or not. the user is enabled, however, to modify the default configuration (by default) and disable cookies (ie to permanently set them), setting the highest level of protection.
• Technical and aggregate statistical cookies;
• User profiling cookies;
• Third party cookies.
Among the technical cookies, which do not require express consent for their use, the Guarantor for the protection of personal data includes:
• "analytics cookies", when used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site;
• Navigation or session cookies (for example for authentication);
• Functional cookies, which allow the user to browse according to a series of selected criteria (for example the language, or a wishlist) in order to improve the service provided.
• Profiling cookies which are those aimed at creating user profiles and used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user in the context of surfing the net. On this type of cookie, the Guarantor requires explicit acceptance by the user.
3. Cookies used and generated by the site 3.1. Technical and aggregate statistical cookies The following cookies are part of this session: