Cookies are short fragments of text (letters and/or numbers) that allow the web server to store on the client (the browser) information to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even after days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to the user’s preferences, by the individual browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Similar technologies, such as web beacons, transparent GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, can be used to collect information on user behaviour and use of services.
In the remainder of this document we will refer to cookies and all similar technologies simply by using the term “cookie”.
Types of cookies used on this site
Cookies are strictly necessary. These cookies are essential to the proper functioning of the site and are used to manage your login and access to the site’s confidential functions. The duration of cookies is strictly limited to the working session (closed the browser are deleted).
Analysis and performance cookies. Cookies are used to collect and analyze traffic and site usage anonymously. These cookies, while not identifying you, allow, for example, to detect if the same user returns to connect at different times. They also allow you to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability. These cookies can be deactivated without any loss of functionality.
Third-party cookies used on this site
When you visit a website you may receive cookies either from the website you visit (“owners”) or from websites operated by other organisations (“third parties”). A notable example is the presence of “social plugins” such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. These are parts of the page visited that are generated directly by these sites and integrated into the page of the host site. The most common use of social plugins is to share content on social networks.
The presence of these plugins on the site involves the transmission of cookies from and to all sites operated by third parties. The management of information collected by “third parties” is governed by the relevant information which please refer to. In order to ensure greater transparency and convenience, the following are the web addresses of the different information and methods for managing cookies:
Facebook – information: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Facebook – configuration: log in to your account. Privacy section.
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/
Vk – information: https://vk.com/privacy
Vk – configuration: https://www.kaspersky.it/blog/vk-privacy/7259/
Google+, Google Maps, YouTube, Analytics – information: https://policies.google.com/technologies/types?hl=it
Google+, Google Maps, Analytics – configuration: https://policies.google.com/technologies/managing?hl=it
YouTube – configuration: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/32050?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=it
Hotjar – information: https://help.hotjar.com/hc/en-us/articles/115011789248-Hotjar-Cookies
Duration of cookies
Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until the browser is closed or the logout command is executed. Other cookies “survive” the closing of the browser and are also available on subsequent visits by the user.
These cookies are called persistent and their duration is fixed by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases a deadline is set, in other cases the duration is unlimited.
You have the option of accepting or rejecting cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change your web browser’s settings to refuse them. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the website’s services. Disabling “third party” cookies in no way affects your browsing experience.
How to disable cookies by configuring your browser
Personal data collected for other purposes and using the following services
Google Analytics with Anonymous IP
The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyse traffic data and are used to keep track of the User’s behaviour.
Google Analytics with Anonymous IP (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“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 your Personal Data to contextualize and customize ads in its advertising network.
This integration of Google Analytics makes your IP address anonymous. Anonymisation works by abbreviating your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other countries that are parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the IP address be sent to Google’s servers and abbreviated within the United States.
Personal Data Collected: Cookies and Usage Data.