A. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files which the sites users visit send to their terminals, where they are saved to be retransmitted to the same sites at the next visit. Cookies are used for different purposes, have different characteristics and may be used both by the owner of the site being visited and by third parties.
To ensure Users are fully informed, the following definitions are provided:
These are navigation cookies necessary for the basic functions of every website and for maintaining a satisfactory browsing experience, and they are therefore always enabled.
These are statistical cookies used for the processing of analyses of the web site (aggregated or disaggregated), intended to improve the user experience on the site. Analytical cookies may be sent by the Website itself or by third-party domains and are considered equivalent to technical cookies only if they are created and used by the site’s owner itself.
These are cookies used (by the site’s owner and/or by third parties) to track the User’s browsing of the web and create profiles of his or her tastes, habits, choices, etc. These cookies allow the sending to Users’ terminals of advertising messages in line with the preferences they have already shown when browsing online.
Below, we provide full information about the cookies installed via the Site and the information Users require to manage their preferences regarding them and their use.
B. COOKIES USED BY THE SITE
This Site uses third-party technical and analytical cookies as well as third-party profiling cookies.
Technical cookies are installed automatically when the Site is accessed and subdivide into the following categories:
1) Navigation cookies: cookies necessary to enable normal browsing of the site, including – for example – login cookies; they are mainly session cookies.
2) Functional cookies: these cookies enable us to save Users’ preferences (with regard to language, for example) and thus permit them to browse the site on the basis of the criteria they have selected, and use the services provided more effectively.
As well as the above technical cookies, the Site also uses third-party (Google Analytics) analytics cookies, which allow monitoring of the modes of use of the Site, via aggregate data not traceable to identified users, to enable the Site’s optimisation.
3) Marketing/retargeting cookies (third-party profiling cookies): the cookies used by third-party companies to allow the display of banners on affiliated external sites. The products presented will be similar to those already viewed on the Site. Cookies may expire at the end of the browser session (the period between the opening of a browser window by the User and its closure) or may be stored for a longer period of time.
Users may always control and remove individual cookies by means of their browser settings, although removing / disabling technical cookies could prevent the correct use of the Site.
The following are the links to the relevant pages of the main browsers:
• Internet Explorer
• Google Chrome
• Mozilla Firefox