Cookies are small text files (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 in the future, even days later (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences, by the individual browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, transparent GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, may be used to gather information on user behaviour and use of services.
In this document, we will refer to cookies and all similar technologies simply by using the term “cookies”.
Types of cookies
- navigation, functionality and session cookies used only to ensure the proper operation of the site;
- analytics cookies used to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site with the aim of continuous improvement of functionality, organisation of content, on different platforms and browsers.
- permanent cookies used to identify (anonymously or not) user preferences and improve their browsing experience.
Duration of cookies
The validity of the cookies used by this site ends at the end of the session or after a user’s inactivity time set by the server.
Third-party technical cookies
The site uses the Google Analytics service that applies technical cookies of an analytics type used to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site. This information is used for the purpose of continuous improvement of functionality, organisation of content, on different platforms and browsers.
Third-party websites and services
In general, the user can still decide whether or not to accept cookies using the settings of his/her browser. Below are the references to the instructions to disable cookies in the most common browsers, made available by the relevant support services:
The setting can be set specifically for different websites and web applications.
To disable only Google Analytics cookies you can follow the instructions provided by the Google support service:
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on Download Page (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it).