The cookies are small text files sent by the user of the website that it has been visited. They are memorized on the computer hard disk, allowing the website to recognize the users and memorize specific information about them in order to offer a better service.
There are different types of cookies. Some are necessary to surf the net, others are there to provide internal security, some for statistics like understanding what sections on the website creates more interest in the user or offer a more personalized visit of the website.
The website uses technical cookies and not proliferation ones. What follows is refered both to the computer of the user and every other device the user may use to connect to the net.
Technical cookies are used only to provide transmission of information on an electronic network, or a specific information sent to service provider by the subscriber or user of the network.
There are not used for other purposes and are installed by the holder or supervisor of the website.
They can be divided into web surfing or session cookies, and they guarantee the normal surfing and use of the website ( allowing, for example, to buy on the internet and log in to reserved areas ); analytics cookies, integrated with technical cookies are used by the holder of the website to gather information, in group form, on the number and way users use the website; functionality cookies, allow the user to surf the net according to specific needs ( for example, language, products of interest ) in order to provide a better service.
Types of cookies used
First part cookies:
First part cookies ( cookies that belong to the publisher of the website )
are set up by the web site visited by the user, who’s address is shown on the URL window. This type of cookies allows us to operate the website in an efficient way and trace the behavior pattern of the visitors.
Third part cookies:
The third part cookies are set up by a different domain visited by the user. If a user is using a website and a different society sends information using the website the user is viewing at that moment, that is what we call third part cookies.
The c.d. ‘ session cookies ‘ are memorized temporarily and are cancelled when the user closes the browser. If the user registers on the website, cookies are used to collect personal data in order to recognize the user on the following visit on the website and simplify the access-login on the website ( for example by registering username and user’s password ) or the surfing on the same website.
Persistent cookies are memorized by the user’s device between browser sessions, allowing the website to remember the preference and actions of the user on the website visited. They are used for different purposes, for example to remember the choices made when using the website.
This cookies are strictly necessary for the website to operate. Without this type of cookies some parts of the website would not function. Some of this type of cookies are, for example, allow the user to enter protected areas of the website.
This cookies collect information for marketing purposes and cannot be deactivated.
This cookies are used to recognize a user that is visiting again the website. They allow to personalize and remember preferences ( for example, language or state ). This cookies do not collect information that identify the user. All information are anonymous.
How to change cookies set ups
The majority of browsers accept automatically cookies, but usually the user can change the set ups to disable this function. It is possible to block every type of cookies, or decide to receive some and disable others. The section ‘ Options ‘ or ‘ Preference ‘ on the browser menu, allow the possibility to avoid to receive cookies or any user track technology, it is like receiving notification from the browser when such technology is activated. Another option, it is possible to consult the ‘ Help ‘ section on the tools bar found usually on the browser.
It is also possible to select the following list on the browser and follow instructions:
For more information about cookies and to be able to manage preferences on cookies ( first or/and third party ) the users are invited to visit the operating system www.youronlinechoices.com
However disabling cookies when surfing the net may cause malfunction of the website and/ or limited service from our website.