WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you access the website. Cookies contain information about your visits to our website.
- Provide all aspects of our website’s functionality
- Remember the settings during your visits and between visit
- Increase site speed and safety
- Improve/customise your navigation
- Make our website more user friendly
- Provide you in general, with a better online experience Cookies are not dangerous and pose no threat to online privacy, as we do not store sensitive data.
On this website cookies are NOT used for the following purposes:
- Collect personal information that may identify a person (without explicit consent)
- Collect sensitive data
- Disclose data to third parties
TYPES OF COOKIES
Strictly necessary cookies or first party cookies: these cookies are set directly by the website and can only be read from this website; they enable you to move around the website and use its features and mainly concern settings and preferences.
Third party cookies: these cookies are mainly used by Google for the analytics service.
Third party cookies are set by third parties; they can be used to track your visits to other websites and to improve your surfing experience. In particular, cookies used to monitor the website (which also concern anonymous visitors) are used to count how many visitors have visited our website, their surfing time and favourite page. This information helps us to continuously improve our website.
These cookies also provide information, in anonymous form, on how many people have visited our website and if they have already visited it before. These functions allow us to improve your surfing experience and ensure that our website meets your expectations.
HOW LONG DO COOKIES REMAIN ON YOUR COMPUTER?
Two types of cookies can be used on a website: session and persistent cookies.
Session cookies: they are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the website.
Persistent cookies: they are stored on the hard disk of your computer until they are removed or they expire.
These cookies can be used, for example, to remember your preferences when browsing the website.
WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE?
The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories defined by the ICC UK, in order to provide a simple explanation of their purposes.
- Strictly necessary cookies
- Performance cookies
- Targeting cookies
- Functionality cookies
1. Strictly necessary cookies
They enable you to move around our website and use its features. User consent is not required to deliver those cookies, which are strictly necessary to provide the services of this website.
2. Performance cookies
They simply help us to enhance the performance of our website. We use these cookies to analyse how visitors use our website and to monitor its performance. They provide information on how visitors use each page, which pages visitors go to most and/or if they get error messages from the web pages. This allows us to offer you a high quality experience and to immediately identify and solve any problem.
Performance cookies may be used to:
- Store preferences and understand which connection method between the pages is most effective
- Allow network analytics to provide anonymous statistics on how our website is used
- Provide assistance in the management of errors, while helping us to improve our website by assessing the errors that occur
This website uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics cookies can be removed or managed following the instructions in the section (consent) below.
3. Targeting cookies
The purpose of targeting cookies is to create user profiles and they are used to send advertising messages in line with the user's preferences, expressed while surfing the web. This website does not use Google Adsense.
4. Functionality cookies
We use functionality cookies to provide enhanced services, for instance to allow you to watch a video online. User’s consent is not required for functionality cookies.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES
• Internet Explorer e Edge
• Google Chrome
If you use different devices to access our website (e.g. computer, mobile phone), make sure that every browser on each device is set according to your preferences as regards cookies. If you use a mobile phone please check the device’s manual to obtain further information on how to block cookies using the mobile browser.
COOKIES ON THIS WEBSITE
Cookies are small text files that may be used by websites to enhance your experience.
The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary to provide the website service. For all other cookies we need your consent.
This website uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third parties that appear on our pages.
The table below lists the different types of cookies used on our website, or set by third parties, together with the respective purposes and behaviour. The list may be subject to changes:
THIRD PARTY COOKIES