1 – What are cookies, and how do they work?
Cookies are small text files originating from websites that you visit. These files are embedded into your computer, recording information that is made available, upon your next visit, to the website itself or to the entity that originally created the cookie. Cookies are designed to facilitate your subsequent visits and to optimise your fruition of the website. Some cookies are necessary for the correct operation of the website; others enable safe storage of certain data for the visitors’ sake.
Cookies save website users a lot of unnecessary frustration.
3. Types of cookies
When browsing our website you can generate various types of cookies:
3.1 Essential (technical) cookies
These are essential to navigate the website and to use some of its functionalities, such as “set cookie”, “fill in form” and so on.
By continuing to use this website and its functionalities, you authorize us (and our partners) to embed this type of cookie into your navigation device.
3.2 – Performance and analysis cookies
These cookies collect anonymous information on how visitors use our website and its functionalities. Our website uses Google Analytics, a tool devised to help owners of websites and apps monitor how visitors interact with content of their property. Google uses a set of cookies to collect information and to generate statistics on the website’s use, without identifying single visitors. This information helps us to constantly improve our website.
3.3 – Cookies for social networks
In order to favour a more open, connected community, we have embedded into our website some social networks requiring plugins. Privacy policies vary from network to network, depending on each network’s relevant policy settings.
3.4 – Third-party cookies
This website uses Google Maps cookies. Google Maps delivers interactive maps enabling developers of editorial content to embed interactive custom maps into their website pages. Consequently, Google may store in your computer a cookie called “NID” (lasting six months), and a cookie called “PREF” (lasting two years).
4 – Enabling and disabling cookies
When visiting our websites you may accept or reject cookies through your browser settings: these enable you to reject certain cookies, or to visualize a notice before accepting any.
You can also eliminate all cookies installed on your pc. As each browser has different setting-management procedures, we recommend that you consult the guidelines in your browser’s menu.