Cookies are short fragments of text (letters and/or numbers) that allow the web server to store the client (the browser) information to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even after days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to the preferences of the user, from 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, can be used to collect information on the user’s behaviour and on theuse of the services.
In the following of this document we will refer to cookies and all similar technologies using simply the term cookie.
The types of cookies used
These cookies are essential in order to allow you to move around the site and make full use of its features, such as access to the various protected areas of the site. Without these cookies some necessary services, such as filling out a contact form, can not be used.
These cookies collect information about how users use a website, for example, which pages are the most visited, if you receive error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information collected through cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They are only used to improve the functioning of a website.
Cookies allow the site to remember the choices made by the user (name, language or region of origin) and provide advanced custom functionality. These cookies can also be used to remember changes made to the size of text, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They can also be used to provide services that you’ve asked like how to watch a video or comments on a blog. The information collected by these types of cookies may be made anonymous and unable to track your browsing activity on other websites.
By visiting a website you can receive cookies both from the site visited (owners), and from sites managed by other organizations (third parties). A notable example is the presence of social plugins for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. These are parts of the visited page generated directly by the aforementioned sites and integrated into the page of the host site. The more common use of ;social plugins is aimed at sharing content on social networks.
The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites managed by third parties. Management of information collected by third parties is governed by the relevant information to which please refer. To ensure greater transparency and convenience, the following are the web addresses of the various information and methods for managing cookies.
Facebook information: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Facebook (configuration): log in to your account. Privacy section.
LinkedIn information: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
LinkedIn (configuration): https://www.linkedin.com/settings/
Instagram information: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875?helpref=page_content
Twitter information: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514
Twitter (configuration): https://twitter.com/settings/security
Google+ information: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/
Google + (configuration):
YouTube information: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=it&gl=it
This site also includes certain components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (Google). Also in this case these are third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookie).
Google Analytics uses the cookie to anonymously collect and analyze information about the behavior of use of the site (including IP address of the user.) This site does not use (and does not allow third parties to use) the Google Analytics tool to monitor or collect personal identification information. Google does not associate theIP address to any other data held by Google nor does it attempt to link an IP address with theidentity of a user. Google may also disclose this information to third parties where required by law or where such third parties process such information on behalf of Google.
For more information, please refer to the link below:
Theuser can selectively disable theGoogle Analytics action by installing on your browser the opt-out component provided by Google. To disable theactions of Google Analytics, please refer to the link indicated below:
Duration of cookies
Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until the browser is closed or the logout command is executed. Other cookies survive when the browser is closed and are also available in subsequent visits by theuser.
These cookies are called persistent and their duration is set by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases a deadline is set, in other cases the duration is unlimited.
However, by browsing the pages of this site, you can interact with sites managed by third parties that can create or modify permanent and profiling cookies.
The user can decide whether or not to accept cookies using the settings of their browser.
Warning: the total or partial disabling of technical cookies may compromise theuse of site features reserved for registered users. On the contrary, the usability of public content is also possible by completely disabling cookies
Disabling third party cookies does not affect navigability in any way.
The setting can be defined specifically for different web sites and applications. In addition, the best browsers allow you to define different settings for cookie owners and for those of third parties.
For example, in Firefox, through the menu Tools->Options ->Privacy, you can access a control panel where you can define whether or not to accept the different types of cookies and proceed to their removal.