How we use cookies

This website uses cookies. In this policy we explain in detail which cookies we use and how they allow us to offer our users the best possible experience.

By continuing to browse this site, you agree to our use of cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text sent to your browser by a website you visited. It allows the website to memorize informations about your visit, like your favorite language and other settings. That can facilitate your next visit and increase the usefulness of the site in your favor. The cookies play an important role. Without them, using the Web would be an experience much more frustrating.

There are various types of cookies and different ways to use them. Cookies are distinguished by their function, their duration and those who have entered them on a website.

How do we use cookies?

Our site uses the following types of cookies:

Technical cookies

Some cookies are essential to the proper functioning of our website, as they allow the loading of the web page and the correct functioning of all the essential features. Other technical cookies instead add features and improve or personalize the overall browsing experience.

Third party statistical cookies

These are cookies that allow us to monitor and analyze the behavior of users of our website. Through these cookies we are able to monitor the navigation on our website and we can create profiles of our users, in order to make improvements based on the analysis of these data. These cookies (third-party web services) provide anonymous/aggregated information on how visitors navigate on the website.

In particular, Google Analytics, a system provided by Google Inc., uses cookies that are stored on the user's computer in order to allow the website manager to analyze how users use the site. The information generated by cookies on the use of the site by the user will be transmitted to and stored on Google servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of tracking and reviewing the use of the website by the user, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to the activities of the website. Users who do not want these cookies can prevent the storage on their computer using the special “Browser Add-on for the Google Analytics deactivation” provided by Google at the address https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. To activate the component, which inhibits the system of sending information about the user's visit, it will be sufficient to install it following the instructions on the screen, to close and re-open the browser.

Visit the following link to learn how to refuse or delete cookies from Google: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

Visit the following link to view the Google privacy policy: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/

 

Third party profiling cookies

We use various suppliers who can install cookies for the proper functioning of the services they are providing. If you would like information on these third-party cookies and how to disable them, please access the links in the lists below.

In addition, by accessing the page http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices it is possible to inquire about behavioral advertising as well as deactivate or activate the listed companies that work with the managers of the websites to collect and use information useful for advertising.

These cookies store information on users behavior obtained through the observation of browsing habits, with the purpose of developing a specific profile to display ads based on it.

We also use Google AdWords features and remarketing lists for Google Analytics Display Network ads. We use Google cookies (for example, those of Google Analytics and Google Adwords) and other third-party cookies (such as DoubleClick cookies) combined together to inform, optimize and publish announcements based on previous visits to our website. This implies that suppliers (such as Google) display our promotional material on other websites that the user visits on the Internet.

Some of our cookies may be used to identify the user and others only provide anonymous statistical information on navigation on our website, however this function can be disabled by setting the browser directly.

These cookies (third-party advertising services) are used to send advertising and personalized content based on the browsing history on the site itself. Below are the links to the respective privacy policy pages and to the consent form where it is possible to disable the use of third party service profiling cookies.

Google

Addthis

Social media cookies

These third-party cookies are used to integrate some widespread functionality of the main social media and provide them within the site. In particular, they allow registration and authentication on the site via Facebook.

Facebook

Privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

Facebook offers targeted advertisements based on the behavior and interests of online users. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies?ref_type=sitefooter.

Like button and Facebook social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

The "Like" button and Facebook social widgets are services of interaction with the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook, Inc. Personal data collected: Cookies and usage data. Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

Tweet button and Twitter social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)

The Tweet button and Twitter social widgets are services of interaction with the Twitter social network, provided by Twitter, Inc. Personal data collected: Cookies and usage data. Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

+1 button and Google+ social widgets (Google Inc.)

The +1 button and Google+ social widgets are services of interaction with the social network Google+, provided by Google Inc. Personal data collected: Cookies and usage data. Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

"Pin it" button and Pinterest social widgets (Pinterest)

The "Pin it" button and Pinterest social widgets are services of interaction with the Pinterest platform, provided by Pinterest Inc. Personal data collected: Cookies and usage data. Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

Web beacons

We use Web beacons, these elements are images that are on a web page or in an e-mail and are used to monitor the online behavior of users who visit our website or receive one of our newsletters.

The purpose of using this technology is to monitor users activity, such as the area of the site visited and the time spent browsing.

Statistics

The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyze traffic data and are used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this Application, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google. Google may use the Personal Data to contextualise and personalize the advertisements of its advertising network.

Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage data. Place of treatment: USA – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

Google Tag Manager (Google Inc.)

Google Tag Manager is a statistics service provided by Google Inc. Personal data collected: Cookies and usage data. Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

How to disable cookies

Most internet browsers are initially set up to accept cookies automatically. The user can change these settings to block cookies or to warn that cookies are sent to the user's device. There are various ways to manage cookies. The user can refer to the instruction manual or to the help screen of his browser to find out how to adjust or change the settings of his browser.

If you use any other browser, look in the browser settings for how cookies are managed.

In the case of different devices (for example, computers, smartphones, tablets, etc.), the user must ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to reflect its preferences regarding cookies.

However, please note that the explicit rejection of profiling cookies will not prevent you from receiving advertisements, but will simply result in the fact that such ads will no longer be personalized.

If you are interested in learning more about cookies visit the page http://www.allaboutcookies.org.