What are Cookies?
Cookies are files which are downloaded on the terminal of the user (computer/smart phone/tablet) when he enters on particular websites. They are stored in the memory of this terminal. Cookies authorize the websites to store and receive information about the browsing habits of a user or his team, they allow them to see which websites are visited, how long the user is connected and they can help to analyse the performance of the website, to see if there are technical problems, etc. Depending on the information they contain and on how the terminal is used, they can also be used to recognize a user.
Which types of Cookies exist?
There are various types of Cookies, based on different criteria:
In function of the ownership:
- Own Cookies: the Cookies belonging to the company
- Cookies from Third Parties: these Cookies belong to a third party, which deals with the collected information.
In function of purpose:
- Technical or personalized Cookies: their purpose is to improve the service, to remember the selected language on the website, recognize the user, etc.
- Cookies for analysis or publicity: their purpose is to analyse the information about the browsing and to offer generic or personalized publicity.
- Cookies for social networks: they empower the buttons like “share” or “I like” in the different social networks.
What are Cookies used for?
The Cookies are used to offer you services or personalized publicity, to analyse the performance of the system, to recognize you when you are logged in as a user and to analyse and measure the use and the activities of the website.
Is my agreement needed to establish Cookies?
The agreement of the user is not necessary for the installation of technical Cookies or Cookies which are strictly necessary for the provision of a service of the society of information specifically requested by the recipient.
For the remaining Cookies the agreement of the user is necessary to install them on his/her terminal. The agreements can be applied on different ways. In the case of this company, we presume you to agree our Cookies if you keep on using the website, but at any time you have the possibility to recall or refuse the Cookies.
Which Cookies is this website using at the moment?
Technical Cookies: These are our own Cookies, for private sessions, for identification and registration, which are strictly necessary for the identification of the user and the provision of the from the user required services. The obtained information is only used by this company.
Analysing Cookies: These are Cookies which enable us and third parties to quantify the number of users and to measure and analyse statistically the use of the offered services by users. Your browsing on our website will be analysed with the goal to improve our offered services and products. All this information will be treated confidentially.
The information obtained by the analysing Cookies is treated by this company and a third party (Google)
The name of the used analysing Cookie by those third parties is “Google Analytics”.
Google lends us their analysing service for the visits on our website and therefore can use the data for improving its own services and for offering services to other companies.
You can find these and other uses on the provided links.
This tool does neither obtain information about fist and last names of the users nor the address from where they are connected. The information obtained is related to the number of websites visited, the language, the social networks in which we publish our news, the city in which the IP address of the used terminal is registered, the number of users visiting our page, the frequency and relapse of visits, the duration of the visit, the used browser and the used operator or terminal from which the visit on our website was carried out.
We use this information to improve our website, to detect new necessities and to value the improvements with the goal to offer a better service to the users visiting our website.
Social Networks Cookies: These Cookies empower the buttons for “Share” and “I like” in the different social networks.
The information gathered by the Cookies of the social networks is treated by Facebook and Twitter
How can I disable the Cookies?
The majority of the browsers indicate how to configure your browser not to accept Cookies, to notify you every time you receive a new Cookie as well as to disable them all. To control the use you want to be done with your information, you can configure you browser the most suitable way for yourself.
Nonetheless, we notify you that if you disable all the technical and the functional Cookies, the quality of the website will diminish and some parts of the website won’t operate at all.
In the following links you can find more information for the different browsers: