What are cookies
What are the main types of cookie
There are two macro-categories:
1- Technical cookies
These are used for the sole purpose of "transmitting communications to an electronic communication network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provision of a service by the information company explicitly requested by the contracting party or the user in order to provide the said service" (art. 122, paragraph 1, of the Personal Data Protection Code).
These are not used for any ulterior purposes and they are normally installed directly by the owner or the manager of the website (so-called "proprietary" or "editorial" cookies).
These can be divided into:
The prior consent of the user is not requested in order to install these cookies.
2- Profiling cookies
These are used to create profiles of the users and are employed for sending advertising messages according to the preferences shown by the same during their online navigation. Due to their particular invasiveness with regard to the users’ private sphere, European and Italian regulations require that users be adequately informed about the use of the same and are thus required to express their valid consent They are referred to in Art. 122 of the Personal Data Protection Code which states that "the filing of the information on the terminal of a contracting party or user or the access to information already filed shall only be permitted on condition that the contracting party or user has given consent after having been informed according to the simplified methods as per art. 13, paragraph 3, of the Personal Data Protection Code”.
Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies
Session cookies, which contain information used in the current browser session, are automatically cancelled at the end of the session (when the browser is closed) and are never kept for longer than the time strictly necessary for using the website.
Persistent cookies that are used to maintain useful information between visits to the website over time, for technical purposes or in order to improve website navigation, are never cancelled at the end of the session and have a duration (expiry) which is fixed by the website itself that can vary between a few minutes and several years.
First party (proprietary) cookies and third party Cookies
The different subject installing the cookies on the user’s terminal should be taken into account, i.e. according to whether it is the manager of the website the user is visiting (which can be concisely indicated as the "editor") or of a different website (third party) who is installing the cookies via the former (so-called "third party" cookies). Taking this into account, we can thus have:
What cookies are used by this website
This website does not use profiling cookies.
How can cookies be managed
The default configuration of most browsers is to accept cookies. However, most browsers make it possible to control and even disable cookies by managing the web settings. In any case it should be remembered that disabling the navigation or functional cookies could result in website malfunction and/or limit the services offered by the same.
Your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Where you can find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
B2B & B2C