What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of text, which websites send to the browser and which is stored on the user’s terminal device, e.g. a PC, cell phone, tablet, etc. These files allow the site to remember information about your visit, such as language and preferred options, which can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you. Cookies play a very important role in improving user experiences on the Web.
How are cookies used?
By browsing this site, you are agreeing to our installing cookies on your device and allowing us access to the following information:
– Statistical information about user usage of the Web.
– The preferred format for accessing the Web from mobile devices.
– Latest research on Web services and data personalization services.
– Information about the advertisements shown to the user.
– Data connection to social networks for users, access to Facebook or Twitter.
Types of cookies used:
This site uses temporary session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies store information only while the user is accessing the Web, while persistent cookies are stored in the terminal device’s data and accessed and used in more than one session.
Technical cookies: these allow the user to navigate through the site or application and use the various options or services available there. For example, at the level of traffic control and data communication, to identify the session, access restricted parts of the site, etc.
Cookie personalization: allows users to access the service with some general properties predefined in their terminal device or user settings. For example, the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the design of the content you select.
Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are necessary for the site to function and cannot be turned off on our systems. They are usually set in response to actions taken by you that correspond to requests for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling out forms. You can set your browser to block or to alert you to these cookies, but in that case some parts of the site will stop working. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
Performance Cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are most and least popular and to see how visitors move around the site. All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor your performance.
Statistical analysis cookies: these allow the monitoring and analysis of user behavior on websites. The information collected through these cookies is used to measure the activity of websites, applications or platforms and to create a profile of user navigation on these sites in order to improve service and functionality for users.
You can block cookies by activating the setting in your browser that allows you to reject the storage of all or some cookies. Here is the link to the page that explains how you can perform this procedure. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site, or any other sites you visit.
With the exception of essential cookies, all cookies expire after a certain period of time.