What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that sites save on your computer or mobile device while you are visiting them. Thanks to cookies, the site remembers minimum quantities of information related to your actions and preferences (for instance, login, language, font size and other display settings) so that they don’t have to be re-entered when you visit the site again or you surf from one page to another. Moreover, cookies allow analyzing the use of the services and contents provided by the site to optimize your surfing experience and the services offered.
Types of cookie
They can be divided into various categories according to their characteristics and use:
- Technical Cookies
These are cookies strictly necessary for the correct operation of a site, used to supply services in a better way and improve your surfing experience. According to the Data Protection Authority, pursuant to art. 122, paragraph 1 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, the use of these cookies does not require your consent: by surfing the site, you implicitly accept the use of these cookies. Therefore, these cookies will always be used and sent, unless you modify your browser’s settings, aware that this action can hinder the display of the site’s pages.
- Profiling Cookies
These are cookies that profile your way of surfing a site and are used to send you online ads according to the preferences you showed while surfing the net. According to the Data Protection Authority, pursuant to art. 23 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, the use of these cookies requires adequate information and a request for your consent.
In their turn, these types of cookie can be divided according to the concerned subjects:
- Editorial Cookies
These are cookies, technical or profiling, installed by the site owner. According to the Data Protection Authority, editorial profiling cookies can be considered as editorial technical cookies.
- Third Party Cookies
These are mostly profiling cookies sent by domains of third parties extraneous to the site.
List of the used cookies
This is the list of technical cookies by third parties:
Cookie di Google Analitics:
How to disable cookies of third parties’ services
Servizi di Google: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/?hl=it
How to disable cookies by configuring your browser
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9