Updated May 25, 2018
Cookies are small text files sent to the user's device from the website visited. Cookies are stored on the computer's hard disk, thus allowing the website to recognize users and store certain information about them, for the purpose of making possible or improving the service offered. There are different types of cookies.
Disabling cookies may limit the ability to browse the site and prevent you from fully enjoying the features and services offered on the Site. To decide which cookies to accept and which to refuse, a description of the cookies used by the Site is shown below.
First-party cookies: First-party cookies are set by the website that the user visits; its address appears in the URL window.
Third-party cookies: Third-party cookies are set by a different domain than the one visited by the user. If a user visits a site and a different company makes use of the site to sends information, third-party cookies are present.
Session cookies: These cookies are stored temporarily and are deleted when the user closes the navigation window.
Persistent cookies: Persistent cookies are stored on the user's device between browser sessions, allowing storage of user preferences or user actions on a site. They can be used for different purposes, for example to remember the preferences and choices made when using a site.
Essential cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary for the functioning of a site. Without the use of such cookies some parts of a site would not work. They include, for example, cookies that allow access to protected areas of a site. These cookies do not collect information for marketing purposes and cannot be deactivated.
Functional cookies: These cookies are used to recognize a user who returns to visit a site. They permit customization of content and remember preferences expressed by the user (for example, the chosen language or the geographical region). These cookies do not collect information that can identify the user. All information collected is anonymous.
Social network sharing cookies: These cookies facilitate the sharing of the contents of a site through social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. To view the respective privacy and cookies policies you can visit the social network websites. In the case of Facebook and Twitter, the user can visit https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies and https://twitter.com/privacy.
Analytics cookies: These cookies are used to collect aggregate information on the activities that the user performs on the Site and are collected for statistical purposes.
Profiling cookies: These cookies are aimed at creating user profiles. They require the prior consent of the user and are used to send advertising messages that conform to the preferences shown by the user while browsing.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but the user can normally change the settings to disable this function. It is possible to block all types of cookies, or to accept to receive only some and to disable others.
The "Options" or "Preferences" sections in the browser menu allow you to avoid receiving cookies and other user tracking technologies and explain how to be notified by the browser when these technologies are activated. Alternatively, it is possible to manage cookies by consulting the "Help" section of the toolbar present in most browsers and to visit the relevant reference sites, such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, Windows Phone, Blackberry, etc.
The processing of the data obtained using cookies is performed by means of IT and telematic instruments by internal individuals appointed for this purpose. The data are stored in electronic archives and with full assurance of the base levels of security required by the legislator.