Cookies are small text files sent to the user by the visited website. They are stored on the hard disk of the computer and allow the website to recognise users while storing certain information about them with the purpose of improving the offered service.
There are different types of cookies. Some are require to navigate the website, others have different purposes such as guarantee internal security, manage the system, conduct statistical analysis, understanding which are the sections of the website that interest users the most and offer a personalised visit of the website.
The website uses technical cookies and not profiling cookies. This refers to the computer of users, as well as any other device that the used to visit the website.
Technical cookies are those used only for the purpose of transferring a communication on an electronic communication network or as strictly necessary to the provider of a service of the company, including information expressly requested to the subscriber or user in order to render said service.
They are not used for other additional purposes and are normally installed directly by the administrator of the website.
They can be divided in navigational or session cookies which guarantee the standard navigation and use of the website (for example, allow the purchase or authentication to access reserved areas).Analytical cookies are similar to technical cookies and are used directly by the administrator of the website to gather information in aggregate form on the number of users and on how they are visiting the website. Functional cookies allow the user to navigate based on a series of selected criteria (e.g. language, selected products for the purchase), the purpose being to improve the service provided.
Disabling cookies may limit the ability to use the website and not allow the complete functionality of the services present in the website. A description of the cookies used in the website is provided below so the user can decide what cookies to accept or reject.
Types of cookies used
First party cookies:
These are cookies that pertain to the website of the publisher who created them and are configured by the site visited by the user whose address appears in the URL window. Using these cookies allows the user to run the website efficiently while tracking the behaviour models of visitors.
These cookies are configured by a different domain than the one visited by the user. Third-party cookies are when a user visits a website and another company forwards information using the website.
Persistent cookies are stored on the device of users among sessions of the browser, allowing to remember preferences and actions of the user in a site. They can be used for different purposes, e.g. to remember the preferences and selections when using the website.
These cookies are strictly required for the functioning of the website. Certain parts of the website will not function without these cookies. These include, e.g. cookies that allow access to protected areas of the website. These cookies do not gather information for marketing purposes and may not be disabled.
These cookies are used to recognise a user returning to the website. They allow the customisation of contents and remember preferences (e.g. the selected language or region). These cookies do not gather information that can identify the user. All information gathered is anonymous.
Sharing cookies on social networks:
These cookies facility sharing of contents of the website through social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter. To view the respective privacy and cookie policies you can visit the site of social networks. For Facebook and Twitter, the user can visit https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies and https://twitter.com/privacy.
How to change cookie settings
Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but the user can normally change the settings to disable such function. The user can block all types of cookies, or accept only certain cookies while disabling others. The "Options" or "Preferences" section in the browser menu allow the user to prevent receiving cookies and other user tracking technologies and gives information on how to obtain notification from the browser on how to enable these technologies. Alternatively, the user can consult the "Help" section under the tool bar present in most browsers.
The user may also select the browser to use from the following list and follow the instructions:- Internet Explorer; - Chrome; - Safari; - Firefox; - Opera. From mobile devices: - Android; - Safari; - Windows Phone; - Blackberry.
For more information on cookies and on how to manage cookie preferences (first or third party) please visit www.youronlinechoices.com. Keep in mind that disabling navigational or function cookies may result in the malfunctioning of the website or limit our service.