Cookies are small text strings that a website can send, while browsing, to your device (be it a PC, a notebook, a smartphone, a tablet; they are usually stored directly on the browser used for navigation) . The same website that sent them can then read and record the cookies that are on the same device to obtain various types of information. Which? There is a well-defined role for each type of cookie.
There are two basic macro-categories, with different characteristics: technical cookies and profiling cookies.
Technical cookies are generally necessary for the website to function properly and to allow navigation; without them you may not be able to display the pages correctly or to use some services. For example, a technical cookie is essential to keep the user connected throughout the visit to a website, or to memorize the language settings, the display, and so on. Technical cookies can be further divided into:
Profiling cookies are more sophisticated! These cookies have the task of profiling the user and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user while browsing.
Cookies can, again, be classified as:
UWe use technical cookies, aimed at ensuring the proper functioning of our site, without which your browsing experience would not be pleasant. To improve our site and understand which parts or elements are most appreciated by users, as an anonymous and aggregate analysis tool, we use third-party cookies, namely Google Analytics. This cookie is not a tool owned by us, for more information, therefore, you can consult the information provided by Google at the following address: http://www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners/.
The following table specifically indicates the cookies used.
|_ga||2 years||Third part Cookie (Google Analytics)||Providing user browsing statistics on the website*|
|usprivacy||1 year||Functional||Stores personal preferences.|
|_iub_cs-94558294||1 year||Functional||Stores preferences cookie consent.|
|smc_uid||18 months||Functional||Tracks user’s cookies preferences.|
|smct_session||Session||Functional||Tracks user’s cookies preferences.|
|_iub_cs-94558294||Session||Functional||Stores the current language.|
* When you access this site for the first time, a banner will appear showing a brief information on the use of these certain third-party analytical cookies. By expressing your consent or continuing to browse or accessing other elements on the site, you will consent to the installation of these cookies. You can always proceed with their cancellation as stated in the instructions below.
Finally, below are the links to the most popular browsers, with the instructions to disable the storage or delete the cookies already stored on the browser: