What are cookies?
A cookie is a very small text file that a Web server can store on a computer’s hard drive to store some information about the user. The cookie uniquely identifies the computer, and can only be read by the website that sent it to the computer.
A cookie is neither an executable file nor a program and therefore can not propagate or contain a virus or other malicious software, nor can it be longer than 4,000 characters.
What are cookies for?
Remembering your preferences we will not have to, for example, ask you about your country every time you visit our website. We will know the characteristics of the computer you are using so we can offer you a better browsing experience. Cookies can help our website to distinguish the user’s browser as a previous visitor and save and remember preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the site, customize the home pages, identify which sectors of a site have Been visited or maintain a record of selections in a “shopping cart”.
Types and purposes of cookies
Below is a list of the cookies that you can find on our website and a brief description of their purpose. We assure you that none of them retain personally identifiable information about you. Some cookies personalize your visit, others remember your preferences, while others only provide visitor statistics.
|__utma||Unique visitor identification: Used to record unique visitors for statistical and analytical purposes||2 years||Google (Analytic)|
|__utmb||Visitor Session Determination: Google Analytics uses two cookies to establish a session. If either of these two cookies is missing, another activity starts the start of a new session.||30 minutes||Google (Analytic)|
|__utmc||Visitor Session Determination: Google Analytics uses two cookies to establish a session. If either of these two cookies is missing, another activity starts the start of a new session||Session||Google (Analytic)|
|__utmz||Traffic Sources and Navigation Log: Used to record how you came to our website (for a Google search, a notice, etc.) and the routes you follow while navigating our site. We use this information to improve the user experience in future updates||6 months||Google (Analytic)|
In the case of Google Analytics cookies, this company stores cookies on servers located in the United States and agrees not to share with third parties, except in cases where it is necessary for the operation of the system or when the law requires Such effect. According to Google does not save your IP address. If you want information about the use that Google gives to cookies we attach this link.
Safeguards of protection
The user can configure his browser to accept or not the cookies he receives or for the browser to notify him when a server wants to save a cookie or delete them from his computer. You can find the instructions in the security settings in your web browser.
- If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, in the menu option Tools> Internet Options> Privacy> Settings.
- If you are using Firefox, in the menu option Tools> Options> Privacy> Cookies.
- If you use Google Chrome, in the menu option Settings> Privacy
- If you use Safari, in the menu option Preferences> Security
You can use the “Help” section in the toolbar of most browsers to change the settings of your computer, however, some of the features of our online services may not work or may be more difficult to access If you reject all cookies.
Many browsers allow you to activate a private mode by which cookies are always deleted after your visit. Depending on each browser, this private mode can have different names, below you can find a list of the most common browsers and the different names of this “private mode”:
- Internet Explorer 8 and higher: InPrivate
- FireFox 3.5 and higher: Private Browsing
- Google Chrome 10 and higher: Incognito
- Safari 2 and above: Private Navigation
- Opera 10.5 and higher: Private Browsing
Please read the help section of your browser carefully to learn more about how to activate “private mode”. You can continue to visit our website even if your browser is in “private mode”, however, the user experience may not be optimal and some utilities may not work.
NICOLETTA PATRIZI thanks you for accepting cookies, this helps us to obtain more accurate data that allow us to improve the content and design of our website to suit your preferences.