Cookies are text files that visited websites send to the user's browser, where they are stored before being referred back to the website upon the same user's next visit. Cookies are used to monitor browsing sessions, to perform authentication in order to prevent the user from writing each time username and password as well as to store preferred settings.
There are different types of cookies:
Technical cookies allow the user to navigate through the website and use the various options it offers. Technical cookies are for example useful to access Google or Facebook without needing to log in everytime. Thery are also useful in very delicate operations such as those of home banking or payment by credit card or by means of other systems. These cookies save preferred settings and optimize the user's browsing experience (for example, Flash Player cookies if they don't exceed the duration of the session, cookies for saving the shopping cart or preferences in language/currency).
Analytic cookies are statistical cookies. When they are used directly by the webmaster to collect aggregated data on the number of users and on how they visit the site, they are considered to be technical cookies.
These cookies are used to track the user's navigation in order to create profiles on their tastes, preferences, interests and also on their research. It surely happened to you to see some advertising banners to a product you were looking for on the Internet just a little while before. That happened because your interests had been profiled and servers that had been adequately chosen by cookies showed you the advertisements based upon those interests.
|Google Analytics website statistics||
All the data that are acquired through Google Analytics are anonymised and are used for the purpose of web site statistics.
|Terms of Service –Google Analytics opt-out||Google+ button and Google third services||
Google+ button and services are necessary to interact with the social network Google+ and are provided by Google.
YouTube button and services are necessary to interact with the platform YouTube and are provided by Google.
|Facebook button and Facebook third services||
Facebook button and services are necessary to interact with the social network Facebook and are provided by Facebook.
|Twitter button and Twitter third services||
Twitter button and services are necessary to interact with the social network Twitter and are provided by Twitter.
|LinkedIn button and LinkedIn third services||
LinkedIn button and services are necessary to interact with the social network LinkedIn and are provided by LinkedIn.
|Instagram button and Instagram third services||
Instagram button and services are necessary to interact with the social network Instagram and are provided by Instagram.
Cookies are managed exclusively by the browser you are using for navigation: all browsers allow the total or partial disabling of cookies. For example you can click on the following links for the most widespread browsers:
- How to disable cookies in Mozilla Firefox: Italian – English
- How to disable cookies in Google Chrome: Italian – English
- How to disable cookies in Windows Internet Explorer: Italian – English
- How to disable cookies in Apple Safari: Italian – English
- How to disable cookies in Opera: Italian – English
You can choose not to accept cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, but you might lose some functions of this site.