What are cookies and how do they work?
Cookies are small files sent to and saved on your computer by the websites you visit. The cookies are saved in your browser’s file directory. The next time you visit the website, your browser will read the cookies and re-transmit the information to the website or to the entity that originally created the cookie. To find out more about these technologies and how they work, see, for example, the website allaboutcookies.org.
Types of cookies
Technical cookies: these cookies are used to guarantee and facilitate normal navigation on the website and to enable it to carry out its relative functions (for example, remembering the language selected) and collect certain information in aggregated (anonymous) form about users.
Statistical or analytical cookies: the cookies in this category are used to collect anonymous information regarding the use of the website by users (number of visitors, pages visited, time spent on the site, etc.). This information may be used for statistical analyses in order to improve the use of the website, develop communications strategies and optimise content on the basis of user preferences. These cookies are sent by the website itself or by third-party domains (for example, Google Analytics).
Profiling cookies: these include advertising cookies: these cookies are installed to profile users (based on behaviour, preferences, ideas, age, etc.) and to then send advertising messages aligned with the preferences expressed by the user on the pages of the website.
Social media cookies: these third-party cookies enable users to interact with social networks (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) and in particular to share website content through those channels.
This website uses technical, statistical and profiling cookies for social media.
How can I manage cookies?
You can examine the options available for cookie management in your browser. The browser can be used to manage cookies relating to basic functions and the improvement of the website navigation experience. Different browsers have different ways to disable cookies, but they are normally found in the Tools or Options menu. You can also consult the Help menu in your browser.
Data collected through Web Analytics services
This website collects anonymous data using analytical cookies (see the section on this topic above) provided by third-party web analytics tools. Cookies are used through web analytics tools in order to analyse incoming traffic and establish the appropriate changes to be made to the website, therefore improving the user experience on our website and making it more engaging. Please note that this website uses third-party analytical cookies, not profiling cookies, provided by Google Analytics.
Data collected through other third-party services
Please also note that the website contains links to third-party websites and services that could in turn use and save cookies. In particular, as these services could result in a connection between the user and the third party, in which our website simply acts as an intermediary without any control, we recommend that you view the privacy and cookie disclosures of the following third parties:
Facebook / Google Analytics / Instagram / VK
How long do we save the information in your cookies?
It depends on the type of cookie. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies have very long expiry dates, which can extend for up to many years.