Cookies are small text strings that a website can send, while browsing, to your device (be it a PC, notebook, smartphone, tablet; normally they are stored directly on the browser used for navigation) . The same website that sent them, then can read and register the cookies that are on the same device to obtain various types of information. Which? For each type of cookie there is a well-defined role.
TYPES OF COOKIES
We can divide cookies into various types based on their use: technical cookies and profiling cookies.
- Technical cookies are generally necessary for the correct functioning of the site and to allow better navigation; without them you may not be able to view 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 settings of the language, the display, and so on.
- Profiling cookies are more complex! 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 during his navigation.
Cookies can still be classified as:
- session cookies, which are immediately deleted when the navigation browser is closed;
- persistent cookies, which - unlike session cookies - remain in the browser for a certain period of time. They are used, for example, to recognize the device that connects to the site facilitating authentication operations for the user.
- first-party cookies (cookies first generated and managed directly by the manager of the website on which the user is browsing.
- third-party cookies (third-part cookies) which are generated and managed by subjects other than the manager of the website on which the user is browsing
WHICH COOKIES ARE WE USING
We use technical cookies, aimed at ensuring the proper functioning of our site, without which your browsing experience would not be pleasant. These cookies do not take any data or information on navigation and end with the end of the session.
To improve our site and understand which parts or elements are most appreciated by users, we also use third-party cookies, such as Google Analytics, as an anonymous and aggregate analysis tool; 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. If you prefer that Google Analytics does not use the data collected in any way, you can:
- use anonymous browsing (Do Not Track option) of your browser. To find out how to activate the option on the main search engines, click on the browser you use Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari.
- choose to disable Google Analytics by installing on your browser the add-on to deactivate.