Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small-sized text strings which the websites browsed by any user send to their (typically the browser), where they are stored, then sent to the same websites when the said user browses those pages. When browsing a website, users may receive on their terminal also cookies which are sent by different websites or servers (aka “third parties”); the latter may contain some elements (for example images, maps, sounds, specific links to webpages in other domains) which are included in the website which the latter is browsing.

How many cookies are there?

a. Technical Cookies
Technical cookies are used for the sole purpose of “sending any communication via an electronic communication network, or to the extent which is strictly necessary for the provider of a service to the information company expressly requested by subscriber or by the user to provide such service” (see Art. 122 (1), Lgs. D. no. 196/2003, also known as Privacy Code). More specifically, they allow for: enabling and optimising the operation of the website; perform online authentication and prevent abuses; monitor the sessions; upgrade the users’ browsing experience, for example by enabling connection to reserved areas while browsing the pages of a website without having to enter User-Id and Password again, and storing specific information regarding the said users (including, but not only, their preferences, type of browser and of computer used).
They are not used for any other purpose; they are generally installed directly by the data controller or manager of the website; they do not require prio onsent by the users.
b. Profiling Cookies
Profiling cookies serve the purpose of creating profiles related to the user; they are used for the purpose of sending advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the latter in the course of browsing the internet. The regulation stipulates that all data subjects should be informed about use of the latter in order to be able to express their consent.
c. Third-party Cookies
Third party cookies are installed by a different website, through the website a person is browsing. These cookies may be sent through the browser to the user by third companies directly from their websites for their own purposes, and – possibly – also for profiling, or even just in order to obtain information in an aggregated form regarding the number of users and how the latter browse the website (“cookie analytics”). All users need to be informed in advance about the procedures for processing used by these cookies and about those required for consenting to use of the latter.

What type of cookies does the website use?

This website may use session cookies and persistent cookies.
The types of cookies directly generated by this website are:
1. Technical Cookies
They just keep track of the unified code of the browsing session; they shall not include any personal information.
2. Third-party Cookies
This website allows for sending to the user’s terminal third party cookies. This website’s data controller, as technical intermediary, shall just send cookies, without managing their operation (i.e. with no control or access to the information provided/acquired), because their operation is the responsibility of third parties. For these cookies it is possible to view the privacy policy and forms for consent acquisition from third parties by clicking on the links below.
2.1. Interaction with social networks and external platforms
This service category allows for interaction with social networks, or other external platforms, directly from the pages of this Application. Any interactions and information acquired  by the said App are in any case subject to the user’s privacy settings with regard to the social network in question.
This type of service may also collect traffic data for the webpages where the service is installed, also when users do not browse it. It is thus advisable to disconnect from the relevant services to make sure that the personal data processed by this App cannot be associated with the user’s profile.

Widget Google Maps (Google, Inc.)
Google Maps is a service for viewing maps managed by Google, Inc. which allows this Application to integrate these contents inside its pages.
Personal Data collected: Cookie; browsing Data
Processing location: USA – Privacy Policy
Facebook social Widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
The Facebook “Like” button and social widgets are interaction services with the Facebook Facebook, provided by Facebook, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and browsing Data
Processing location: USA – Privacy Policy
Twitter social Widgets (Twitter, Inc.)
The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are interaction services with the social network Twitter, provided by Twitter, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and browsing Data
Processing location: USA – Privacy Policy
Youtube social Widget (Google, Inc.)
The Youtube button and social widgets are interaction services with the Youtube network, provided by Google, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and browsing Data
Processing location: USA – Privacy Policy
Instagram social Widget (Facebook, Inc.)
The Instagram button and social widgets are interaction services wth the social network Instagram, provided by Facebook, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and browsing Data
Processing location: USA – Privacy Policy
Pinterest social Widget (Pinterest, Inc.)
The Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets are interaction services with the Pinterest platform, provided by Pinterest Inc.
Personal data collected: Cookies and browsing Data
Processing location: USA – Privacy Policy

How can consent be given or revoked?

Users may express or revoke their consent to use of the cookies or other identifies by setting their own preferences as part of the cookie policy or updating the latter through the widgets for consent setting, if available.
In addition, users may manage their preferences in relation to identifiers directly through the settings of their own device, thus preventing – for example – third party identifiers from being authorised. Through the settings of the browser or device it is also possible to delete any identifiers previously saved, including those used to save the consent initially given by the user. Users can find information on how to manage identifiers with some of the most common browsers in the following websites: Google ChromeMozilla FirefoxApple Safari e Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Having regard to identifiers used by third parties, users may set their devices and revoke their consent by browsing the relevant opt-out link (if available), using the instruments described in the privacy policy of the third party, or directly contacting the latter.
Notwithstanding the provisions above, users are advised that it is possible to use information provided by YourOnlineChoices (EU), Network Advertising Initiative (USA) and Digital Advertising Alliance (USA), DAAC (Canada), DDAI (Japan), or other similar services. These services allow for managing tracking preferences of most advertising instruments. The data controller thus recommends that users avail themselves of these resources in addition to any information included in this document.