What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file consisting of letters and numbers which is stored by a Web site on a user's computer when they access the website. They are stored by the browser (for example Explorer or Chrome) on your computer, smartphone or other device and allow websites to store and use information about the users' preferences in order to recognize a user when they access the website again, and respond accordingly.
Cookies are used to increase the functionality and usability of our website. We use two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies Persistent cookies are those that remain in the bowser even after the end of a session. Session cookies are stored for as long as your visit lasts, and are not stored in the browser when the session ends. No personal information is recorded in cookies. All information collected by cookies is retained and not disclosed, transmitted or sold to third parties.
Types of cookies used by the site
This type of cookies allows the correct operation of certain sections of the site. These fall into two categories: permanent or session linked: - Permanent: once the browser is closed they are not destroyed but stored up to a pre-set expiration date - Session: they are deleted every time the browser is closed
These cookies, always sent from our domain, are required to view the Website correctly and in relation to technical services offered; they will then always be used and sent unless the user does not change the settings in his/her browser (thus affecting the displaying of web pages).
These are similar to technical cookies and the cookies in this category are used to collect information about the use of this site. The site will use this information concerning anonymous statistical analysis in order to improve the use of the site and to make the experience more interesting and relevant to the needs of the users. This type of cookie collects data in an anonymous way on users activity and on how they arrive at the Website. Analytical cookies are sent from the Website itself or by third-party domains.
Third party analytical cookies
Similarly, these simple analytical cookies are used to anonymously collect information about the site by users such as pages they visit, time spent, traffic source, geographical origin, age, gender and interests for the purpose of marketing campaigns . These cookies are sent from third-party domains external to the Website.
The owner, according to current legislation, is not required to seek consent for cookies and technical analytics, as necessary to provide the required services. For all other types of cookies, consent may be expressed by the user with one or more of the following methods:
- Through specific configurations of the browser used or related computerized programs used to browse site pages.
- By changing settings for the use of third-party services
Both these solutions may prevent the user from using or viewing parts of the Website.
How to disable cookies through browser configuration:
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- For more information about Opera visit the page.