Last updated: 2018, May 25
We will review this Statement constantly, to make sure it is always up to date. In case of changes, we will publish the most recent version here. In case of significant changes, we will inform you during your subsequent access to our services or through further communication.
We kindly request all users of this website to review this Statement from time to time, in order to remain constantly updated.
WHAT “COOKIES” ARE
Cookies are little text files which are stored on the browser or hard drive of your computer or mobile device when you visit a webpage or application.
Cookies work to allow the correct operation of our site and for any assessment of liability in the case of computer crimes against our site, or perpetrated through our site. They also work to help us compare new and past visitors, to understand how users navigate the website, and generally make your experience browsing our site as smooth as possible.
The software used by our site normally acquires some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. The collection of these data does not allow the identification of the subjects to which they refer, and any identifiable data are not stored. However, due to their nature, these data could allow users to be identified through processing and association with data held by third parties. This category includes, among others, IP addresses or domain names of computers connecting to the site, and other parameters related to the operating system and the type of browser.
Our site could also contain links (links) to other Internet sites. These resources may operate under the control of third parties and adopt different privacy policies. Therefore, we invite you to check the privacy policies of these third parties.
For more information about cookies, and on how they may affect your browsing experience, we invite you to visit AboutCookies.org.
COOKIES INSTALLED ON THIS WEBSITE
We use three categories of cookie on our website.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies our website would not work. If you remove or disable these cookies, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use the services we provide on our website or the contact form.
Performance Cookies collect information about how visitors use our website. They allow us to count the number of visitors, which are the most visited pages, or if the users receive an error message during their visit. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous, and it is only used to enhance our website performances.
By using our website, you agree that these cookies can be stored on your computer or mobile device.
Functionality cookies are used to provide services or to remember your choices so we can personalize our content for you (for example, by remembering your user name, choice of language or region). We can also use these cookies to remember your preferences about text size, fonts and other parts of customizable web pages. We can also use them to provide services you have requested, such as watching a video or commenting on the blog. The information collected by these types of cookies are anonymous and they not able to monitor your browsing activity on other websites.
By using our site, you agree that these cookies can be installed on your computer or mobile device.
DURATION OF COOKIES
Cookies have a duration dictated by their expiry date or by a specific action, such as closing the browser. This date is set at installation.
Cookies can be:
temporary or session cookies: they allow you to connect the actions performed during a specific session and are removed from your computer when the browser is closed;
permanent (persistent cookies): they are used to store information such as the name and password, so as to avoid the user having to type them every time he visits a particular site. These are stored on the computer even after you have closed the browser.
How to disable / delete your browser’s cookies
You can disable cookies on your PC at any time, by changing the Security and Privacy settings on the browser, but this may compromise site viewing. Below are the procedures for changing the settings on cookies and links to relevant pages of the main browsers on the market.
Google Chrome – Click the Chrome menu icon > Select Settings > Near the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings > In the “Privacy” section, click Content settings > To enable cookies, select Allow local data to be set (recommended); to disable cookies, select Block sites from setting any data. > Click Done to save. For further information, see https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
Safari – To choose whether Safari blocks cookies, tap Settings > Safari > Block All Cookies. For further information, see https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
Firefox – To check or change your settings: Click the menu button and choose Options > Select the Privacy & Security panel and go to the History section > In the drop-down menu next to Firefox will, choose Use custom settings for history > Check-mark Accept cookies from websites to enable cookies, and uncheck it to disable them. See also https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Explorer – Click the Tools button, then click Internet Options > Select the Privacy tab. Under Settings, move the slider to the top to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow all cookies, and then click Apply. See also https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Opera – See Opera help page https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/
We remind you once again that by returning to the home page and/or by continuing the visit to our website, you are indicating your willingness to accept cookies. In fact, without a precise choice of the user, the site settings are made in such a way as to send the cookies by default.
Finally, remember that the non-acceptance of third-party cookies may not allow you to use all the features of the site. Unfortunately, we are not able to identify the consequences for not accepting each individual cookie, as we are not able to evaluate all the possible combinations of cookies accepted or not accepted.
Thanks for your attention.