What are cookies?
Cookies are small text strings which website downloads during browsing onto the user’s device (PC, smartphone, notebook, or tablet) and which are normally stored directly on the browser used for navigation). Then the website that transmitted them can read and record the cookies that are located on the device to obtain information of various kinds.
Cookies cannot cause any damage to Your computer and furthermore, we are very careful in selecting third-party providers who may add their own cookies for marketing purposes.
Types of cookies:
There are two basic macro-categories with characteristics differing according to the purposes of those who use them:
– TECHNICAL cookies
– PROFILING cookies
TECHNICAL COOKIES may be further broken down into:
– navigation cookies;
– analytics cookies;
– functionality cookies.
Complete detailed information is set out below:
These cookies are required so that You can browse the site and use functions such as making a purchase or authenticating access to restricted areas.
These cookies collect information about how users use the site, for example, which pages they visit most, rather than any error messages the user receives from web pages while browsing.
These cookies enable the site to “remember” the choices You make (such as Your user name, language, any products selected for purchase) to improve the services provided to You.
PROFILING COOKIES are designed to create profiles related to the user and are usually used in order to send advertising messages aligned with the preferences You show while browsing.
Cookies can also be classified as:
- session cookies, which are deleted immediately once the browser is closed (for example, Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, etc.);
- Persistent cookies, which – unlike session cookies – stay on the browser for a specific period of time. They are used, for example, to recognize the device which connects to the site thereby facilitating user authentication;
- First-party cookies that is cookies generated and managed directly by the operator of the website the user is browsing on;
- third-party cookies, which are generated and managed by persons other than the operator of the website which the user is browsing on (usually on the basis of a contract between the owner of the website and the third party).
Which cookies are used on this site?
Technical and analytical cookies are used on this site to ensure that the site contents are used correctly and to facilitate navigation.
You can decide whether or not to allow cookies to be downloaded on Your computer, but this website will function optimally with all types of cookies enabled. Cookie settings can be controlled and changed in browser preferences.
Select the browser You are using below for further information on how to change Your cookie settings.
If You disable cookies, this may result in disabling some features of the site.
Even with all cookies disabled, Your browser will continue to store a small amount of information. This information is necessary for the basic functionality of the site