What are cookies
A cookie is a small file memorised on the computer by websites during browsing, useful for saving preferences and improving the performance of the websites. In this way, the user’s browsing experience is optimised. More specifically, they are small strings of text sent by a server to a web client (usually a browser). They are sent back by the client to the server (without undergoing changes) every time the client accesses the same portion of the same web domain.
Type and purpose of cookies
There are two types of cookies used by this website:
Allow for easier and faster browsing and are therefore used to provide a better service to the user. They are not used for purposes other than to guarantee maximum usability of the site.
Make it possible to collect information on the amount of users and how they visit the site. They are third-party cookies that are used to optimise the site starting from its user statistics. They derive from the web analysis tool Google Analytics (more information at google.it/intl/it/analytics, quie qui).
Third party cookies: social networks and external services.
> Google Maps (Google Inc): http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/
Users can, at any time, freely regulate the privacy settings of their browser following the relative instructions. > Microsoft Internet Explorer: click on the “Tools” icon in the top right-hand corner, and then select “Internet options” from the menu and “Privacy” in the following screen, from which it is possible to block all or part of the cookies.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer: click on the “Tools” icon in the top right-hand corner, then select “internet settings” in the menu and on the next screen, “Privacy”, from which it’s possible to block all or part of the cookies.
- Google Chrome: click on the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon in the top right-hand corner, then select “Settings” in the menu, and “Show advanced settings” on the following screen. Under “Privacy”, click on the “Contents settings” button, from which it’s possible to block all or part of the cookies.
- Mozilla Firefox: from the drop-down menu in the top left-hand corner select “Options” from the menu and “Privacy” in the following screen, from which it is possible to block all or part of the cookies.
- Opera: click on the Opera icon in the upper left corner and select “Settings” (Alt+P) from the dropdown menu. On the following screen, choose “Privacy & Security” and from there, go to “Cookie and other site data”, from which it is possible to block all or part of the cookies.
The user can also set the so-called “private browsing”, or “incognito mode”, thanks to which the browser interrupts the saving of cookies, any passwords and other browsing data.
The disabling of all cookies, including technical ones, can affect the quality of browsing on the website.