What is a cookie?
A cookie is a brief text file sent by the website you have visited to your browser, either on your computer or mobile device. A cookie allows our website to receive feedback on your site activity, such as your default language and other settings. This allows us to offer a better experience during your visit and make successive visits to our site easier, increasing the utility of the website in your favor. Cookies play an important role on the Web. Without them, navigating the Web would be a more frustrating experience.
There are various types of cookies and ways of using them. Cookies can be distinguished by the function they play, their duration and by the entity that adds them to a website.
How are cookies used?
Our website uses the following types of cookies.
Some cookies are indispensable for the correct operation of our website since they allow the loading of the web page and the correct operation of all of the essential functional aspects of the website. Other technical cookies add functions and help or personalize the overall experience of your browsing activity on our website.
Analytics cookies (by third-parties)
These are cookies that allow us to monitor and analyze the behavior of all users of our sites. Through these cookies, we are able to monitor how navigation occurs within the website and we can create profiles of the types of users on our site in order to make improvements based on the analysis of this data. These cookies (offered by third parties) give us anonymous/aggregate data on site activity which means we cannot identify any single user.
Read this page to learn how to refuse or delete cookies installed by Google: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
Profiling cookies (by third-parties)
We use various providers on our website that can install cookies directly to make sure their services work correctly. If you wish to have more information on which ones are present and how to disable/uninstall them, keep reading and follow the links in this section.
In addition, by going to http://www.youronlinechoices.com/, you can find information about how behavioral advertising works and have the possibility of turning on or off specific companies among the list of providers listed who work with website providers to collect and use information to provide online behavioral advertising.
These cookies memorize the information based on browsing activity to deliver advertising that reflects these interests.
Some of our cookies work to create a user profile while others offer anonymous statistical data on browsing activity on our website; this function can be disabled through your browser.
These cookies (third-party advertising services) are used to publish personalized ads and content based on browsing activity on our site. Below you can find the privacy pages for each service and the opt-out option where it is possible to disable the use of third-party profiling cookies.
- Adwords: Remarketing and Conversion Campaigns
- Remarketing and Conversion Cookies
- Opt-out option – https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads
- Opt-out option – http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out
Social Media Cookies
These third-party cookies are used to integrate various tools used by main social media platforms within the website. In particular, they permit you to register and login on our site with your own Facebook account (on our Forum).
Facebook offers sponsored ads based on your own browsing activity on Facebook as well as interests. For further details: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies?ref_type=sitefooter
We use Web beacons; these elements are images found on a page or email whose function is to monitor the online activity of users that visit our site or that receive our newsletter.
The objective of using this technology is to monitor user activity, identifying the pages visited within the site and time spent browsing/reading.
How to disable cookies on your browser
All of the main web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies automatically. The user can modify these settings to block cookies or to receive an alert message when cookies are sent to your device. There are various ways to manage cookies.
The user should refer to manuals or Help sections of their browser to learn how to regulate or change their browser settings.
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=it
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookies
- Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookiess
- Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/security-and-privacy/
- Safari: https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/it/cookies/
If you use any other browser not listed above, check your browser settings for a tab that lets you manage cookies.
Between today’s many devices (from computers to smartphones to tablets), the user will have to check their web browser and settings on each device to ensure they are all aligned to reflect your own preferences as far as cookies go.
Please keep in mind that a full block of profiling cookies does not mean you are blocking ads from appearing on your web browser, you are simply ensuring that they are no longer personalized based on your browser activity.
If you want to learn more about cookies, check out www.allaboutcookies.org
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By using this website, you signify your acceptance of these policies. If you do not agree to these policies, please do not use our website. Your continued use of our site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed as acceptance of those changes.
Last update: August 10, 2019