Certain cookies and identifiers are conveyed and controlled by us directly. We collect and process your personal data by means of these cookies and identifiers.
To the contrary, other cookies and identifiers are conveyed and controlled by third parties, over which we have no control. We hereby invite you to read such cookies policies of the third parties carefully.
A. What cookies are and what they are for
The cookies are small text files that websites visited by a user send directly to its terminal (usually, to the browser), where they are memorised to be transmitted to the same websites at the following visit of the same by the same user (the so called proprium first party cookies). During the surfing of a website, a user may receive on its terminal also cookies of other websites or of other web servers (the so called third parties cookies); this happens because there may be elements on the visited website, such as images, maps, sounds, links to specific web pages of other domains that are on servers other than the server on which the requested page is placed. In other words, such cookies are set up on a website other than the one that is currently visited.
The cookies may have a duration limited to a single session of navigation on the browser (called session cookies), and, in such event, they deactivate automatically once the browser is closed by the user; or may have a predetermined duration and, in such event, they will remain memorised and active on your hard disk until the expiry date, thus continuing collecting information during different sessions of navigation on the browser (the so called permanent cookies).
The cookies are used for several purposes. Certain cookies are necessary in order to allow you to surf the website or Service and benefit of its functionalities (the so called technical cookies). Other cookies are used in order to obtain statistical information, whether in aggregate or not, about the number of users accessing the website or Service and how the website or Service is used (called monitoring cookies or analytics). To the end, other cookies are used in order to track your customer profile and allow you to view advertisements that may be of interest to you (called profiling cookies).
We summarise the types of cookies below:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Service. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Service, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Service when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Service works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Service. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Service, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Service and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
B. How to manage the cookies and oppose to their use
There are several options to manage, disable and remove the cookies.
(1) Modify your browser settings
Please follow the instructions provided by your browser’s producer to discover how to manage, disable or remove all the cookies.
Please be careful in making your choice. By blocking the receipt of all the cookies indiscriminately, including the technical ones, without providing a specific exception for the Service, you may no longer able to surf the Service or to benefit, in whole or in part, from its functionalities. Furthermore, removing the technical cookies could remove the preferences set up by using the Service or you could no longer find products or services included in your basket.
(2) Use our interactive instruments or those provided by third parties
In order to disable the first party profiling cookies and/or identifiers, which means those installed directly by us, you can simply edit your preferences using the interactive banner that is displayed on our Service homepage, as illustrated below. Your choice to oppose to the use of such cookies will not have any consequences on the ability to surf on the Service and to use its functionalities, and could be revoked by you at any time whatsoever by using the same button.
In order to disable the third parties cookies or identifiers, please see the privacy policies of those third parties.