Cookies are short fragments of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the web server to store on the client (the
browser) information to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, also to
distance of days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences, by the individual
browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, transparent GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced with
HTML5, can be used to gather information on user behavior and use of services.
In the following of this document we will refer to cookies and all similar technologies using
simply the term “cookie”.
Types of cookies
- Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the site. There
cookie duration is strictly limited to the work session (closed the browser are deleted).
- Analysis and performance cookies. These cookies are used to collect and analyze the traffic and use of the
site anonymously. These cookies, even without identifying the user, allow, for example, to detect if the
same user returns to connect at different times. They also allow monitoring the system and
improve its performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be performed without any
loss of functionality.
- Profiling cookies. These are permanent cookies used to identify (anonymously or not)
user preferences and improve his browsing experience. They are not used on this site
By visiting a website you can receive cookies from both the visited site (“owners”) and from sites managed by others
organizations (“third parties”). A notable example is the presence of “social plugins” for Facebook,
Twitter, Google+ … These are parts of the visited page generated directly by the aforementioned sites and integrated into the host site page. The most common use of social plugins is aimed at sharing content on social media
The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites managed by third parties. The management the information collected by “third parties” is governed by the relevant information to which reference is made. For to guarantee greater transparency and convenience, the following are the web addresses of the various information and of the methods for managing cookies.
Facebook information: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Facebook (configuration): log in to your account. Privacy section.
Twitter (configuration): https://twitter.com/settings/security
Informative Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
Linkedin (configuration): https://www.linkedin.com/settings/
Google+ information: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/