What are cookies
Cookies are small files, generally of letters and numbers, downloaded onto a device when users access the websites. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or for the website to work more efficiently. Cookies are created when a user’s browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file. Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website’s server. Cookies have several functions, including, among others, collecting information of and remembering users’ preferences, using shopping cart, and generally facilitating users’ use of the website.
- facilitate your navigation on our website and the use of its features so as to providing you with a seamless experience;
- improve our website;
- provide you with more personalized features when surfing our website;
- deliver targeted advertising;
- collecting information about how you use our website in order to provide you with a better experience by measuring which areas of our website are of greatest interest to you or to remember you when you return to visit us.
These cookies are listed below:
Type 1: Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are required in order for users to surf on our website and use its features, which include, inter alia, access to secure area without having to repeatedly log in and remembering your actions in each page during one session.
PLEASE NOTE: Without these cookies, we can guarantee neither the performance of our website nor the on-line security during your sessions.
Type 2: Performance cookies
We use performance cookies, primarily Google Analytics cookies, to collect information about how users use our website. We collect information, such as the part of the webpage clicked, number of webpages visited, length of time of each session, and error message, if any, with a view to improving our website and providing users with better experience. For more information on Google Analytics, please click here.
We may also collect information about how users use our website by using other performance cookies similar to Google Analytics cookies from time to time. While the information collected through the use of these cookies may include users’ IP address and domain/browser information, such information is only collected and analyzed in an anonymous form and on an aggregated basis.
Type 3: Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies allow us to remember the choices which users make on our website, e.g., user name, language and their preferences. With this information, we can provide more personalized features to our users when surfing our website.
Type 4: Targeting and advertising cookies
These cookies are used to deliver advertisements which are of more interest and relevance to you. They collect and record information about users’ activities, e.g., pages browsed, links and items which users click on, users’ surfing habits, etc., and track users’ movements among different websites, so that we can limit the number or prevent repetition of advertisements on the website and evaluate the effectiveness of advertising campaigns, with a view to providing you with a better experience.
In addition, some of these cookies may be placed onto your computer and used by third parties with permission for advertising purposes. It occurs when the website you visit includes content displayed from a third party website or click the “share” button on our website, and your computer receives cookies from the third party. These third parties include social media providers such as Facebook and YouTube, and social commerce consumer review website Reevoo, which provide services to both our users and us. These cookies enable the third parties to collect and store information such as user preferences and pages visited for advertising purposes or improvement of services. Please note that we have no control over these cookies from third parties and we shall therefore not be liable in this respect. Please refer to these third party websites for their respective cookie policies.
Facebook > https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies
Youtube > http://www.google.com/policies/privacy
Twitter > https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170519-uso-dei-cookie-e-di-altre-tecnologie-simili-da-parte-di-twitter
Google+ > http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/
Linkedin > https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie_policy
How to prevent cookies
which provide information on managing settings for major browser providers.
PLEASE NOTE: As cookies are intended to enhance or enable the usability and processes of our website, preventing or deleting cookies may prevent our users from using the features on our website, or cause the website to perform differently in your browser from what it is designed to perform.
last update: May 2016