WHAT ARE COOKIES? Cookies are small text files sent from the website to the user’s terminal (usually to the browser) where they are stored before being re-transmitted back to the website during the next visit by the same user. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from the user’s hard disk nor transmit computer viruses or acquire email addresses. Each cookie is unique to the user’s web browser. Some of the functions of cookies can be delegated to other technologies. In this document, the term “cookie” refers to both cookies and all similar technologies. By using cookies it is possible to memorize information related to your preferences, like browsing pages or downloading files from our website or other similar actions performed while visiting our website.
FIRST- OR THIRD-PARTY COOKIES Cookies can be first or third party, where “first party” means cookies developed by the owner of the website and “third party” means cookies developed by third parties with respect to the owner of the website.
NATURE OF COOKIES There are several types of cookies: Technical cookies Technical cookies are used for the sole purpose of “transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service” (see art. 122, paragraph 1, of the Code). They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the data controller or operator of the website. They can be divided into: – Navigation or session cookies, which guarantee normal navigation and use of the website (for example, allowing purchases or authenticating access to restricted areas). They are in fact necessary for the proper operation of the website. – Analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies when used directly by the website operator to collect information in the aggregate form on the number of users and how they use the website itself, to improve the website’s performance. – Functionality cookies, which allow the user to browse based on an array of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) to improve the service rendered. For the installation of these cookies, the prior consent of users is not required (more information is available in the Cookie Management section below). Profiling cookies Profiling cookies are used to create user profiles and to send advertising messages that reflect his/her preferences as manifested while browsing the Internet. The consent of the data subject is required for the use of profiling cookies. According to provision no. 229 of 8 May 2014, the user must be able to authorise or refuse consent to install profiling cookies if present. In the case of third-party cookies, the website does not have direct control of individual cookies and cannot control them (it can either install them directly nor delete them). You can still manage these cookies through your browser settings (follow the instructions below) or refer to the websites listed in the “Cookie Management” section. The User is therefore invited to consult the website of the third party specified below.
COOKIES INSTALLED ON THIS WEBSITE
Necessary: Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Cookie name: cookies_notice_accepted Purpose: Acceptance cookie banner First or Third-party: First-party Duration: permanent Description: Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain. Web reference: pompillon.it
Cookie name: wordpress_test_cookie Purpose: Check acceptance cookies First or Third-party: First-party Duration: permanent Description: WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies. Web reference: wordpress.com
Analytics: to enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behaviour.
Cookie name: _at.hist.# Purpose: Statistical analysis First or Third-party: Third-party Duration: Permanent Description: Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to store the user’s usage history of the AddThis sharing widget. Web reference: AddThis http://www.addthis.com
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Marketing: Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
Cookie name: _at.cww Purpose: Content sharing First or Third-party: Third-party Duration: Permanent Description: Used by the social sharing platform AddThis. Web reference: AddThis http://www.addthis.com
Cookie name: at-rand Purpose: Content sharing First or Third-party: Third-party Duration: Permanent Description: Used by the social sharing platform AddThis. Web reference: AddThis http://www.addthis.com
Cookie name: xtc Purpose: Content sharing First or Third-party: Third-party Duration: Permanent Description: Registers the user’s sharing of content via social media. Web reference: AddThis http://www.addthis.com
Cookie name: __atuvc Purpose: Content sharing First or Third-party: Third-party Duration: permanent Description: Updates the counter of a website’s social sharing features. Web reference: AddThis http://www.addthis.com
Cookie name: __atuvs Purpose: Content sharing First or Third-party: Third-party Duration: permanent Description: Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, AddThis. Web reference: AddThis http://www.addthis.com
Cookie name: loc Purpose: Content sharing First or Third-party: Third-party Duration: temporary Description: Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level). Web reference: AddThis http://www.addthis.com
Cookie name: uvc Purpose: Content sharing First or Third-party: Third-party Duration: temporary Description: Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user. Web reference: AddThis http://www.addthis.com
Cookie name: ssc Purpose: Content sharing First or Third-party: Third-party Duration: temporary Description: it is used to allow visitors to share our online content to social media sites. Web reference: AddThis http://www.addthis.com
To opt out of being tracked by AddThis across all websites visit https://datacloudoptout.oracle.com/
Unclassified: Unclassified cookies are cookies that are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
COOKIE DURATION Cookies have a duration that is dictated by their expiration date (or by a specific action like closing the browser) set at the time of installation. Cookies can be: • Temporary or session (session cookies): these are used to store temporary information, to link the actions performed during a specific session and are removed from the computer when the browser is closed. • Permanent (persistent cookies): these are used to store information like login name and password so that the user doesn’t have to retype them each time he/she visits a specific site. These remain stored on the computer even after the browser is closed. In contrast, session cookies are deleted once the connection to this website is terminated. The computer systems used for this website are based on temporary and permanent cookies.
COOKIE MANAGEMENT In addition to what is specified in this document, the User can manage preferences for Cookies directly from within their own browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing Cookies. Through browser preferences, it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookies that may have saved the initial consent for the installation of Cookies by this website. Users can, for example, find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Notwithstanding the above, the Owner informs that Users may the third instructions provided on the subsequently linked initiatives by the EDAA (EU), the Network Advertising Initiative (US) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (US), DAAC (Canada), DDAI (Japan) or other similar services. Such initiatives allow Users to select their tracking preferences for most of the advertising tools. The Owner thus recommends that Users make use of these resources in addition to the information provided in this document.
Moreover, User can disable cookies on websites by downloading special software like Ghostery (https://www.ghostery.com) for your browser and disabling the use of individual cookies. Or you can enable “anonymous browsing” mode, which is a function that allows you to browse without leaving a trace of any navigation data in your browser. This function only allows you not to keep browsing data in your browser. Alternatively, you can disable/delete cookies by accessing the configuration panel of your browser.