What are cookies?
Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user send to its terminal (usually browser) mobile or desktop, where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit by the same user, as specified by point 1 of the premise to the regulation n.229 / 2014. For this reason, cookies cannot be considered viruses or malicious programs.
The function of cookies
Through these small text strings it is possible to compare new and past site visitors and understand, therefore, what the users' preferences are.
Cookies and visitors
With this information, in compliance with the provision n. 229/2014, the user is informed that by using the site he allows the entry of cookies as specified above, and that they are installed on his device, thus allowing access.
The site allows access to the server to "third party" services, ie allows the entry of cookies that are sent from different sites or web-servers (commonly called "third parties"), on which some elements may reside such as images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages from other domains. The "third parties" use this method to send announcements in the browser of the site user by detecting his IP address and thus allowing access to the aforementioned elements as well as advertising based on the interests of the user.
In line with the provisions of the aforementioned provision it is necessary to inform the user that this site does not have control over the cookies that are used by the "third parties".
Frequently, therefore, it is possible to disable cookies directly from your browser as better specified in the section on "how to control cookies". The user browsing the site, consents the entry of cookies relating to the same site, and consequently, accepts the entry of third-party cookies, except the refusal of consent to this entry through the methods specified in the paragraph "how to control cookies ".
Types of tracking using cookies
The User can selectively disable Google Analytics cookies by installing on his browser the opt-out component provided by Google. To disable data collection by Google Analytics, you can visit the following link: Google Analytics OPTOUT
Duration and analysis of cookies in use
|First name||Short description||Deadline|
|__utmz||record where the user comes from on the site (search engine, search keyword, link).||6 months|
|__utma||records the total number of visits for each visitor, the duration of the first and previous visits and the current one.||2 years|
|__utmb||records the pages visited, the number of links clicked and the duration of the user's visit for each page.||30 minutes after the end of the browsing session.|
|__utmc||record the duration of the user's visit||at the end of the browsing session.|
|_ga||user distinction - necessary for the Google Analytics third-party service.||2 years|
|_gat||user distinction - necessary for the Google Analytics third-party service.||10 minutes|
|_gid||user distinction - necessary for the Google Analytics third-party service.||24 hours|
|_fbp||user tracking - necessary for Facebook Pixel third-party service to improve ads.||3 months|
|style||records the user's chosen theme, anonymous does not memorize the user's ip||1 years|
|lang||records the language of the user's chosen text, anonymous does not memorize the user's ip||1 years|
|cookielaw2018||acceptance of the cookie management policy||1 years|
How to control cookies
You can check and disable the cookies you have already stored in the browser or those that you will accept in the future through the browser settings in use. Below are the methods offered by the main browsers:
However, after this operation, some functions of the web pages may not be performed correctly. You can also disable cookies by:
- Google Analytics by downloading a specific browser plug-in available at the following url: Google Analytics OPTOUT
Use of data and dissemination
The data collected may be processed by employees and collaborators of the Property, as appointees and data processors. These data may also be processed by trusted companies that perform technical and organizational tasks on our behalf. These companies are our direct collaborators and perform the function of data controller. In particular, in the area of data processing carried out through the site, the Property is responsible for processing the technical management and maintenance of the site. The data collected using analytical and social cookies may be transferred outside the European Union but will not be transferred to third parties or disseminated.
Last updated: 01 June 2019