A) What cookies are:
Cookies are small text files that sites visited by users send to their terminals, where they are stored and then transmitted to the same sites the next time they visit.
They are called “first party” if set directly by the site visited.“Third-party” cookies are cookies sent by third-party websites in order to integrate third-party functions into the site (for example, in the case of sharing content accessible on the site via social networking platforms).
B) What cookies are used for:
Cookies are used for different purposes: performing computer authentication, tracking sessions, storing information about specific configurations regarding users accessing the server, storing preferences and more.
C) What “technical” cookies are:
Technical cookies are the cookies that allow the user to browse the site properly (for example, those which collect information about the market, language and country of reference, so that, the user lands from the first access on the website in his language and market, those that allow the site to e optimised for certain browsers or displays) and to secure the protection of navigation against possible computer fraud and spamming. Without the use of these cookies, certain operations could not be performed or would be more complex and/or less secure.
They are not used for any other purpose, and are normally installed directly by the website owner.
They can be divided into:
- navigation or session cookies, which ensure normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access to restricted areas).
- analytics cookies (assimilated to technical cookies where they are used directly by the site manager to collect information), which allow the site to collect information in aggregate form – and therefore, strictly anonymous – for the sole purpose of internal statistical analysis (e.g. on the number of users visiting the site, their geographical origin, the quality and quantity of pages visited).
- Functionality cookies, which allow the user to navigate according to a series of selected criteria (e.g., language, product selected for purchase), in order to improve the service provided to the user.
D) What “profiling” cookies are:
These are the cookies used to track the user’s browsing on the Internet and create profiles on his or her tastes, habits, choices, etc. These cookies can be used to transmit to the user’s terminal advertising messages in line with the preferences already expressed by the user when surfing online.
1. First-party cookies managed directly by the owner:
This site uses only technical cookies. These are active by default when the user’s browser is set accordingly: the user may exclude them by deactivating them directly through the specific setting options of the browser specifically used for navigation (see the links below).
However, we would like to point out that if technical cookies are deactivated, this may compromise the proper functioning of the site and prevent the user from making full and effective use of the services offered by the site: in order to benefit from all the functions of the site, it is therefore advisable to set your browser to allow their introduction.
2. Third party cookies:
Technical cookies managed by third parties are also installed on this site. For all the types of cookies indicated, the user will find below the name of the third party managing them, and for each of them the link to the page where he can receive information on the processing and, if necessary, refuse his consent.
GoogleGoogle Analytics is Google’s analytics tool that helps website and app owners understand how visitors interact with their content.
WordPress is the technical platform on which this site ‘runs’. Cookies are applied which are necessary for WordPress.org to carry out basic functionality to optimise navigation (adaptation of the site’s display to the user’s screen, language switching and instant search within the site).
Google Maps is a map display service operated by Google Inc. that enables this Site to show the location of the Firm, using technical cookies.
3. Management and disabling of cookies by the user:
This site functions optimally if technical (including third-party) cookies are enabled.
However, you may decide not to allow the use of such cookies on your computer.
It is possible to disable the use of Google Analytics cookies by using the ADDITIONAL COMPONENT made available by Google. This allows Users who do not want their browsing information to be sent to Google Analytics, the possibility of installing an “opt-out browser add-on”.
You can also set or disable the use of the various cookies on your browser by following the instructions provided by the various manufacturers, such as:
If you completely disable cookies, you may disable certain features of the site; however, your browser will continue to store a small amount of information necessary for the basic functionality of the site.