WHAT COOKIES ARE
Cookies (literally "biscuits") aresmall text filesthat store different types of information about the user who is visiting a website, such as its location, the device from which it is connected (pc, smartphone, tablet ..), the browser he uses, his authentication data, browsing preferences, etc ... but they can also store data on his habits and personal choices: the latter information that can be used later to trace a profile of the individual consumer.
More specifically,are distinguishedtwo macro categories of cookiescookies:
strictly necessary for the operation and use of the web service, they are used to collect information in aggregate form on visits to the site. Among these we have:
navigation cookies (or session)
cookiesauthentication cookies (for example, user and password insertion)
personalization cookies (for example, related to saving preferences)
functionality cookies (for example, saving the cart or preferences on language / currency)
analytics cookies (i.e. statistical, considered technical if used by the manager to collect data inaggregate form (= without collecting IP addresses), the number of users and how they visit the site)
cookie flash player ( if they do not exceed the duration of the session)
are used to outline the user's profile and send targeted advertising, such as:
first or third party advertising profiling cookies;
social network cookies;
statistical cookies managed completely by third parties (except: analytics cookies installed directly on the server of the first party or of its own server farm without third party interactions, such as Piwik; cookies managed by third parties, but anonymized, or in relation to which the third party cannot access the disaggregated analytics data at the IP level).
TYPES OF SITE COOKIES
All the cookies used in this SITE do not allow the acquisition of the user's personal data and cannot retrieve any other data from the user's hard disk or transmit computer viruses or take possession of the e-mail address (and -mail) of the user.
Browsing this site, cookies defined as "technical" will be downloaded, necessary for the use of the site: in particular, the user gives consent to the installation of this type of cookie simply by continuing to browse the site, with the selection of a link or a ' scroll action on the page itself (or confirming the brief information proposed in the banner at the first access to the site).