2. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to the terminal you use to access to the Internet (usually your browser) by the websites you visit. Cookies are stored in your computer to be recognized by those websites on your subsequent visits. Cookies cannot be used to retrieve other data from your hard disk, transmit computer viruses or identify and use e-mail addresses. Each cookie is unique to each browser and device you use to access our Website. Cookies can be installed by the operator of the website you are visiting (“First-Party Cookies”) or by other websites (“Third-Party Cookies”). Cookies can be permanently stored in your device until they expire or until you delete them (“Permanent Cookies”), or they can be automatically eliminated when you abandon the website or when you close your browser (“Session Cookies”). Cookies are used for several purposes: to ensure the correct functioning of the Website and offer an improved and more efficient browsing experience. A “web beacon,” also known as a tag, pixel tag, or clear GIF, is used to transmit information back to a web server. When we talk about “cookies” in this Policy, we mean not just cookies, but web beacons and similar technologies.
3. STRICTLY NECESSARY / TECHNICAL COOKIES.
“Strictly necessary” or “technical cookies” are cookies used exclusively to transmit a communication on an electronic communication network, or insofar as they are strictly necessary to provide a service expressly required by you. These cookies grant a smooth navigation and use of the Website and allow you to browse with certain pre-determined settings (e.g. preferred language, products on your chart) in order to improve our service. These cookies include analytical cookies, which are sometimes directly used by the website’s operator to collect anonymous and aggregate information on visitors and on how visitors use the website for statistical purposes. Your prior consent is not necessary for the use of these cookies.
4. PROFILING COOKIES.
Profiling cookies create user profiles and are used to send advertisements in line with the preferences shown by the user while browsing the web. These cookies belong either to us or to third parties which are accurately selected and checked and they are used to guarantee that the marketing messages received through the Website or other websites used by us for advertising purposes are in line with your preferences. Our advertising may offer targeted messages, based on previous visits to the Website, on the pages visited more frequently and on other information on the visitor. Your prior consent is necessary for the use of these cookies.
5. COOKIE OPT-OUT.
When first accessing any page of our Website, a banner containing a simplified policy statement is displayed. This banner could include an unmarked box or toggle that requires you to affirmatively “opt-in” to our use of non-necessary cookies. Additionally, you may change and manage your cookie preferences in the following manner: You may give or withdraw your consent to the use of non-necessary cookies through your browser’s settings.
The following are some common browsers and the instructions on how the settings can be changed.
Internet Explorer, instructions can be found at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies.
Google Chrome, instructions can be found at https://support.google.com /chrome/ answer/95647?hl=en.
Mozilla Firefox, instruction can be found at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences.
Opera, instructions can be found at https://help.opera.com/en/latest/.
Apple Safari, instructions can be found at https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac.