What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. When they return the cookies are sent back to the website that originated them (first-party cookies) or another site that recognizes them (third-party cookies). Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user's device. They have different purposes such as, for example, allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your favorite sites and, in general, improve the browsing experience. They also help to ensure that the advertising content displayed online are more targeted to the user and to his interests.
Depending on the function and purpose of use, cookies can be divided into four categories: cookies essential (strictly necessary), performance cookie, cookie functionality and targeting cookies.
Allow you to move around a website and use its features. Without these cookies, the required services can not be provided. One example is storing the actions (eg. Text input) to return to previous pages within the same session.
The performance cookies
They collect information on the use of a website by visitors, such as the most visited pages and eventual display of error messages site. These cookies do not collect information that can lead to profiling of visitors. Any information obtained are aggregated (ie anonymous) and used only to improve the functioning of the site.
The cookie functionality
Allow the site to remember the user's choice (as its name, its language and the geographical region where it is located) and provide enhanced and more personalized. For example, a website may be able to provide tax information locally using a cookie for storing the province in which the user is located at that moment. The cookie functionality can also be used to provide certain services requested by the user, such as playing a video. The information collected by these cookies can be made anonymous and do not track your browsing activity on other websites.
The targeting cookies
They are used to provide more targeted advertising content to the user and to his interests. Also allow you to limit the number of appearances of publicity and at the same time determine the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. Remember if a user visited a website or not, sharing this information with other organizations (eg. Advertisers). The targeting or advertising cookies are often connected to site functions provided by other organizations.
Using cookies on our part
Cookies can be set on our website (first-party cookies) or other sites that have content on our site (third-party cookies); for example, our web pages contain buttons "share" that allow users to share content with friends via social networks like Facebook and Twitter. It is possible that these sites impostino a cookie when you are logged in to avail their services. Our site does not handle the setting of cookies on these sites. Refer to third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
You can enable or disable all cookies or a part of them, or delete cookies already defined, by changing its settings from the Help menu of the Internet browser. By doing so, you should know that will not be available all the interactive features of the website.
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