Cookies are small text files that are automatically placed on the surfer’s PC within the browser. They contain basic information about Internet browsing and thanks to the browser are recognized each time the user visits the site.
The cookies used on this site may fall into the categories described below.
- Activities strictly necessary for operation
These cookies are technical in nature and allow the site to function properly. For example, they keep the user logged in while browsing by preventing the site from requiring the user to log in multiple times to access subsequent pages.
- Activity of saving preferences
These cookies allow remembering the preferences selected by the user while browsing, for example, they allow setting the language.
- Statistical and Audience Measurement Activities (e.g., Google Analytics)
These cookies help us to understand, through anonymously collected and aggregated data, how users interact with websites by providing information regarding sections visited, time spent on the site, any malfunctions. This helps to improve the performance of websites.
- Social media cookies (ex: Facebook)
These third-party cookies are used to integrate some popular social media features and provide them within the site. In particular, they allow registration and authentication on the site via facebook and google connect, sharing and commenting on site pages on social networks, enable “like” functionality on Facebook and “+1″ on G+.