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What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
Cookie analysis and performance.
Cookies are used to collect and analyze traffic and use the site anonymously. These cookies, even without identifying the user, allow, for example, detecting if the same user returns at different times. They also allow monitoring the system to improve performance and usability.
Cookie profiling (Not in use)
Third Party Cookies
Users of our web site may receive cookies from the main site ("first party"), and/or from websites maintained by other organizations ("third party").
Social Plugins Cookies
In our site, we use "social plugins" for Facebook, Twitter and Google+. The most common use of these social plugins is to share content on social networks. They also transmit cookies to and from our site to the third party service. To know more about the information collected by "third parties" used please go to
- Facebook information: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
- Facebook (setting): log into your account> Section privacy.
- Twitter information:https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514
- Twitter (setting): https://twitter.com/settings/security
Google Analytics Cookies
This site includes components which communicate with Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). These third-party cookies are collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookie).
This site does not use Google analysis tools to track or collect personally identifiable information. For more information, please go to https://www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners/
You can selectively disable the action of installing Google Analytics on your browser component of the opt-out provided by Google. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please go to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
Warning: Disabling all or part of the technical cookies can compromise the use and functionality of the site portion reserved for registered users. On the contrary, access to public content is possible even when cookies are disabled.
Disabling "third party" cookies will not decrease web site usability. Each web site or application can have its own cookie settings. Furthermore the best browsers allow defining different settings for cookies "first party" and "third party". For example, in Firefox through the menu Tools-> Options -> Privacy, you can access a control panel where you can specify whether or not to accept the different types of cookies and remove them.
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