1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small tracking file that, if you agree to, we put on your computer. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies are not viruses – they are plain text items and are not compiled code – so they cannot be executed on, or affect the operation of, the device. For more information on cookies go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org
(link is external).
2. What type of cookies do we use?
Session or navigation/persistent cookies
– They are needed for normal browsing and use of the website. We may use two types of cookies: Session cookies
which are temporary and expire when the browser session is closed; they do not remain in your computer. Persistent cookies
which last longer, as they stay stored in your cookie file even after closing the browser session. They will re-connect to the web page when it is next opened, remembering your information to facilitate navigation (avoid login process) or providing commercial services (offering products or services related to previous visits).
Cookies can be created by the web site being visited (they are called “own cookies”)
and some will be received by the site owner from third parties (they are called “third-party cookies”)
when navigating a website generated by a third-party service hosted by that website. For example, a cookie used by an advert or advertising banner on the website visited.
The purposes of the cookies may differ as follows:
They allow you to navigate through our website and use different services that exist therein. For example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted areas, remember elements regarding an order, make the application for registration in an event or medical education, use security elements during the browsing and store contents for the dissemination of videos or sound.
They allow you to access the service with certain general characteristics predefined by the device or by yourself. For example, the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the selected content design, geolocation of the device and the regional configuration .
They allow the effective management of advertising spaces that have been included in the website or application from which the service is provided. They can adapt the advertising content so that it is relevant for you and to avoid showing recurring ads.
They allow tracking and analysis of your behavior on websites. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure website performance, and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the website users, to continuously improve the service based on yours and other users usage data.
3. What type of cookies do we use and for what purposes
We use the following cookies:
4. How to uninstall cookies?
In this connection, please follow these instructions for different browsers:
- Enter the Safari menu > Preferences
- In the Privacy section, click the Details button
- Select the website that stores cookies and click Delete, or click Delete All to remove all of the cookies
You can also prevent our suppliers from collecting your data by clicking on the following links:
In this link you can find also options to opt-out from cookies stored in your device: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/
The previous links can be updated by the developers of these browsers. We will use all reasonable efforts to maintain the previous list duly updated. However, if a link does not work or is not up to date, you can go to the “Help” menu of your browser.
If you want to have more control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons to your browser, known as “Do Not Track” tools, which will allow you to choose the cookies you want to allow.