What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user send to his terminal (usually the browser), where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit by the same user. While browsing a site, the user can also receive cookies on his terminal that are sent from different sites or web servers (so-called “ third parties ”), on which some elements may reside ( such as, for example, images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages of other domains) present on the site that the same is visiting.
Two macro-categories are identified: cookies “ technical ” and “ profiling ” cookies.
a) Technical cookies
are those used for the sole purpose of 'carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or by the user to provide this service ” (Article 122, paragraph 1, of the Code regarding the protection of personal data). They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner or manager of the website. They can be divided into navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas); analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies when used directly by the site manager to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site; functionality cookies, which allow the user to browse according to a series of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided.
For the installation of these cookies, the prior consent of the users is not required, while the obligation to provide information pursuant to art. 13 of the Code regarding the protection of personal data, which the site manager, if he uses only such devices, may provide in the manner he deems most suitable.
b) Profiling cookies
Profiling cookies are designed to create profiles relating to the user and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same in the context of surfing the net . The European and Italian legislation provides that the user must be adequately informed about their use and thus express their valid consent.
Art. 122 of the Code where it provides that “ the storage of information in the terminal device of a contractor or user or access to information already stored are only permitted on condition that the contractor or ’ user has expressed his consent after being informed with the simplified procedures referred to in article 13, paragraph 3 ”. (Article 122, paragraph 1, of the Code regarding the protection of personal data).
c) Third-party cookies for marketing / retargeting
Third-party cookies are used by third-party companies and allow the user to display advertising banners on other affiliated sites showing the latest products displayed on this site. Furthermore, while browsing this site these cookies are used to make you view products that may interest you and similar to those seen previously.
This site does uses third party cookies for marketing / retargeting.
How to disable cookies?
The most browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) are configured to accept cookies. The cookies stored on the hard disk of your device can still be deleted and it is also possible to disable cookies by following the instructions provided by the main browsers, at the following links:
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer / 95647? Hl=en
You can find more information on cookies on the site www.aboutcookies.org