Cookies are small text/numbers that the webpage memorize on the client (the browser) informations that the site will reuse in the same visit (session cookies) and/or in next visits (persistent cookies). Cookies are saved, according to user preferences, from the browser to the device (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Similar technologies, like web beacon, transparent GIFs and all the local storage technologies introduced by HTML5, can be used to gather informations about the services usage.
According to usage and features we can have more categories of cookies:
Strictly necessary Cookies. Cookies essential for the correct operation of the site used to show the previously choosed language of the pages. This cookies are persistent (they are saved on the device for the next visit).
Analysis Cookies. Cookies used to gather and analyse the traffic and site usage anonymously. These cookies, without identifying the user, can be used to find if the users come back to the website. They are mainly used to monitor the system and improve performance and usability. Disabling these kind of cookies does not compromise the site usability.
Profiling Cookies. These are permanent cookies used to identify (anonymously and not) user preferences and improve his browsing experience. This website does not use any profiling cookie.
Visiting a website you can receive cookies from the site itself and from other organizations sites ("third-party"). An example are the "social plugins" for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. These are parts of the page made by third parts sites and integrated in the visited site. Social plugins are mainly used to share contents on social networks.
These informations gathered from "third-party" is governed by their relative policies.
This website includes some components from Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Again these are third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookies).
Google Analytics uses the cookies to collect and analyse anonymously informations about website usage. These informations are collected by Google Analytics and processed to generate reports about activities on the website. This website does not use Google's analysis tool to monitor or gather personal identification informations. Google can give the informations to third-party companies if that is imposed by the law or if third-party companies manage informations for Google.
For further informations: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
Users can selectively disable Google Analytics installing Google opt-out plugin on their browsers. More informations at this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Embedded content from external platforms
These services consent to show contents delivered from external platforms directly from this website pages and to interact with them.
Google fonts is a service that provides fonts, it permits to embed external fonts inside this website pages.
Some cookies (session cookies) are active until the browser is closed. Some other cookies "survive" to browser closing and become available in later visits. These cookies are called "persistent" and their length is determined by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases there is a timeout, in other cases no.
Users can decide if accept cookies with their browsers options.
Warning: disabling totally or partially strictly necessary cookies can compromise the website navigation and usability.
Disabling "third-party" cookies does not affect usability.
These settings can be specific for each website.
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it<br/> Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie<br/> Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9<br/> Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookies.html<br/> Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=it_IT