Cookies are text files containing minimum information sent to the browser and stored on the user computer, mobile phone or other device, each time the user visits website. Upon connection, cookies send back information to the reference site. Cookies can be permanent (known as persistent cookies), when they remain on the computer until the user deletes them, or temporary (known as session cookies) when they are disabled when the browser is closed. Cookies can also be first-party cookies, those set by the website being visited, or third-parties cookies, set by a website other than the one being visited.
COOKIES USE AND PURPOSE
The cookies we use on our websites can be categorized as follows (based on the guidelines of ICC, International Chamber of Commerce):
STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES
These cookies are essential in order to allow the user to navigate through the website and use the requested services, such as accessing secure areas of the website.
Essential cookies are first-party cookies, and can be either permanent or temporary. We use this type of cookie to manage user registration and login. Without these cookies, the user may not be able to access the required services and our websites would not function properly.
Performance cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages users visit most frequently. These cookies do not collect identifying data of individual visitors, but only aggregated and anonymous data.
We use these cookies:
- for statistical purpose, to understand how our websites are used;
- to measure the delivery of our advertising campaigns.
These cookies can be permanent or temporary, first-party cookies or third-party cookies. Essentially, these cookies collect anonymous information about pages visited and adverts displayed.
These cookies allow the website to remember visitors choices (e.g. user name, language or login country) and provide enhanced customized features. Functionality cookies may also be used to provide services requested by users, such as watching a video or inserting a comment in a blog. Information used by these cookies is anonymous; the user navigation on different websites cannot be tracked.
We use these cookies to:
- remember whether a particular service has already been provided to you;
- improve the overall site experience, by remembering the users preferences.
These cookies can be permanent or temporary, first or third party. Essentially, these cookies remember the individual choices made by users to improve their navigation experience.
These cookies are used to limit the display of advertisements and to monitor the delivery of advertising campaigns.
Advertising cookies are used to manage the advertising across the website.
Advertising cookies are placed by third parties, e.g. advertisers and their agents, and may be permanent or temporary. Essentially, these cookies are related to advertising services provided by third parties on our website.
OTHER THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
You can find below a list of services used on our site to set third-party cookies:
Google Analytics (Google) and Google+ (Google Plus)
Services allowing users to interact with social networks directly within other websites.
Facebook social buttons/widgets (Facebook)
Twitter social buttons/widgets (Twitter)
DISENABLING, ENABLING AND DELETING COOKIES
Cookies can be restricted or blocked by your browser settings. If you prefer that Websites do not store any cookies on your computer, set the browser to receive notification before archiving each cookie. Alternatively, you can set you browser to refuse all cookies or only third-party cookies. You can also delete all cookies already in the system. Please note that settings must be changed separately on each browser and computer used.
When you block the storage of cookies, Fabio Ciofini can not ensure proper operation of the Website. Some site features may not be available and you may not be able to view certain Websites. In addition, blocking the storage of cookies does not prevent the display of commercials. These will no longer be customized according to your interests and will be repeated more frequently. Each browser is different. If necessary, use the browser Help function to change cookies preferences.
To disable cookies on a mobile phone, refer to the manual for further information.
Detailed information about cookies on Internet is available at https://www.aboutcookies.org/
OTHER COOKIES OR UNEXPECTED COOKIES
Considering the operation of Internet and Websites, cookies stored by third parties through our Website cannot always be controlled. This is especially true in cases where the Web page contains the so-called embedded elements: texts, documents, pictures or short videos that are stored elsewhere but displayed in or through our Website.
Consequently, if a cookie not attributable to any of the third-party services listed is detected in the Website, please let us know. Alternatively, please contact directly these third parties and ask questions about the cookies they send, their purpose, their duration and how to guarantee the users privacy.