PLEASE READ THIS COOKIES POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. YOU WILL LEARN HOW WE USE THE COOKIES
THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IMPLIES THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE COOKIES POLICY AND THE INSTALLATION OF THE COOKIES. OTHERWISE REFRAIN FROM USING THIS WEBSITE.
1. Cookies definition and functionality
Cookies are text files that are downloaded to users’ terminal equipment (computer, tablet, mobile telephone, etc.) and saved in their browser’s memory that contain details of your browsing history on that website.
For more information on cookies use, management and browser settings, see: www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.com.
2. Who uses the information stored in the cookies?
The information stored in our Website’s cookies is used exclusively by us, except when stored by the "third party cookies" identified below which are used and managed by external organisations to provide services requested by us in order to improve our services and enhance your experience when browsing our Website. These 'third party cookies' are used mainly to obtain access statistics.
You may restrict, block or delete the cookies on this Website at any time by modifying your browser configuration in accordance with the instructions given. Although each browser is parameterized differently, cookies configuration is normally located on the "Preferences" or "Tools" menu.
If you disable cookies, the Website will continue being fully functional, although it will lose some web personalization features.
For more info on browser cookies settings, go to the "Help" menu on your browser.
4. We use the following categories of cookies for our Website:
This Website employs the following types of cookies
➢ Depending on the entity which manages them:
• First-party cookies. These are cookies sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain managed by us.
• Third-party cookies. These are cookies sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain that is neither managed nor controlled by us. This group also includes those cookies that, while installed by us, compile data for its processing by third parties.
Third-party cookies may be used to gauge and analyse users’ behaviour in order to enhance their experience on this Website.
• Third-party website cookies. This Website includes content generated on various social networks (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, etc.), which may set their own cookies for their users. We have no control over the dissemination and use of the data these social networks may gather with their cookies and thus recommend that users review their privacy & cookies policies.
➢ Depending on the amount of time the cookies remain active:
• Session cookies: Session cookies are used to improve navigation on Websites and to collect aggregate statistical information. These don’t contain any personal information of the user and are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session.
• Persistent cookies: Persistent cookies are placed on the hard drive of your terminal and stay there unless you delete the cookie. These are used to identify visitors when they return to the Site.
➢ Depending on the purpose of the cookies:
• Technical features: These types of cookies are intended to ensure a satisfactory browsing experience. They allow the system to recognize registered users and remind them of their username and password, among other things.
• Analysis Cookies: These cookies collect anonymous information about how you use our Website, for example which pages you visit most often, whether you receive any error messages, and how you arrived at our Website. Information collected by these cookies is used only to improve your use of our Website and never to identify you. These cookies are sometimes placed by third-party providers of web traffic analysis services, such as Google Analytics.
• Personalization or Functionality Cookies: These cookies remember choices you make, for example the country you visit our website from, your language and any changes you have made to text size or other parts of web pages that you can customise, to improve your experience of our Website and to make your visits more tailored and enjoyable. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and cannot be used to track your browsing activity on other websites.
• Targeting or Advertising Cookies: These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising more appropriate to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. The cookies are usually placed by third party advertising networks. They remember the websites you visit and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers.
➢ Google Analytics (third-party and persistent cookie):
We use Google Analytics, is a service provided by Google for obtaining information of the accesses of the users to the Websites. Some of the data saved for subsequent analyses are: number of times a user visits the Website, dates of the first and last visit of the user, duration of the visits, from what page the user accessed the Website, what search engine the user used to reach the Website or what link he clicked on, from what place of the world the user accesses, etc. The configuration of these cookies is predetermined by the service offered by Google, for which reason we suggest that you consult the privacy page of Google Analytics, to obtain further information on the cookies that it uses and how to disable them (in the understanding that we are not responsible for the content or the veracity of third-party websites).
For more information on how Google processes and collects your information in regard to this product and how you can opt-out, please see here
➢ Google AdSense (third-party and persistent cookie):
We also use Google AdSense to publish adverts. When you view or click on an advert, a cookie will be set to help us provide you advertisements that may be of interest to you on this and other websites. You may opt-out of the use of this cookie by visiting Google’s Advertising and Privacy page.
5. Update of the Cookies Policy
We may from time to time change this Policy. We recommend that you re-visit this Policy from time to time to learn of any such changes to this Policy.
Last update: march 2017