Extended privacy policy on how cookies are used


This “extended privacy policy” has been drawn up and customised specifically for this site pursuant to the Italian Data Protection Authority's Order of 8th May 2014.  It supplements and updates other existing policies available on the site or published by the company in the past and, combined with such other policies, it provides the full information required by art. 13 of European Regulation 2016/679, as well as any further Orders from the Italian Data Protection Authority.

Important Notice for Third Parties

Please be advised that using this privacy policy or parts of it on other websites, in relation to which it is not relevant and/or inaccurate and/or inconsistent, is punishable with heavy penalties by the Italian Data Protection Authority.

Purpose of the privacy policy

Our company uses technologies based on the so-called “cookies” on this website and this policy is intended to explain clearly and accurately to users how such cookies are used. This document cancels and replaces any indications concerning cookies provided by the company in the past, which are therefore fully superseded.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text strings (small files) that a website sends to a user's terminal (PC, tablet, smart phone, etc.) when the user connects to it. Cookies are stored in the user's terminal and sent back to the same site the next time that user connects to that site.

Types and purposes of cookies

This website uses the following types of cookies:
Technical cookies: they enable optimal, fast browsing through the website and efficient use of services and/or options offered by the site, for example enabling users to make a purchase or log in to access reserved areas. These cookies are necessary to improve website navigation, but may be disabled.
Analytic cookies: tools for collective and anonymous web analytics that make it possible to get information about how users use the website, how they got there, the number and duration of visits, etc. These cookies permit the introduction of improvements to the website, facilitating access by users and collecting statistics. These cookies are not necessary to improve website navigation and therefore may be disabled.
Third-party cookies: these cookies are installed on user's terminal by third-party website administrators via this site. Third-party cookies are mainly used for analytical purposes and are for the most generated by Google Analytics. For more details on Google Analytics, please click on the following link: http://www.google.it/intl/it/analytics.
To disable cookies and prevent Google Analytics from collecting browsing data, you may download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking on the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Browser settings

Users may choose to configure their privacy settings relating to the use and installation of cookies in their browser at any time by following the relevant instructions.
In particular, users may activate the so-called “private browsing” to prevent their browsers from saving the history of sites they have visited, any passwords they have entered, cookies and other information on pages visited.
If a user chooses to disable all cookies (including technical cookies), the quality and speed of the services offered in this website may worsen dramatically and the user may be unable to access certain sections of the site.

Practical tips on how to set user's browser

To block or limit the use of cookies by this and other websites in your browser, follow the simple steps described below which are applicable to mainstream browsers.
Google Chrome: Click the icon “Customise and control Google Chrome” in the top right corner of the screen, and then select “Settings”. A tab opens. Select “Show advanced settings”. Under “Privacy”, click the “Content settings” button to access a section where you can block all or part of the cookies.
Microsoft Internet Explorer: Click the icon named “Tools” in the top right corner of the screen, and then select “Internet options”. A tab opens. Select “Privacy” to access a section where you can block all or part of the cookies.
Mozilla Firefox: from the pull-down menu in the top left corner of the screen, select “Options”. A tab opens. Select “Privacy” to access a section where you can block all or part of the cookies.
This document was drawn up on: 11/09/2018