Information note on Cookies
Cookies are small files sent and memorised on your computer by the websites you visit. Cookies are memorised in the file directory of your browser. The next time you visit the website your browser will read the cookie and retransmit the information to the website or entity that first created the cookie. To learn more about these technologies and how they work, visit, for example, the web site allaboutcookies.org.
The session cookies used in this website avoid the need to use other computer techniques potentially more prejudicial for a user’s navigation confidentiality, and do not enable acquisition of the user’s personal identification data.
Storage times for data acquired depend on the type of cookie. Session cookies expire when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies, including Local Shared Objects (“Flash cookies”), have expiry dates that typically go from two months to a couple of years.
How to disable cookies (opt-out)
Most internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically. This means you can, at any time, set your browser so that it accepts all cookies, only some, or refuses them, disabling use by websites. Moreover, you can usually set your browser preferences so that it warns you each time a cookie is memorised in your computer. Lastly, at the end of each navigation session you can delete cookies collected from the hard disk of your computer. If you want to delete the cookies installed in the cookie folder of the browser used, you need to remember that each browser has different settings management procedures.
You can find information about managing cookies in your browser at the following addresses:
Google Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Apple Safari http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=en_EN
Apple Safari for mobile devices https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
Microsoft Windows Explorer https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/windows?os=windows-7
Microsoft Windows Edge https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
In order not to receive Google Analytics cookies you can visit the page: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/?hl=en
Alternatively, you can just disable the Google Analytics cookies, using the additional opt-out component supplied by Google for the main browsers.
Technical cookies which do not require consent
The so-called “technical” cookies, for which no processing consent is needed, are the following:
- a) Cookies related to activities strictly needed for the website to function and provide the service: cookies to guarantee normal website navigation. In most cases they are session cookies.
- b) Functionality cookies, for optimisation: they are cookies enabling the user to navigate on the website based on criteria selected (for example language, currency, basket contents during on-line purchases) to enable use of services provided and/or improve them. In most cases these cookies last maximum 365 days.
All technical cookies do not require consent; they are installed automatically on entering the website and are not used for other purposes.
Services and cookies supplied by Third Parties
With no prejudice to what was said above, the Controller would like to inform you that you may avail yourself of Your Online Choices (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/). Through that service you can manage the tracking preferences of most advertising tools. The Controller recommends you use that resource in addition to the information provided in this document.
Considering the objective complexity of identifying technologies based on Cookies and their close integration with website operations, you are kindly invited to contact the Controller if you want any more clarification on the use of the Cookies themselves and there possible uses – for example by third parties – through this website.
For more information you may contact the process Controller:
Registered office: V.le Felice Cavallotti, 10 – 35124 Padova (PD) Italy
Operative office: Via dell’Artigianato, 12 – 30030 Tombelle di Vigonovo (VE) Italy
Operative office: Via del Lavoro, 15 – 30030 Tombelle di Vigonovo (VE) Italy.
Phone +39 049 9800857 – Fax +39 049 9801455
Updated 16/02/2018 by D.B.