WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text strings that a website can send, while browsing, to your device (be it a PC, a notebook, a smartphone, a tablet; they are usually stored directly on the browser used for navigation) . The same website that sent them can then read and record the cookies that are on the same device to obtain various types of information. Which? There is a well-defined role for each type of cookie.
HOW MANY TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
There are two basic macro-categories, with different characteristics: technical cookies and profiling cookies. Technical cookies are generally necessary for the website to function properly and to allow navigation; without them you may not be able to display the pages correctly or to use some services. For example, a technical cookie is essential to keep the user connected throughout the visit to a website, or to memorize the language settings, the display, and so on.
Technical cookies can be further divided into:
navigation cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas);
analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies only when used directly by the site manager to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site.
functionality cookies, which allow the user to browse according to a series of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided.
Profiling cookies are more sophisticated! These cookies have the task of profiling the user and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user while browsing.
WHICH COOKIES DOES THIS SITE USE?
In order to improve the performance of the site, own technical cookies, not profiling ones, are used for statistical purposes.
No personal user data is acquired by the site in this regard.
Cookies are not used to transmit information of a personal nature.
In any case, to know how to change your choices regarding cookies.
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