EU Regulation 2016/679 (General Regulations on Data Protection
") and the Italian legislation in force, including Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003 as amended (Personal Data Protection Code
), (together "Applicable Regulations") establish the right of anyone to the protection of personal data concerning him/her. The applicable regulations, therefore, require that personal data is processed in compliance with fundamental rights and freedoms and the dignity of the user, with specific reference to the right to the confidentiality and protection of personal data.
(together defined “Site
The provision of such personal data for these purposes is mandatory and a refusal to provide the data may make it impossible for the Company to carry out the purpose for which the personal data is collected.
1. Information on cookies used
Cookies are small strings of text sent to your terminal (usually the browser) by a website you visit. Cookies are then saved on your terminal so that they can be sent back to the same website when you next visit it.
Cookies perform various functions and allow you to browse the Site efficiently, remembering your preferences and improving your browsing experience.
They can also help customize advertisements shown while browsing and marketing activities directed to you, ensuring that they are carried out in accordance with your interests and preferences.
While browsing on the Site, you may also receive cookies on your terminal sent by different sites or web servers, where certain elements (such as, for example, images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages of other domains) present on the Site you are visiting, may reside. There may be, then, in that respect:
First Party Cookies, sent directly from the Company to your device.
Third Party Cookies originating from a third party.
You can change your cookie settings at any time.
Two categories of cookies are used on the Site: technical cookies and anonymous analytics cookies.
2. Technical Cookies
Technical cookies are those used merely to “transmit a communication on an electronic communication network or, to the extent strictly necessary, to the company supplying information services, specifically asked by the contractor or user to supply said service”. Such cookies do not require consent. They are not used for any other purpose and are installed by the Company. The use of such cookies is intended to improve the functionality of the Site. They can be divided into browsing or session cookies, which guarantee normal browsing and use of the website (allowing, for example, a purchase to be made or users to identify themselves in order to access reserved areas); analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies when used directly by the website manager to collect information in aggregated form on the number of users and on how they visit the website; functionality cookies that enable users to browse according to a series of selected criteria (e.g. language, products chosen for purchase) in order to improve the service offered.
The following technical cookies are used:
AWSALB: third party technical cookie provided by Amazon Web Services and released by each site's system architecture. Used to distribute traffic on the site to different servers to optimize response times. It lasts for 7 days;
JSESSIONID: third party session cookies, created by the WebLogic server to maintain the session. It expires at the end of the session;
Pid: third party technical cookie, provided by smartadserver.com, for advertising displaying and capping purposes. It lasts 13 months;
Pbw: third party technical cookie, provided by smartadserver.com, which collects cached data by browser ID, operating system ID and screen size. It lasts for 2 days;
Pdomid: third party technical cookie provided by smartadserver.com, used for load balancing. It lasts for 13 months;
Sasd: third party technical cookie provided by smartadserver.com, used to determine, via the user’s IP address, which country he/she comes from and allow the website to set the language accordingly. It lasts for 1 day;
TestIfCookie: third party cookie, provided by smartadserver.com, used to test if session cookies are accepted. It expires at the end of the session;
TestIfCookieP: third party cookie, provided by smartadserver.com, used to test if persistent cookies are accepted. It lasts for 13 months;
Trk0: third party tracking cookie provided by smartadserver.com, used to store the publisher page (page ID); it is read by tracking pixels (if any). It lasts for 30 days.
Vs: technical cookie used to count new visits; it contains a timestamp of the last time the user visited the site; when the user returns, a new visit is counted if this value is older than 30 minutes. It lasts for 30 minutes;
dyncdn: third party cookie, provided by smartadserver.com, used to trigger the injection of a pixel monitoring the performance of an end-point and its traffic. It lasts 1 day;
x-smrt-d: third party cookie, provided by smartadserver.com, used by SmartAdServer service and support team to debug. It expires at the end of the session.
3. Cookie analytics
The Company uses analytics cookies to analyze reports on demographic data and user interests. Activation of these functions enables Google Analytics to collect traffic data via Google advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers, in addition to data collected via a standard implementation of Google Analytics. The Site collects and uses data from Google's interest-based advertising or third party audience data (e.g. age, gender, and interests) from Google Analytics and Google Analytics functions implemented on the basis of display advertising (e.g. remarketing, demographic data and interest reports from Google Analytics) only for statistical and audience analysis purposes. Such data are collected and aggregated anonymously using proprietary or third-party software (e.g. Google Analytics).
The following analytics cookies are used:
_ga: third party cookie created by Google Analytics; used to collect information and to generate statistics about website use without providing personal information about individual visitors to Google. It lasts for two years;
_gat: third party cookie created by Google Analytics; used to collect information and to generate statistics about website use without providing personal information about individual visitors to Google. It lasts for 10 minutes;
_gid: third party cookie created by Google Analytics; used to collect information and to generate statistics about website use without providing personal information about individual visitors to Google. It lasts for 24 hours.
Sasd2: third party technical cookie provided by smartadserver.com, used to set a date that indicates the visitor's entry into the website and is used for analytical purposes on the website. It lasts for 1 day.
4. Accepting and declining cookies
With reference to technical and analytics cookies, the installation of such cookies is not subject to your prior consent.
5. How can I disable cookies
5.1. How can I disable third party cookies?
Below are links to web pages with disclosures by the third parties:
5.2. How can I disable cookies from the major browsers?
Most browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) are configured to accept cookies. The cookies saved to the hard disk of your device can in any case be deleted and cookies can also be disabled by following the instructions given by the main browsers; links to the instructions offered by the major browsers are listed below:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
If you are using a mobile device, please refer to its instruction manual to find out how to manage cookies.
For more information about cookies, including how to view cookies that have been set on your device, how to manage and delete them, please visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Google Analytics cookies can be rejected according to the procedure indicated by Google (see https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en