Cookies policy

What is a cookie?

Occasionally it is possible that we may use a technology called “cookies” in order to provide a series of contents and/or services in a personalized way. A “cookie” is a small data file that a Website can send to the user’s web browser.

This file may in turn be stored on the hard drive of the User’s computer so that we can recognize the user when they return to our Website. In any case, there is always the possibility that the user specify, in the preferences of their web browser, that they wish to be warned before accepting any cookie.

The data that is stored in each cookie is as follows: language, date and time of the last time the user visited our Website, design of contents that the user chose during their first visit to our Website and security elements involved in controlling access to restricted areas.

Our website uses the following cookies:

First-party cookies:

Strictly necessary

Information*: User-input cookies, User authentication or identification session cookies, User centric security cookies, Multimedia player session cookies, Load balancing session cookies, Personalisation cookies for the User Interface, Social plug-in content sharing cookies (Facebook and Twitter)

Purposes: They serve to offer services or remember SETTINGS to improve your browsing experience on our website.

Third-party cookies:

Analytics - Google Analytics:

Information*: Number of visits, pages or sections visited, browsing time, sites visited before entering this page, details about browsers used

Purposes: Statistical reports on website traffic, total audience and the audience of a specific advertising campaign

Advertising - Google, Inc. (_cfduid):

Information*: User preferences, information about interaction with the website (requested service, date and time), browser type and language, geographical location)

Purposes: Improving and managing user exposure to advertisements preventing the appearance of ads that you have already seen

Behavioural advertising:

Information*: Information on Social Participation and User Tracking.

Purposes: The main purpose of this host’s cookies is: Guidance / Advertising

There are also cookies of social media that use this website which have their own cookie policies.

Twitter cookie, as set out in its privacy policy and cookies sections.

Facebook cookie, as set out in its cookie policy.

Google+ and Google Maps cookie, as set out in its page about what type of cookies they use

Pinterest cookie, as set out in its privacy policy and cookies sections. Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/privacy-policy

Gravatar cookie, as set out in the privacy policy of the Automattic company.

At this Website we study the preferences of our users (demographic aspects, traffic patterns and other information which altogether helps us understand our users’ behaviour and profile).

Tracking our users’ preferences helps us improve our Website, as well as our services.

To do this, we use Google Analytics (a tool developed by Google to measure traffic on websites), which may store cookies in your computer to help us collect information that will be used only for statistical purposes and to study the behaviour of users of our Website.

The information collected by the cookie (including IP) is stored and transmitted to the Google servers in the United States.  Google will use this information to collect your activity on our site and generate reports for the purpose of identifying the use made of the site.

Google may provide such information to third parties when so required by Law.  Acceptance of this policy means the acceptance of the use by Google of the information collected by Google Analytics.

We also use Google Maps Cookies to view geographical locations. Those cookies are managed entirely by Google.

Users can configure their browsers to reject the storage of cookies on their computer.

In order to disable cookies from browsers you can find information on how to do it as shown below for different browsers.