What are cookies and what are they good for?
The Cookie name applies to a small file to be stored on the computer or mobile device from which you access the Internet. The cookie is installed by a request issued by the user’s terminal to a server or to a third-party server.
Cookies make it possible to provide user-friendly services as they allow the recognition of the devices used and the presentation of the content according to the preferences of the user.
Cookies used in data collection and anonymous traffic statistics allow us to understand how users of our website benefit from it and to improve the structure and the content without personal identification of the user.
We use two types of session (temporary) and fixed (stored on device) cookies. Session cookies remain on the user’s device until the end of the session or upon closing of the application. Fixed cookies remain stored for a period determined by the cookie parameters or until they are manually deleted.
Cookies or similar technologies in themselves do not require personal information and – more often than not – do not personally identify Internet users. In certain situations, cookies collect data to facilitate certain user functions but encrypt them in a way that does not allow unauthorized people to access them.
On our website, you’ll encounter several types of cookies that serve:
- for the operation of the site (example: Google Maps, Youtube), strictly necessary, are set on your device when accessing the site or as a result of the site actions, as the case may be.
- for analysis (example: Google Analytics)
- for marketing and advertising (example: Facebook, Google).
Administration and blocking of cookies
Generally, saving cookies to users’ devices is allowed by default. There is the option of blocking the automatic cookie administration by the web browser or informing the user whenever his permission is required to install cookies.
If you choose the limited use or the cookies blocking, certain features of our website could be affected, generating various errors in the use of the site (failure of authentication or online shopping, for example).
If you still want to block cookies, use the appropriate button in the notification section at the bottom of the screen.
Cookies can be reactivated or disabled at any time by accessing the bottom module of each page.
For more detailed information, please check your browser’s settings.
Data security and privacy
We inform you that as a user you can use the privacy settings of web browsers to establish different levels of cookie acceptance. You can also choose only a certain period of validity, or the automatic delete of the cookies after having visited the site.