A “cookie” is a small file that is stored in the user’s computer that allows us to recognise you. The set of “cookies” helps us to improve the quality of our website, allowing us to check which pages our users find useful and which they do not.
Cookies are essential for the working of the internet, and bring innumerable advantages to the provision of interactive services, facilitating the navigation and usability of our website. Bear in mind that cookies cannot harm your computer and that, instead, they are activated in order to help us identify and resolve errors.
The information provided below will help you to understand that different types of cookies:
_ Session Cookies: these are temporary cookies that stay in the cookies archive of your browser until you leave the website, meaning that none is written to the hard drive of the user’s computer. The information obtained by these cookies is used to analyse web traffic patterns. In the long run, this allows us to provide a better experience by improving our content and facilitating its use.
_ Permanent Cookies: these are stored on the hard disk and our website reads them each time you make a new visit. A permanent website will place a fixed date of expiration, after which the cookie will cease to function.
The following is an account of the main cookies used on our website, distinguishing:
_ Strictly Necessary Cookies, such as those necessary for correct browsing, those which allow us to carry out services requested by the user, and cookies that ensure that website content loads correctly.
_ Third-party Cookies, such as those used by social networks, or for external content add-ons.
_ Analytical Cookies, with the purpose of periodic maintenance, and in order to guarantee the best possible service for the user. Websites normally use “analytical” cookies to collect statistical data about activity.
Complementary Guarantees – Cookie Management:
As a complementary guarantee to those described above, the recording of cookies may be subject to their the consent for their use during installation or update of the browser used, and this consent may at any moment be revoked via the available options for content configuration and privacy.
Many browsers allow a private browsing mode in which cookies are always deleted after your visit. Depending on the browser, this private mode may go by different names. Below is a list of the most common browsers and the different names for this “private mode”:
Internet Explorer 8 and above: InPrivate; Safari 2 and above: Private Browsing; Opera 10.5 and above: Private Browsing;FireFox 3.5 and above: Private Browsing; Google Chrome 10 and above: Incognito Mode.
Important: Please read the help section of your browser to understand more about how to activate “private mode”. You may continue visiting our website even if your browser is in “private mode”, although your browsing of our website may not be optimal, and certain utilities may not work correctly.