What is a cookie.
Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user to send its terminal. The text stores information that the site is able to read in the moment in which it is consulted once again by the user. Some cookies are necessary for the proper operation of the site, others are useful to the visitor because they make it fast and quick navigation and use of the web or for example can store your name or language settings. The advantage of having the cookies installed in your computer is to no longer need to provide the same information for example to access a site already visited previously.
The Guarantor for the protection of personal data, by order of 8 May 2014 (published in OJ 3 June 2014 no. 126), has distinguished cookies into two main categories.
a. Cookie technicians.
Cookies technicians are those used for the sole purpose of "carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service (cfr. art. 122, paragraph 1, of the Code). "
They are not used for other purposes and are usually installed by the owner or operator of the website. Can be divided into cookies or browsing session, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate for access to restricted areas); analytics cookies, similar to cookies where technicians used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate, the number of users and how they visit the site; cookie functionality, which allow the user browsing function of a set of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service rendered to the same.
b. Cookie profiling.
Cookies profiling are aimed at creating profiles user and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by the same part of surfing the net. Given the considerable invasiveness that such devices may be part of the private sphere of the users, the European and Italian legislation requires the user to be properly informed on the use of the same and express their valid consent.
Cookie "third party" (Social Network).
By visiting our website you may receive cookies from sites operated by third parties and what is given mainly by the presence of "social plugin". It is part of the page visited directly generated by these sites and integrated into site page host. Using more 'common social plugin and' aimed at sharing content on social networks. These services allow you to make interactions with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this site. The interaction and information obtained from this website are in any case subject to the user's privacy settings related to each social network. If an installed service interaction with social networks, and 'possible that, even if users do not use the service, the same collect traffic data about the pages you and' installed.