Cookies are a tools used by web servers to store and retrieve information on their visitors. A cookie is a small and unique identifier text file that some servers sent to the user device in order to register information about navigation, for optimizing it and enabling it to improve the quality and security of the website. They have an expiry date, which may vary from the time the session lasts until a specific time in the future, from which point they stop being operational.
- Usefulness of cookies in this website:
They collect anonymous information about how many times a user visits the site, calculate the start of the session and whether it should be kept open, they record the origin of the visits and other similar statistics, to obtain greater efficiency and personalization of the services offered to users.
- Types of cookies used in this website:
Owned cookies: These are cookies which are essential for the running of our website.
Viewed_cookie_policy: Cookies for internal use only required for the cookies policy display on the website. It indicates that privacy and cookies policy advice have been shown. By continuing the navigation, we automatically obtain the acceptance and it is not necessary for you to click the accept button. It expires in a year from the creation or re-establishment.
Third party cookies: As for example, the ones used for identification or for external content complements like Google:
▫ _utma Google Analytics’ cookie which allow us to know the exact number of unique visitors who visit our website. It expires two years from the creation date.
▫ _utmb Google Analytics’ cookie which allow us to know the number of times a unique visitor (a specific browser on a specific computer) visit our website. It is used with _utmc cookie (described below). It expires 30 minutes from the creation or re-establishment.
▫ _utmc Google Analytics’ cookie which allow us to know the number of times a unique visitor (a specific browser on a specific computer) visit our website. It is used with _utmb cookie (described above). It expires once you close your browser.
▫ _utmz Google Analytics’ cookie which allow us to determine in which webpage a visitor was immediately before visiting ours. This allow us to evaluate the efficiency of the links to help users reach an information they are looking for. It expires in 6 months from the creation or re-establishment.
- Disabling and deletion of cookies:
If you reject the cookies installation, you may still use the website, although the use of some of its services may be limited and therefore your experience in our website may be less satisfactory.