Cookies are small strings of text that the Website sends to your terminal, where they are stored to be retransmitted to the same Website the next time you visit it.
Cookies may be first-party (added by the data controller itself) or third-party. Cookies are useful because they enable the Website to recognise the user’s device and enable him or her to navigate its pages, saving users’ preferences and improving their user experience. They are also able to ensure that the lists of advertising cookies displayed online is more appropriate and relevant to their interests.
In general, cookies can be blocked at the general level. However, this would impact use of the Website and the services offered on it. All the latest browsers allow users to modify the cookie settings, which can normally be found in the “options” or “preferences” heading of the browser menu. To find out how to set them, you may refer to the following links:
The online help files provide information about how to manage cookies using other browsers. If this information is insufficient, we advise you to refer to the browser’s “Help” function for more details.
A. Technical cookies
Technical cookies are cookies which enable the user to browse the website, or which relate to activities strictly necessary for operation and provision of the website’s service.
The website uses the following technical cookies strictly necessary for the functioning of the website itself:
|System cookies||cc_cookie_accept||Recognises the user and prevents the appearance of pop-ups if they are already agreed to||1 year|
|System cookies||cc_cookie_decline||For verification of cookie non-acceptance||End of the browsing session|
The user can disable the cookies referred to above by clicking the links provided. In this case, normal browsing of the Website may be impaired.
B. Profiling cookies
Profiling cookies are cookies used to track users when they browse the Internet. These cookies allow advertising messages in line with their preferences to be sent to users’ terminals. These cookies may be first-party, installed by the website’s operator itself, or third-party, set by a website other than the one the user is visiting.
|web tracking||_ga||Used to distinguish between visitors, saved by Google Analytics||2 years|
|web tracking||_gid||Used to distinguish between visitors, saved by Google Analytics||24 hours|
|web tracking||_gat-id||Used to throttle request rate, saved by Google Analytics||1 minute|
|web tracking||_gac||Used for marketing campaigns, saved by Google Analytics||90 days|
Users may disable third-party profiling cookies by changing their cookie settings using their browsers. More guidance on managing users’ cookie preferences is available on the following website.