Extended information about cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user's hard drive. It is generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user's identification card, which tell a web site when the user has returned.

What is the purpose of cookies?

Cookies make the interaction between users and web sites faster and easier. Without cookies, it would be very difficult for a web site to allow a visitor to fill up a shopping cart or to remember the user's preferences or registration details for a future visit. Web sites use cookies mainly because they save time and make the browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable. Web sites often use cookies for the purposes of collecting demographic information about their users. Cookies enable web sites to monitor their users' web surfing habits and profile them for marketing purposes (for example, to find out which products or services they are interested in and send them targeted advertisements).

What type of cookies do we use?

We only use third part cookies, as described hereafter:

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Which personal data are collected? Cookies and usage data;
Where data are treated? USA – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

Twitter button and social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)

Which personal data are collected? Cookies and usage data;
Where data are treated? USA – Privacy Policy

Linkedin button and sociale widgets (Linkedin Corp.)

Which personal data are collected? Cookies and usage data;
Where data are treated? USA – Privacy Policy

Github button (Github, Inc.)

Which personal data are collected? Cookies and usage data;
Where data are treated? USA - Privacy Policy

Mapbox map (Mapbox, Inc.)

Which personal data are collected? Cookies and usage data;
Where data are treated? USA - Privacy Policy

How to disable cookies?

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see AllAboutCookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

Consent

By using the site and/or accepting the short info banner, the users agrees to using the cookis delivered by the site.

Legal references

For european uesers: this note has been written to comply with the EU directive 2009/136/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.