What cookies are
Cookies are little text files sent from the visited website to the user, memorized on the hard disk, which allow the website to recognize users and remember some information about them with the aim of improving the offered service. There are different types of cookies: some of them are necessary to surf the website, some others have different aims such as guaranteeing internal security, administrating the system, performing statistic analysis, understanding the website’s sections that interest the user the most or providing a personalized visit of the website.
The website uses technical cookies only. The website does not use profiling cookies. These statements refer both to the user’s computer and to any another device to go online.
Technical cookies are the ones employed with the single objective of making a transmission of a communication on an electronic communication line, or when necessary for the service supplier to provide the customer or user with such service.
They are not used for any additional purpose and they are normally installed directly by the website manager or by the standard CMS pack (Content Management System).
They can be split into navigation or section cookies, which ensure the standard navigation and the website fruition (e.g. they allow the user to purchase or authenticate the login into restricted areas); analytics cookies, similar to the technical cookies when directly used by the site manager to collect information, on a large base, about the number of users and about how they surf the website; functionality cookies, which allow the user to surf the website on the base of selected criterions (e.g. language and products selected for the purchase) with the aim of improving the website services.
Disabling cookies could limit the possibility to fully use the website and might partially obstruct the functionality and services of the site. In order to decide which to accept and which to deny, the following description of the cookies employed in this website is presented.
Different types of cookies used in this website
1) First party cookies
First party cookies (the ones belonging to the website editor) are set directly by the website – whose address appears in the URL - visited by the user. The use of these cookies allow us to efficiently run the website and to track visitors’ behavior.
2) Third party cookies
Third party cookies are set by a domain different to the one visitedby the user. If a user visits a website and a different company sends the information exploiting that site, we have third party cookies.
3) Section cookies
4) Persistent cookies
Persistent cookies are memorized on the user's device through the browser, allowing it to remember the user’s preferences or actions in the website. They can be used for different aims, such as to remember the preferences and the choosing when you use the website.
5) Essential Cookies
These cookies are strictly required in order to allow the website to properly work. Without the use of these cookies some of the website sections would not work. They include, for example, the cookies that allow to enter in restricted areas of the site. These cookies DO NOT collect information for any marketing purpose and they CANNOT be disabled.
6) Functional cookies
These cookies are used to recognize a user who returns to visit the website. They allow to personalize the contents and to remember the preferences (e.g. language or country selected). These cookies DO NOT collect information that enable to identify the user. ALL the information collected are anonymous.
7) Social Network sharing cookies
These cookies enhance the website contents sharing through social networks like Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. To view the different “Privacy and Cookies Policies” you can visit the social networks websites:
Specifically, below the list of the main cookies used on the website and their descriptions and functionality, including the time duration.
a) first party persistent cookies – functional – Origin: CMS Joomla! Aim: recover user settings (save user section and remember some settings as accessibility settings).
b) first party persistent cookies – functional – Origin: CMS Joomla! Aim: remember user position and language (anonymously).
c) first party persistent cookies – functional – Origin: CMS Joomla! Aim: personalized the contents, the settings and the choosing related to the different device used by the user (anonymously).
Changing cookies settings on own device
The majority of browsers automatically allows cookies, but users can modify the settings and disable this function. It is possible to deny all types of cookies or accept only some of them and disable the other ones. The “options” or “preferences” section in the browser menu avoid to receive cookies or other tracking technology, and how obtain notifications about the activation of these technologies.
Alternatively, it is also possible to consult the “help” section that most of the browsers have in the tools bar.
If you want to find out more it is possible selecting the preferred browser from the list below and follow the instruction:
- Internet Explorer; - Chrome; - Safari; - Firefox; - Opera.
From mobile device:
- Android; - Safari; - Windows Phone; - Blackberry.
To get more details about cookies and to manage cookies’ preferences (first and/or third party), please visit the platform www.youronlinechoices.com.
However, please, remember that disabling navigation and functional cookies could cause website malfunctioning and/or restrict the service offered by AXU S.r.l.