This Website makes use of cookies in order to make its services as efficient as possible and simpler to use. Therefore, when you visit the site, a minimal amount of information is stored in the User device, in the form of small text files called “cookies”, which are saved in the User’s web browser directory. There are several types of cookies, but basically the main purpose of a cookie is to make the Website operation more efficient and to enable certain features.

Cookies are used in general to improve the User’s surfing experience. In particular cookies:

  • allow to browse more efficiently between the Website pages
  • store the user name and entered preferences
  • allow to avoid entering the same information (such as user name and password) several times during the visit
  • measure the use of services by Users, in order to optimize the browsing experience, and the services themselves
  • allow the Website to offer targeted advertising information according to the interests and behavior manifested by the User while surfing.

There are several types of cookies. Below are the cookie types that can be used in the Website with a description of their purpose related to their use.

Technical cookies

Cookies of this type are necessary for the proper functioning of certain areas of the Website. Cookies in this category include both persistent cookies and session cookies. Without these cookies, the Website, or some portions of it may not work properly. Therefore, they are always used, regardless of the User preferences. Cookies in this category are always sent from our domain.

Analytical cookies

Cookies of this type are used to collect information about the Website use. The Data Owner uses this information for statistical analysis, to improve the Website and simplify its use, as well as for ensuring its correct operation. This type of cookie collects information anonymously on User activity on the Website, and on the way through which they arrived at the Website and the visited pages. Cookies in this category are sent by the Website itself or by third-party domains.

Third-party tracking cookies

Cookies of this type are used to collect information on the use of the Website from visitors, keywords used to reach the Website, other visited websites and the traffic sources from which visitors come, for your marketing campaigns. The Data Owner may use the information to compile reports and improve the Website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous way. Cookies of this type are sent by the Website itself or by third-party domains.

Cookies for the integration of third-party functionalities

Cookies of this type are used to integrate third-party functionalities in the Website (for example, forms for comments, or social network icons that allow visitors to share the content of the website). Cookies in this category may be sent by the domains of the partner websites or from domains that offer the features on the website.

The Data Owner is not obliged to request the User’s consent for technical cookies, as they are strictly necessary for the provision of the service.

For other types of cookie, the User may express his/her consent, in accordance with current legislation, through specific configurations of the browser and other computer programs or devices, that must be easy and clear to use for the user. The Data Owner wishes to remind the User that it is possible to change the cookie preferences at any time. It is also possible to disable cookies in the browser at any time, but this may prevent the User from using certain parts of the Website.

Third Party Websites

The Website contains links to other Websites that have their own privacy policy. These privacy policies may be different from the one adopted by Simone Focacci, that does not respond for third-party sites.

Under Article 122, second paragraph of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, consent to the use of such cookies is expressed by the User through the individual setting that he/she has freely chosen in the browser used for browsing the Website. The User has the faculty to communicate at all times to the Data Owner their will regarding data managed by means of cookies that the browser itself may have already accepted.

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