COOKIE POLICY

 

What is a cookie?


A cookie is a small text file that a web site saves on your PC, mobile phone or other device, containing information about your browsing on that site. Cookies are necessary to facilitate browsing and make it more convenient; they do not harm your computer. Although this policy uses the general term "cookie" as this is the main method a website uses to store information, the term browser "local storage" space is also used for the same purposes as cookie. Therefore all the information in this section is equally applicable to "local storage".

Why are cookies used on this website?


Cookies are an essential part of how our website operates. The main purpose of our cookies is to improve your browsing experience. For example, to remember your preferences (language, country, etc.) during browsing and on future visits. The information collected in cookies also enables us to improve our website, for example, by estimating user numbers and ways users use the site, adapting the site to individual user's interests, speeding up searches, etc. Sometimes, if we have obtained your consent, we can use cookies, tags or other similar instruments to obtain information that enables us to show you advertising based on your navigation habits on our own web site, those of other suppliers or in other ways.

What are cookies NOT used for on this web site?


We do not store sensitive information regarding your personal identification such as your address, password, details of your credit or debit card, etc., in the cookies that we use.

Who uses the information stored in cookies?


The information stored in cookies by our web site is only used by us, with the exception of those cookies identified as "third party cookies". These latter cookies are used and managed by external organisations to provide services to us and requested by us in order to improve our services and user experience when browsing our website. The main services for which we use "third party cookies" are collecting hit statistics and guaranteeing payment operations.

How can I avoid the use of cookies on this website?


If you prefer to avoid the use of cookies on this page, taking into account the limitations described above, you should firstly disable the use of cookies on your browser and secondly delete the cookies saved by your browser and associated with this website. You can avoid cookies being used at any time by performing these actions.

How can I disable the use of cookies and delete them?


If you wish to restrict, block or erase the cookies from this website, you can do so at any time through your browser settings, following the instructions given below.Although the parameterization of each browser is different, the configuration of cookies is usually done in the "Preferences" or "Tools" menu.For more information on configuring the cookie settings in your browser, go to the browser's "Help" menu.

Which specific cookies are used by this website and what for?

Technical and personalisation cookies

 

Identification, authentication, browsing, interface personalisation, favourites, etc.
These cookies are used to identify the user during the session, make it unnecessary for the user to repeat the process of authentication on the web site, speed up some processes on the web site, remember selections made during the session or, in subsequent accesses, recall pages already visited, etc.

Browsing analysis cookies


These cookies gather generic information about user access to the website (not the content itself), providing subsequent aggregated user access information for statistical purposes.

Used to record where the user arriving at this page came from; for example, whether they came from a product detail page from a product grid, from a search or from an external web page.

Enables the website to be monitored through the Google Analytics tool, which is a service provided by Google to obtain information on user accesses to websites. Some of the data kept for subsequent analysis are: number of times that a user visits the website, dates of the first and latest user visit, duration of visits, the user's previous page before coming to the website, user's search engine to reach the web site or link the user clicked, which part of the world the user access came from, etc.

The configuration of these cookies is predetermined by the service provided by Google, so we suggest that you see the Google Analytics privacy page, https://policies.google.com/privacy, to obtain more information about the cookies it uses and how to disable them (on the understanding that we are not responsible for the content or accuracy of third party websites).

Information provided here will be updated as promptly as possible when there are changes in the services offered by this website. However, it may sometimes be the case that, during such an update, this policy may not include some cookie, tag or other similar instrument, although they will always be instruments with identical purposes to those described in this policy.

 


Updated June 2019