What are cookies?
Cookies are text files that a website transmits to users’ terminals and that allow the site operator to store various data transmitted by the user's browser during navigation. Cookies are used for IT authentication, session monitoring, and to save specific information concerning the users who access the server; very large numbers of cookies are normally stored in the browser of each user. While navigating on a site, the user's device may also receive cookies sent by different sites or web servers (“third parties”), which can host various elements (images, maps, sounds, links to pages of other domains) present on the site that the user is visiting.
Cookie types and cookies used on the RETEALTATECNOLOGIA.IT website
a) FIRST PARTY non-persistent technical session cookies
Technical cookies are used exclusively to “send a communication on an electronic communication network, or to the extent strictly necessary to the supplier of a WEB service that the user has explicitly requested to supply the service in question”. They are not used for ulterior motives, and they are normally installed directly by the website proprietor or administrator. They can be subdivided into navigation or session cookies, which guarantee normal navigation and use of the website (making it possible, for example, to make a purchase or perform an authentication procedure to access reserved areas). User consent in advance is not necessary for the installation of cookies of this type. Session cookies contain the information used in your current browser session. These cookies are automatically erased when the browser is closed. No data is saved on the visitor's terminal beyond the period of use of the site. The RETEALTATECNOLOGIA.IT website does not use this type of cookie
FIRST PARTY persistent cookies
Persistent cookies retain information that is used in the period between one access to the website and the next, or they are used for technical purposes and to improve navigation on the site. The data provided by these cookies allows websites to recognise known users or visitors and adapt accordingly. ‘Persistent’ cookies have a lifetime that is established by the website and can be from a few minutes to several years. These cookies are therefore stored until their expiry date or until they are erased. The RETEALTATECNOLOGIA.IT website does not use this type of cookie
c) FIRST PARTY analytics cookies
Analytics cookies make it possible to draw up detailed statistics concerning website visitors, e.g. pages viewed, number of visitors, time spent on the site, and methods of arrival. Analytics cookies are assimilated with technical cookies if used directly by the site administrator to collect information in aggregate form concerning the number of users and how they use the site. The RETEALTATECNOLOGIA.IT website does not use this type of cookie
d) THIRD PARTY analytics cookies with anonymized IP address
In this case the statistics system (Analytics) anonymizes the address as soon as technically possible in the upstream network stage in which data are collected. In general, the IP anonymization function sets the final octet of IPV4 IP addresses of the user and the last 80 bits of IPV6 addresses to zero in the memory immediately after their transmission to the Analytics collection network. In this case the compete IP address is never saved to disc. The RETEALTATECNOLOGIA.IT website does not use this type of cookie
e) THIRD PARTY analytics cookies with NON-anonymized IP addresses
Analytics cookies make it possible to draw up detailed statistics concerning the visitors of a website, e.g. pages viewed. number of visitors, time spent on the site, and methods of arrival. The RETEALTATECNOLOGIA.IT website does not use this type of cookie
f) FIRST PARTY profiling cookies
are designed to create user profiles and they are used to send promotional messages that reflect the preferences expressed by the user in his/her Internet navigation, sharing this information with third parties, e.g. advertisers. European and Italian legislation allows visitors to deny consent for the use of these cookies. The RETEALTATECNOLOGIA.IT website does not use this type of cookie
g) THIRD PARTY profiling cookies
Third parties could use their profiling cookies, independently and with no possibility of direct control by ART-ER, to collect information on the activities carried out by visitors while navigating website pages. This information could be used to send adverts that reflect visitors’ interests, based on contents viewed, or to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. These cookies could be contained in various elements present on a web page, such as advertising banners, images, videos, etc. One significant example is the presence of social plug-ins or social sharing buttons for the main social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn), used to share the contents of the web page on the social networks in question. The use of data collected by means of third party cookies, over which ART-ER has no control, is regulated by the privacy policies of the sites in question, to which we invite you to refer. The RETEALTATECNOLOGIA.IT website does not use this type of cookie
The RETEALTATECNOLOGIA.IT portal does not use profiling cookies: no personal data collected by ART-ER during user navigation are used to send promotional messages that reflect the preferences displayed by the user in his/her web navigation.
a) Technical cookies and functionality cookies
These cookies are required to allow navigation on the ART-ER organisation's websites and to use any functions and services requested by users.
For example, use of these cookies allows ART-ER to increase the security of the service requested by the user, blocking access after repeated failed login attempts to a reserved area, or to save preferences, e.g. language, for the web pages viewed. Specifically, the following cookies are used
b) Third party analytics cookies
For more information, consult the Google Analytics Guide on “Safeguarding your data”: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
Google also provides an additional browser component to opt out of Google Analytics, see: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it
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|_ga||Google Inc.||Permanent||Collect information and generate statistics on use of the sites without supplying personal information on individual visitors to Google. Used to distinguish user and session, persists for 2 years.|
As already mentioned, this information does not allow personal identification of the user because it is automatically anonymized before being processed by web analytics statistical software.
Management of cookies
In any case, the Controller informs you that you can prevent installation of all cookie types by means of your browser settings. However, should you choose to remove or refuse also technical cookies, this decision may affect various characteristics or services of the website, impairing its performance and detracting from your navigation experience. You can remove the cookies installed on your device at any time, by means of your browser settings.
In order to prevent installation of cookies or delete cookies already present on your device, the Controller invites you to consult the following instructions, depending on your browser.
- Open Chrome
- Click on Other Settings at the top right
- Click on Advanced at the bottom of the page.
- Click on Settings in the “Privacy and Security” section.
- Click on Cookies.
- At this point you can:
- Allow cookies: enable the option next to “Blocked”.
- Disable cookies: disable the option Allow sites to save and read cookie data. For more information, visit the specific web page.
- Open Mozilla Firefox
- Click on the menu in the browser taskbar alongside the address bar for navigation
- Select Options
- Select the Privacy & Security tab
- Go to the History section
- In History settings: select use custom settings
- To enable cookies, tick the check box Accept cookies from websites; to disable cookies, uncheck the option. For more information, visit the specific web page.
- In Internet Explorer select the Tools button followed by Internet Options
- Open the Privacy tab, select Advanced and choose whether to allow, block or prompt for proprietary or third-party cookies. For more information, visit the specific web page.
Safari per windows
- Open the Safari browser
- Click the gear icon at the top right, select Preferences and click Privacy
- In the Block Cookies section specify how Safari is to behave in accepting cookies from websites
- To view which sites have stored cookies on your device, click on Details. For more information, visit the specific web page.
Safari iOS (dispositivi mobile)
- To select cookie blocking by Safari, touch Settings > Safari > Block all cookies. For more information, visit the specific web page.
- Open Opera
- Click on Settings, then on Advanced and finally on Privacy & Security
- Under “Privacy & security” select “Site Settings” and then Cookies
- Select one of the following options:
- Accept cookies
- Accept cookies only from the site I visit: third party cookies and cookies sent from a domain other than the site I am visiting will be refused
- Never accept cookies: no cookies will ever be installed. For more information, visit the specific web page.
For more details on how to manage or disable third party cookies visit www.youronlinechoices.com.