Cookies are small text files sent to the user from the website you are visiting. They are stored on the computer’s hard disk, thereby enabling the website to recognise users and store certain information about them in order to allow or improve the service provided.
There are different types of cookies. Some are necessary in order to browse the Website, others have different purposes such as to guarantee internal security, system administration, perform statistical analyses, understand which Website sections are of greatest interest to users or offer a personalised visit of the Website.
The Website uses technical cookies, not profiling cookies. The foregoing refers to the user’s computer as well as any other device that the user may use to connect to the Website.
Technical cookies are those used for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information company service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide such service.
They are not used for other purposes and are usually installed directly by the owner or manager of the website.
They can be divided into navigation or session cookies, which guarantee normal navigation and use of the website (for example, enabling a purchase or authentication to access restricted areas); analytics cookies, which are similar to technical cookies when used directly by the website operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit said website; functionality cookies, which allow the user to browse according to a series of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided.
Disabling the cookies may limit the option to use the Website and prevent you from fully benefiting from the features and services available on the Website. To decide which to accept and which to refuse, below is a description of the cookies used on the Website.
TYPES OF COOKIES USED
First-party cookies: first-party cookies (i.e. cookies belonging to the site of the publisher who created them) are set by the website that is visited by the user, whose address appears in the URL window. Using these cookies enables us to make the website work efficiently and trace the behaviour patterns of visitors.
Third-party cookies: third-party cookies are set by a different domain than the one visited by the user. If a user visits a website and a different company sends information using that site, these are third-party cookies
Persistent cookies: persistent cookies are stored on the user’s device between browser sessions, thereby remembering the user’s preferences or actions on a website. They can be used for different purposes, for example, to remember the preferences and choices when using the Website.Persistent cookies: persistent cookies are stored on the user’s device between browser sessions, thereby remembering the user’s preferences or actions on a website. They can be used for different purposes, for example, to remember the preferences and choices when using the Website.
Essential cookies: these cookies are strictly necessary for the Website to work. Without these cookies, certain parts of the Website would not work. They include, for example, cookies that allow access to protected areas of the Website. These cookies do not collect information for marketing purposes and cannot be disabled.
Functional cookies: these cookies are used to recognise a user that visits the Website again. They customise the contents and remember preferences (for example, selected language or region). These cookies do not collect information that can identify the user. All collected information is anonymous.
Social Network sharing cookies: these cookies facilitate sharing website content through social networks like Facebook and Twitter. To view the respective privacy and cookies policies, visit the websites of the social networks. With regard to Facebook and Twitter, the user can visit https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies and https://twitter.com/privacy.
In particular, the following is a list of the main cookies used on the Website and their descriptions and functions, including the time duration.
1) Type of Functional first-party cookies
Source: Mpc S.r.l.
Purpose: To recover the user’s settings (save the user’s session and remember certain settings such as login settings)
Duration: Persistent cookies
2) Type of First-party Cookies – Functional
Source: Mpc S.r.l.
Purpose: to Memorise the user’s place and remember the language settings (anonymously)
3) Type of First-party Cookies – Functional
Source: Mpc S.r.l.
Purpose: to Customise page content based on the device used by the user, and their choices and settings (anonymously)
How to change the settings of cookies
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but the user can usually change the settings to disable this function. It is possible to block all types of cookies, or accept to only receive certain ones and disable others. The “Options” or “Preferences” section in the browser menu allows you to avoid receiving cookies and other user tracking technologies, and how to get notification from the browser on the activation of these technologies. Alternatively, it is also possible to consult the “Help” section of the tool bar in most browsers.
It is also possible to select the browser used from the list below and follow the instructions: – Internet Explorer; – Chrome; – Safari; – Firefox; – Opera. From mobile device: – Android; – Safari; – Windows Phone; – Blackberry.
For detailed information regarding cookies and to manage cookie preferences (first-party and/or third-party), users are invited to also visit the www.youronlinechoices.com platform. However, please note that disabling the navigation or functional cookies may cause Website malfunction and/or limit the service provided by Mpc S.r.l.