a. WHAT ARE COOKIES
Cookies are short fragments of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the web server to store information on the client (the browser) to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even at a distance of days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, based on user preferences, by the single browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize the User’s device. They have different purposes such as, for example, allowing you to navigate efficiently between pages, remembering your favorite sites and, in general, improving the browsing experience. They also help to ensure that the advertising content displayed online is more targeted to the User and his interests. Based on the function and purpose of use, cookies can be classified into technical cookies, profiling cookies, third-party cookies. This site only uses technical cookies.
b. TECHNICAL COOKIES
The technical cookies, the only ones present on this Site, are those used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or by the User to provide this service. They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner or operator of the website. They can be divided into navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website; analytics cookies, assimilated to technical cookies when used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of Users and how they visit the site; functionality cookies, which allow the User to navigate according to a series of selected criteria in order to improve the service rendered to the same.
For the installation of these cookies, the prior consent of the Users is not required.
c. COOKIE ANALYTICS
The site also includes components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). These cookies are used for the sole purpose of monitoring and improving the performance of the site. For more information, please refer to the link below: https://www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners/
The user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing the opt-out component provided by Google on his browser. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Cookies can be deactivated and / or eliminated through the browser settings. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. Usually you can find these settings in the “options” or in the “preferences” menu of the User’s browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Or you can use the “Help” option in the browser for more information.
In case of cookies blocking, the service offered to the User through the Site will be limited, thus influencing the experience of using the Site itself.
Below, for each technical cookie used we report: the name, the purpose of use and the storage times.
|PHPSESSID||Technical session cookie used to store a message (successful, error) when filling out a form.||When the user’s browser is closed.|
|_ga||Distinguish users and provide correct statistics in the visitors panel.||2 years|
|_gat||Used to throttle request rate||10 minutes|
2 NAVIGATION COOKIES
During their normal operation, the IT systems and software procedures used to operate the Site acquire some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This is information that is not collected to be associated with identified people, but which by its very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified.
This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the Site, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resourse Identifier) notation of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the requested from the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the response status given by the server (successful, error etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the User’s IT environment. These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the Site and to check its correct functioning. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site: except for this eventuality, the data are kept for the times defined by the legal reference legislation for the time strictly necessary to provide the User. the service required to guarantee the transmission of the communication.
The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails to the addresses indicated on this Site entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message.
Browsing data do not persist for more than seven days and are deleted immediately after their aggregation (except for any need for the detection of crimes by the judicial authority).
The contact details of the Company, as Data Controller, are as follows:
Registered office: Milan, via della Moscova n. 3, 20121
Tel: +39 02.40999.1
Fax: +39 02.40914959,
Web site: www.f2a.biz.
The contact details of the Personal Data Protection Officer (DPO) are as follows:
Dr Marina Torcello