What is a cookie and what is it for?
A cookie is a small file that is sent to the browser and saved on your device when you visit a website. Cookies allow efficient operation of the site and improve its performance, in addition they provide information to the site owner for statistical purposes, mainly to personalize your browsing experience by remembering your preferences (for example remembering the language and currency you have set, to recognize you on your next visit, etc.).
Purpose of using cookies
This site uses some cookies to make its services easy to navigate and efficiently use the web pages of Cosval S.p.A. The cookies used also allow us to improve the service provided to users, making their use more effective and / or enabling certain features.
This site uses navigation cookies for the use of some basic services and anonymous monitoring cookies (Google Analytics). There are also links to third-party services. PROFILING COOKIES FOR ADVERTISING PURPOSES ARE NOT PRESENT OR SENT TO THE USER ON THIS SITE.
From the first access these cookies allow the site to function properly and allow you to view the contents on your device by recognizing the language and market of the country from which you have chosen to connect. Navigation cookies are technical cookies and are necessary for the site to function.
Third-party analytical / monitoring cookies
This site uses Google Analytics: analytics cookies are considered technical if used only for optimization purposes and if treated anonymously. We inform the user that this site uses the free Google Analytics service. Recall that the data is used only to have the data of the most visited pages, the number of visitors, the aggregated data of visits by operating system, by browser, etc. The information obtainable from cookies on the use of the website by users will be transmitted by the user's browser to Google, based in 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States, and stored on the company's servers. In particular, below are the cookies used by Google Analytics:
COOKIE NAME DURATION
__utma 2 years
__utmb 30 minutes
__utmz 6 months
__utmt 10 minutes
_ga 2 years
_gat 10 minutes
By using this site, you consent to the processing of your data by Google for the methods and purposes indicated above.
According to the terms of service in place, Google will use this information, as an independent data controller, for the purpose of tracing and examining the use of the website, compiling reports on site activities for use by the operators of the site itself and provide other services relating to website activities, connection methods (mobile, PC, browser used etc.) and methods of searching and reaching the portal pages. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate IP addresses with any other data held by Google.
Monitoring cookies can be disabled without any consequence on site navigation: to disable them, see the next section "How to disable cookies by configuring the browser (opt-out)".
Third party websites and services
To disable all cookies
- Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-IT/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it
- Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Cookies
- Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookies.html
- Apple Safari: http://www.apple.com/it/privacy/use-of-cookies/
Alternatively, you can only disable Google Analytics cookies, using the opt-out add-on provided by Google for the main browsers.
Even if the authorization to use third-party cookies is revoked, before this revocation the cookies may have been stored on the user's terminal. For technical reasons, it is not possible to delete these cookies, however the user's browser allows them to be deleted from the privacy settings. The browser options contain the "Clear browsing data" option which can be used to delete cookies, site data and plug-ins.