Cookies policy in compliance with the directive of the guarantor for the protection of personal data.
01. 01. What are cookie?
Cookies are small files of letters and numbers memorized on a user’s computer or mobile when they visit our website.
02. What are they for?
know statistics, number of visitors and frequency of use of the various elements that make up the site (sections and content consulted etc.);
improve the attractiveness and ergonomics of the site;
adapt the presentation of the site to display preferences of the terminal in use during the user visits to the site, depending on the device and the display or reading software provided by the terminal in use;
store information taken from a completed form on the site;
allow access to private and personal areas on the site, thanks to identifiers or data previously communicated by the user;
apply security measures, especially when prompted to re-login in the reserved area after a certain period of inactivity by the user.
03. Types of Cookie
To optimize your experience in cookie management, we decided to organize those used by this site in two categories, according to the objectives pursued: essential cookies and analytical cookies.
These cookies are essential to allow the user to browse the site and use all of its features. Without these cookies, which are absolutely necessary, we would not be able to provide some services or functions and browsing the site would not be as smooth and easy as it should be.
_cfduid:This cookie is used in order to ignore all security restrictions based on the IP address where the visitor comes from. It does not store personal information and data. It is an extremely important cookie for Web site security operations and cannot be disabled.
Third party Cookie:
By visiting a website you can receive cookies from both the visited site ( "owners"), and from sites managed by other organizations ( "third party "). An example is the presence of the "social plugins " For AddThis, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, etc. These are parts of the page which are visited directly and generated by these sites and integrated into the page of the host site. The most common use of social plugins is aimed at sharing content on social networks.
The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites managed by third parties. The management of the information collected by "Third parties" is governed by laws which you should adhere to. To ensure greater transparency and comfort, the following are the web addresses of the different information and the modalities for the management of cookies.
__atuvc: this cookie is associated with the AddThis widget commonly integrated into websites to allow visitors to share content with different platforms that focus on representations of connections between users (Facebook, Twitter, email, etc.). it stores the number of shares on a page. Although PPG does not offer advertising space on its sites, AddThis may use the non-personal information collected during visits to ensure that other sites show advertisements about products and services that may be of interest to you.
__atuvs: this cookie is associated with the AddThis widget commonly integrated into websites to allow visitors to share content with different platforms that focus on representations of connections between users (Facebook, Twitter, email, etc.). It is believed to be a new AddThis cookie not yet documented, but categorized according to the assumption that serves a purpose similar to other cookies set by the service.
bt2: used by the social sharing platform AddThis to keep a register of parts of the site that have been visited in order to recommend other parts of the site.
loc: geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information among themselves are geographically located (membership status).
uid:user ID and tracking time of login.
um:records the sharing of content by users through social media.
uvc:notes how often the
social sharing service, AddThis, meets the same user.
These cookies allow you to collect data about the use of the website by the user, including the items that you click on during navigation, in order to improve the performance and design of the site. It also help us to understand every difficulty that the user can come up against in the use of the site. The cookies in question are used exclusively for the purposes related to the management of our website.
_ga:is used to distinguish unique users, assigning to them a unique, randomly generated ID number.
_gat:is used to accelerate the speed of demand, limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gid:is used to store and update a unique value for each visited page.
By default, Google Analytics uses the full IP address of users on a Web site to provide general geographic data in their reports. Instead, this site anonymizes the IP. This means that Google Analytics removes the last octet from the user's IP address before using it and storing it. This slightly reduces the accuracy of the geographic reports.
04. How to Reject/delete cookies
The memorizing of cookies on our site is fundamentally subordinated to the will of the user, who, on the first access on the homepage of the site, through a popup notice placed in the header of the page, may or not decide to accept them. If you agree to store cookies in your terminal's browser, cookies embedded in the pages and content you consult may be temporarily stored in a dedicated space of your terminal. If you refuse to store cookies in your terminal, or if you delete stored cookies, you will not be able to use a series of features on our site.
The site and its administrator have no control over the cookies that are used by third parties so to be clearer it is advisable to consult the privacy policies of these third parties as well as options to disable the collection of this information. The administrator of this site can therefore not control the activities of advertisers. You can still disable cookies directly from your browser. For more detailed information regarding the options for disabling cookies here is the list of links for the configuration of popular browsers:
You can then check and delete individual cookies using the settings of most browsers. This, however, may prevent you from properly using certain features on our website. To learn more you can refer toaboutcookies.orgorallaboutcookies.org.