Extended statement about cookies
Cookies and other technologies
Cookies will be stored on your device – computer, smartphone or tablet – when you are using this website, according to the purposes described. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your hard drive in connection with the browser software and collect specific information that the website is able to read in the moment in which it is seen at a later time. Cookies cannot execute programmes or transmit viruses to your computer. They simply serve the purpose of making the overall Internet offering more user-friendly and effective.
There are various types of cookies, depending on their characteristics and functions, and these may remain stored on the computer or mobile device for different periods of time, as described below.
Session cookies are stored on device for purely technical and functional requirements, for the transmission of session identifiers required to enable a safe and efficient site; they are deleted at the end of the session when your browser is closed. This type of cookies avoids the use of other technologies that could compromise your privacy.
Persistent cookies remain stored on your computer’s hard drive until they expire or cancellation. You have the option to delete all stored cookies at any time via the setting options of your browser.
Third party cookies
When browsing a website, you may also receive cookies from sites or web servers other than the site being visited. Cookies that are stored on behalf of third parties may be in turn session or persistent.
Technical cookies are cookies enabling you to browse on this website or to enjoy its basic features. These cookies are installed automatically on your device as a result of the access to the site and do not require any specific consent. Technical cookies used by this website include the ones listed below.
Navigation Cookies guarantee normal navigation and use of the website, through different options or service.
Functional cookies are used to save your preferences and facilitate the browsing experience based on a set of selected criteria (for example, language, browser type, etc.). They also memorise certain settings such as language selection and cookies consent in order to avoid displaying the cookies banner during your subsequent visits to the website.
Specific Third Party Cookies
The non-technical cookies used by this website are third-party cookies: cookies set up on your device by a domain or website distinct from the site. Third party cookies are implemented by marketing vendors and partners of the website by the means of third party tags for specific purposes of the said third parties, including marketing and profiling. SIC does not have any access or control over cookies or other tracking technology used by third parties accessible by the website: these subjects, listed below with the relative links to their privacy policies, are independent controllers of the data collection and handling processes via cookies; you must therefore refer to their personal data handling policies, information policies and consent forms. This responsibility refers not only to the cookies sent directly by the third parties but also any additional cookies sent via this website based on the use of the services used by the third parties themselves.
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How to manage Cookies and object to their use
On the first visit to this website, your consensus is collected through a banner that indicates some mandatory information about cookies usage and shows the link to this extended information. Continuing browsing you accept the default settings. Should you express your consent to the installation of cookies in this way, we will keep track of your consent through a specific technical cookie (called “cookie_notice_accepted”) which duration is 6 months. In this way, we will avoid displaying the cookies banner during your subsequent visits to the website. Please consider that, should you delete this technical cookie from your browser, the tracking of your consent will be lost and, therefore, during your next visit the cookie banner will be displayed again. If you wish to revoke your consensus you can follow the procedures contained below or by clicking on Revoke consent.
You can manage your preferences for cookies directly from within your own browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing them. Through browser preferences you can also delete cookies installed in the past, including the cookie which possibly saves the consent to the installation of cookies by this website. It is important to note that disabling all cookies, the operation of this site may be compromised. Follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer of the browser you use to find out how to manage, disable or delete all cookies (technical, analytics and profiling):
— Google Chrome;
— Mozilla Firefox;
— Apple Safari;
— Microsoft Internet Explorer / Edge.
Notwithstanding the above, you may use Your Online Choices, an online service provided by EDAA (European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance) through which it is possible to opt-out of cookies from companies that participate in the EDAA’s opt-out scheme, or NAI Consumer Opt Out, provided by NAI (Network Advertising Initiative).
To limit tracking for advertising purposes on your mobile device, you can review and adjust the settings provided by your device manufacturer, such as Limit Ad Tracking for iOS or Opt-out of interest-based ads for Android.