- 1. What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small text file generated by the web pages you visit, which contains the session data that can be useful later in the website. In this way the website remembers information about your visit in the different pages and it can analyse the way users interact with the website itself.
Cookies are secure – they can only store information that is put there by the browser, which is information the user has entered into the browser or that is included in the page request.
They cannot run code and they cannot be used to access your computer. If a website encrypts the information in the cookie, only that website can read the information.
- 2. What are the main types of Cookies?
Here you can find a short description of the main types of cookies:
- Session e Persistent Cookies
Session Cookies contain information that is used within your current browser session. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Nothing is stored on your machine beyond the time you spend on the site (ASP.NET_SessionId e language).
Persistent Cookies (such as ASPXANONYMOUS) are used to hold information that is used between visits or are used for technical reasons and to improve your website experience. These data allow sites to recognize that you are a returning customer and react accordingly. Persistent cookies have a lifetime value that is set by the website, which can vary between a few minutes or several years.
- First party or third party cookies
First party cookies belong to the website which generated them.
Third party cookies are generated on our site by third parties and are stored by the same third party which generated them.
- Technical and profiling cookies
Technical cookies are cookies required for providing electronic communications or required by information society services to the extent strictly limited to provide a service explicitly requested by a user (see Section 122, paragraph 1, of the Privacy Code). They are not used for any additional purpose and are usually directly installed by the website owner or manager. Among these cookies you can find, for example, Function Cookies. They allow the user to browse the website according to some selected criteria (such as language or products selected for purchase) with the aim of improving the service offered. Cookie Analytics are treated as technical cookies if they are directly used by the website manager in order to collect aggregated information on the total number of website visitors and their behaviour on the website itself.
Profiling cookies have the aim of creating user profiles and are used to send advertisements in line with the user’s preferences as shown during browsing. Given that these cookies can be extremely invasive and collect information on the private life of users, Italian and European legislation set forth that users must be adequately informed about how these cookies are used and must express their open and valid consent.
- Session e Persistent Cookies
- 3. Which cookies does this website use, what are their main characteristics and how to opt out from the various profiling cookies.This website can send to users the following cookies for the following purposes. TECHNICAL COOKIES:
Name of the cookie Short description First or third party cookie Duration Purpose of the cookie _gat,_ga,__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz Google Analytics is a web analysis service made available by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to provide us with information regarding how visitors use our website. In this way the information regarding how you use our website, including your IP address, can be transferred to Google and stored on its servers in the United States. hird party, first party cookies: google.com Long-lasting cookies expire 2 years after the user’s last visit to the website. Others are cancelled after 6 months, some others after 30 minutes and some others when you close the browser. To create a random, unique number or a string of letters and numbers to identify the browser used and the dates and times of your most recent visits to the website, as well as the ad or link that lead you to the website. SID, LOGIN_INFO, use_hotbox, PREF, SSID, HSID, watched_video_id_list, __utma, __utmz, demographics, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, dkv, GEUD, APISID, SPISID, YSC Google has set a specific number of cookies in any web page containing a Youtube video in order to monitor the number of Youtube users and their behaviour, including the information linking your visits to the website and your Google account. hird party, first party cookies: google.com The majority of cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Youtube video, even if some expire sooner. To create various unique identifiers and, in case, to match the access information connected to a Google account. SSP-latroia, SSP-n21, SSR-n21, SSP-tuttocitta ShinyStat is a technology developed by Shiny srl for monitoring and analysis purposes and it allows to record the website’s visit flow without the need to use tools for the personal identification of users.
This data collection method, in fact, provides only information on the visitor’s country of origin, browser and operating system characteristics, time data of the visit (i.e. permanence time on each page) and details on the browsing route followed on the website, with particular attention to the sequence in which each page
third party, first party cookies:
2 to 3 days, some expire at the end of the session To create various unique identifiers and, in case, to match the access information. ab_bs AB multiversion control. Third parties:
1 month https://vimeo.com/cookie_list clips requested video identifier Third parties:
permanent https://vimeo.com/cookie_list optimizelyBuckets It remebers the changes made by the user to the status of the video. Third parties:
7 years https://vimeo.com/cookie_list optimizelyEndUserId It contains the final user’s unique identifier.
Used by Optimizely to keep track of the user’s information.
7 years https://vimeo.com/cookie_list optimizelySegments It memorises the visitor’s compartmented information, such as browsers, campaigns, devices, types of mobile sources and all defined personalised segments Third parties:
7 years https://vimeo.com/cookie_list player video player preferences Third parties:
1 year https://vimeo.com/cookie_list site_settings cabling code settings Third parties:
52 years https://vimeo.com/cookie_list stats_end_date, stats_start_date Parameters for current request Third parties:
7 year https://vimeo.com/cookie_list vuid Vimeo Analytics unique id Third-party:
1 year https://vimeo.com/cookie_list __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __utmli, __utmv Google Analytics cookie Third-party:
1 / 2 year, session https://vimeo.com/cookie_list __gads Used by Google DoubleClick for Publishers to advertise on the site Third-party:
1 / 2 year, session time http://support.google.com/adsense/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2839090 Google Adwords Segment-related cookie Third party: Google 60 days It adds the user to a segment for retargeting
To opt out from the use of one or more profiling cookies, users can:
- access the opt-out link in the table above, if present;
- as an alternative, follow the disabling procedure foreseen for all the main browsers:
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