I. What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a thirdparty to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
Each cookie is unique to each browser and device you use to access our Website. Cookies can be installed by the operator of the website you are visiting (“first-party cookies”) or by other websites (“third-party cookies”).
Cookies can be permanently stored in your device until they expire or until you delete them (“permanent cookies”), or they can be automatically eliminated when you abandon the website or when you close your browser (“session cookies”).
II. Types of Cookies
There are different types of cookies:
i. Session Cookie - exists only in temporary memory while the user navigates the website.
ii. Persistent Cookie - instead of expiring when the web browser is closed as session cookies do, a persistent cookie expires at a specific date or after a specific length of time.
iii. Third-party Cookie - generated by a website other than the one you are currently visiting
a) Technical Cookies - are cookies used exclusively to transmit a communication on an electronic communication network, or insofar as they are strictly necessary to provide a service expressly required by you. These cookies grant a smooth navigation and use of the Website and allow you to browse with certain pre-determined settings (e.g. preferred language, products on your chart) in order to improve our service. These cookies include analytical cookies, which are sometimes directly used by the website’s operator to collect anonymous and aggregate information on visitors and on how visitors use the website for statistical purposes.
b) Profiling Cookies - create user profiles and are used to send advertisements in line with the preferences shown by the user while browsing the web. These cookies belong either to the Company or to third parties which are accurately selected and checked and they are used to guarantee that the marketing messages received through the Website or other websites used by the Company for advertising purposes are in line with the visitor’s preferences.
III. Cookies used on our Website
Our Website uses these following types of cookies:
i. Technical Cookies - they are only used to ensure that our Website functions properly and to improve our service, allowing easier browsing.
ii. Google Analytics ( Third-Party Cookies ) - they are used to anonymously monitor how the visitor uses the Website for statistical purposes, allowing us to optimise how the Website works and offer a better browsing experience.
IV. Management of cookie preferences
i. Website - you may give or withdraw your consent to the use of profiling cookies through this link – cookie management. Moreover, through the opt-out links indicated in the section above, you may disable third-party cookies.
ii. Browser Settings - if you wish to block or delete the cookies received from the Site or any other website, you can do this by changing the browser settings by means of the specific function. You can find below the links to the instructions of the following browsers:
Safari - http://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191