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Cookie policy

This website uses different types of cookies. We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media functionality, and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about the way you use our site with our web analytics, advertising, and social media partners, who may combine it with other information you have provided to them or collected from your use of their services.

Cookies are small text files that may be used by websites to make the user experience more efficient. The expected retention time for cookies on the site is as follows:

__ga — Used to distinguish users. This cookie does not contain any of your personal information (category: analytical, type: persistent, duration: 2 years, third parties: Google Analytics)

_gat — Used by Google Analytics to limit the frequency of requests (category: analytical, type: persistent, duration: 1 day, third parties: Google Analytics)

_git — It generates a unique user ID used to create statistics on how visitors use the site. (category: analytical, type: persistent, duration: 1 day, third parties: Google Analytics)

_fbp — Used by Facebook to provide a range of advertising products as real-time offers from third party advertisers. (category: marketing, type: persistent, duration: 3 months, third parties:

The law states that we may store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies, we need your consent.

Some cookies are placed by third-party services that appear on our pages.

Find out more about who we are, how you can contact us, and how we process personal data in our privacy policy.

Information about Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Useful addresses to better understand the privacy policy of Google Analytics:

If you do not want your data collected by Google Analytics, you can also download the official “opt-out” plugin for your browser by clicking here.

Any requests regarding the data inherent to this processing should be addressed to the Data Controller (Google Inc.).

Block/limit cookies:
It is possible to disable the use of cookies, but by choosing such an option it is likely that the site will have malfunctions, more or less evident depending on the section of the site you intend to visit.

For Internet Explorer:

Click on “Tools” at the top of the browser window and select “Internet Options”.
In the options window, go to the “Privacy” tab.
To enable cookies, set the cursor to “Average” or lower values.
To block all cookies, move the cursor to the top.

For Firefox:

Click “Tools” in your browser menu and select “Options”.
Select the ‘Privacy’ panel.
To enable cookies, select ‘Accept cookies from sites’.
To disable cookies, uncheck ‘Accept cookies from sites’.

For Chrome:

Click on the spanner icon in the browser toolbar.
Select Settings.
Click “Show advanced settings”.
In the “Privacy” section, click the “Content settings” button.

To enable cookies in the ‘Cookies’ section, select ‘Allow local data setting’; this will enable both first and third party cookies. To enable first-party cookies only, select ‘Block all third-party cookies without exception’.

To disable cookies, in the ‘Cookies’ section, choose ‘Prevent sites from setting data’.

For Safari:

If it is not already open, start Safari.
Choose Safari > Preferences, and then click Privacy.
In the “Block cookies” section, specify whether Safari should accept cookies from websites and when.
For information about the options, click on your computer, then click Details.
To see which websites store cookies on your computer, click Details.
For all other browsers and mobile devices:

To restrict cookies on any other browser or mobile device, please visit the official website of your device or browser manufacturer or consult the relevant documentation provided.

Further information

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