Cookie policy

The law on cookies in Italy and the rules for the proper use of cookies can be found in a provision issued by the Privacy Authority on May 8, 2014: "Individuazione delle modalità semplificate per l'informativa e l'acquisizione del consenso per l'uso dei cookie - 8 maggio 2014 (Published in the Official Gazette no. 126 of June 3, 2014)". 
All sites are required to inform the user of the use of cookies on the site itself.

We use cookies and similar tools across our websites to improve their performance and enhance your user experience. This policy explains how we do that.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term "cookies" in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, analyse how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.

Certain cookies contain personal information - for example, if you click to "remember me" when logging in, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won't collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user's general location.

What sort of cookies does the our site use?
Generally, our cookies perform up to four different functions:

TYPE AND PURPOSE

FEATURE

Essential cookies

Some cookies are essential for the operation of our website. For example, some cookies allow us to identify subscribers and ensure they can access the subscription only pages. If a subscriber opts to disable these cookies, the user will not be able to access all of the content that a subscription entitles them to.

Functional/Technical Cookie

We use functionality cookies to allow us to remember your preferences. For example, cookies save you the trouble of typing in your username every time you access the site, and recall your customisation preferences, such as which regional edition of the website you want to see when you log in.
We also use functionality cookies to provide you with enhanced services such as allowing you to watch a video online or comment on a blog.

The use of cookies Functional/Technical does not require the prior consent of the User in accordance with art. 122 paragraph 1 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 ("Information collected in respect of the contractor or the user").

Behaviourally Targeted Advertising Cookies

The our site and our advertisers use cookies to serve you with advertisements that we believe are relevant to you and your interests. For example, if you read a number of articles on motoring on our site or on other sites, a car manufacturer might infer you are interested in this topic and serve you with its car advertisements. You might see these advertisements on our site and on other sites that you visit. However, we do not tell our advertisers who you are.

 

Does anyone else use cookies on our websites?

Advertisers sometimes use their own cookies to provide you with targeted advertising. For example, advertisers may use a profile they have built on sites that you have previously visited to present you with more relevant advertisements during your visit to our site. We believe that it is useful to our users to see advertisements that are more relevant to their interests. If you are based in the European Union and would like to learn more about how advertisers use these types of cookies or to choose not to receive them, please visit www.youronlinechoices.eu. If you are based in the United States and would like to learn more, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.

We also use or allow third parties to serve cookies that fall into the four categories above. For example, like many companies, we use Google Analytics to help us monitor our website traffic. We may also use third party cookies to help us with market research, revenue tracking, improving site functionality and monitoring compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy.

About third-party cookies you can consult the respective regulations:

Google Analytics: Google Terms and Google Policy
Google Maps: Google Maps policy

Can a website user block cookies?

As we've explained above, cookies help you to get the most out of our websites.
The first time you accessed our website, you should have seen an overlay which explained that by continuing to access our site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
However, if you do wish to disable our cookies then please follow the instructions on links below. Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.

IE: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies 
Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19255?viewlocale=en_US&locale=it_IT 
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en& 
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

More detail on how businesses use cookies is available at .http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
To disable cookies analytical and prevent Google Analytics to collect information about your navigation, you can download the Add-browser for the Google Analytics Opt: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
To disable Flash cookies

 

As for more general management of the privacy of personal data are stored in accordance with art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 - Codice in materia di protezione dei dati personali - and can always be expected to be canceled as provided in the article 7 of that legislative decree 

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