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Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize the User’s device. They have different purposes such as, for example, allowing you to efficiently navigate pages, remember favorite sites and, in general, improve the browsing experience. They also contribute to ensuring that the advertising contents displayed online are more targeted to the User and his interests. Depending on the function and purpose of use, cookies can be classified into technical cookies, profiling cookies, third-party cookies. This Website exclusively uses technical cookies and third-party cookies.
Technical cookies: Technical cookies are those used for the sole purpose of “transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or by the User to provide this service “(see Article 122, paragraph 1, of the Code). They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner or operator of the website. They can be divided into navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website; analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies when used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site; functional cookies, which allow the user to navigate according to a series of selected criteria in order to improve the service rendered to the same.
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Third-party cookies: During browsing the User may receive on his terminal even cookies of different sites or web servers (so-called “third-party” cookies): this happens because on the Site there may be elements such as, for example, images, maps, sounds , specific links to web pages of other domains that reside on servers other than the one on which the requested page is located. In other words, these cookies are set directly by managers of websites or servers other than the Site itself. These third parties could theoretically set cookies while you visit the site and get information about the fact that you have visited a website of HQ | Engineering Italia.
Google Analytics: This site also includes certain components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Also in this case these are third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookies).
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