Cookies policy

The Prensilia website ( uses cookies and similar technologies in order to guarantee the proper operation of the online applications. The present cookies policy describes the types and use modalities of cookies and provides information on how to disable and/or delete cookies stored on the user’s device. The banner containing the short cookies policy appearing on each page of the website will be shown at each visit, unless the user explicitly accepts the cookies policy through the button available on the banner itself.

By visiting this website you agree to the cookies use in conformity to what is established in the the ePrivacy directive by the European Union. If you do not agree, you will have to setup your web browser appropriately. Disabling cookies from a website could change the user experience on that website and disable particular features.

At the end of this cookies policy is attached a list of cookies that, to the knowledge of the website administrators, could be installed by some website pages. Links to the documents related to third party cookies and privacy policies are also provided.

Please note that cookies are not viruses. They cannot store your personal information, such as name, work, or place. Here we summarize general information related to cookies, as described on the European Commission website (for more extensive information please refer to the ePrivacy directive).

Cookies are short fragments of text (letters and/or numbers) that allow the web server to store information on the client (i.e. the browser). Such information can be re-used during the time you browse the website (session cookies) or even after days (presistent cookies). Cookies allow the internet website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time. Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to decline them and can delete them whenever they like. Websites mainly use cookies to: identify users, remember users’ custom preferences, and help users complete tasks without having to re-enter information when browsing from one page to another or when visiting the site later. Cookies can also be used for online behavioural target advertising and to show adverts relevant to something that the user searched for in the past.

In the following text we will refer to cookies and all similar technologies using the term ”cookie”.

Types of cookies
A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are fundamental for the proper operation of the website and are used to manage the login and access to the reserved functionalities of the website.
  • Analysis and performance cookies: These are cookies used to anonymously collect and analyse information about the internet website traffic. For instance, they allow to understand if a user already visited the website in the past. They allow to monitor the system and improve its performance and user-friendliness. By disabling this category of cookies there will be no loss in functionality.
  • Profiling cookies: These are permanent cookies used to (anonymously and non-anonymously) identify users preferences and improve its navigation experience. The website does not use this type of cookies.

Third-party cookies
By visiting a website it is possible to receive cookies from the website itself, or from websites managed by third-party companies. An example is the case of social plugins for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. These parts of the page are integrated in the website currently visited, and are used to allow a quick share of the website content over the social network website. These plugins transmit and receive cookies to/from the third-party websites. The management of the information collected by third-parties is regulated by the related policies to which we encourage to refer to.

Duration of cookies
Session cookies are active until the user quits the web browser application only. Other cookies “survive” this event and are available during future visits of the website. The latter are called persistent cookies and the expiration time is fixed by the server when it creates them. In some cases there is no expiration time.
The website does not use persistent cookies.

How to manage cookies
All modern web browsers allow to manage cookies, in particular allowing to disable new ones or delete ones already stored on the user’s device. A list of references for managing cookies through the most common web browsers follows:

Cookies on
The website includes components that are transmitted by Google Analytics, a Google Inc. service used to analyse the internet traffic. This is a case of third-party cookies anonymously collected in order to monitor and improve the performance of the hosting website (performance cookies).
Google Analytics uses cookies to collect and analyse anonymously information related to the use of the website. This website does not use (and does not allow third parties to use) Google Analytics to monitor or collect identifying personal information. For more information, please see the Google Inc. privacy policy.

Additionally, it is possible that the domain provider (Aruba) or third-party cookies could be requested/stored while visiting the website. In particular, in pages including contents stored on external servers (such as YouTube videos) such contents could use third-party cookies of different types. For this reason, the user should refer to the privacy and cookies policy of the interested third parties:

Please also check the Prensilia privacy policy in order to know how Prensilia uses the data collected through the website.