Acquisition of navigation data
For their very nature, the information systems and software procedures that ensure the correct functioning of the Website constantly acquire personal data the transmission of which is implicit in the use of internet communication protocols. Though such personal data is not collected for the purpose of identifying Users, it could be used to do so in association with other data obtained from third parties.
The data in question may include the IP addresses or domain names of computers utilised by Users to connect to the Website, URI format addresses of requested resources, request times, methods used to submit requests to the server, sizes of files obtained in response, numeric codes indicating the status of the response given by the server and other data regarding Users’ computer environments. The only purpose for which data is collected is to generate anonymous statistical information concerning usage of the Website and its correct functioning. Such data is kept only for the time permitted by the reference legislation and in order to provide Users with the services they request, and is deleted immediately after it is processed. An exception to this rule is only made in the event of it proving necessary to ascertain responsibility for cyber-attacks that damage the Website.
Cookies and other such methods for tracing users are not normally used to transmit information of a personal nature. The use of session cookies that are deleted when the browser is closed is limited to the transmission of the session identifiers (random numbers generated by the server) indispensable for safe and efficient site navigation. Every time Users access the Website, they implicitly accept the saving of cookies in their browsers and in HTML format e-mails according to the contents of this Data Privacy Notice. Users may nevertheless disable cookies by changing the settings of their browser.