Cookie Policy

To make navigation on our site easier and more intuitive, we use cookies.

A cookie is a small text file that sites save on your computer or mobile device while you visit them.

Cookies do not record any personal information about a user, and any identifiable data will not be stored. If you want to disable the use of cookies, you must customize your computer’s settings by deleting all cookies or activating a warning message when cookies are stored. To proceed without changing the cookie application, just keep on navigating.

Please visit AboutCookies.org for more information.

Types of cookies

There are two types of cookies:

Proprietary cookies: subjects and legible from the sole domain that created them, that is
Third party cookies: Subjects and created by domains outside what the user is visiting.
In addition, cookies may be: temporary: a temporary or “cookie” cookie stored on your computer during a visit to a web site and deleted when you leave your Internet browser and / or turn off your computer Persistent: a persistent or persistent cookie and a cookie that is stored in your terminal until you’ve deleted it.

For more information about cookies, please visit: http://www.cookiecentral.com

The cookies described above are so-called “technical” cookies, which are exclusively for technical purposes and site usability. They do not therefore include cookies for profiling and / or marketing purposes.

While browsing this site, you may also receive cookies from different sites or web servers (ie “third-party cookies”). This is because there are elements such as images, maps, music files, links to specific web pages from other domains that reside on servers other than ours. These cookies include, among others, social media networks.

The list of third parties involved with links to their management policies follows:

Embedded Content: (Third Party Cookies) The Site also uses Youtube and Vimeo videos, social Twitter content, Facebook, Google+ and, in general, embeddable content on other platforms. This website also uses plug-ins to allow social network users to share content they like with their “friends” (and to propose other related features such as posting comments). These plug-ins archive and access cookies in the user’s terminal equipment to allow the social network to identify members when they interact with those plug-ins. This site can not control the cookies that these third-party sites deliver, so it is advisable to contact each third party directly for more control over these cookies. Below are some useful links to the third-party cookie policy cited:
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/

Facebook widget: https://wordpress.org/plugins/facebook-pagelike-widget/
Twitter https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en
Youtube https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Google+ http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/

Google Analyticcs Dashboard for WP / Google Analytics: This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files stored on your computer to allow the website to analyze how users use the site. Information generated by the web site cookie (including your anonymous IP address) will be transmitted and filed with Google servers in the United States. Google will use this information to examine your site usage, compile site activity reports for its operators, and provide other services related to website activities and the use of the internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties refer the above information to Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse to use cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser, but please note that if you do this you may not be able to use all the features of this web site. By using this web site, you consent to the processing of your data by Google for the above mentioned modalities and purposes. You may prevent Google from detecting a cookie linked to your use of this website (including your anonymous IP address) and processing such data by downloading and installing this plugin for the browser:  http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

 

How to disable cookies

You can choose at any time to disable cookies on your terminal through the browser configuration. Some pages may not work if you completely disable cookies, but many third party cookies can be locked without problems. You can configure your browser to (i) accept all cookies, (ii) reject all cookies, or (iii) receive a notification when a cookie is set. Every browser is different, so you should check the procedures in the browser guide to change your cookie preferences. Eg:

In Internet Explorer and you can block all cookies by selecting “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the scroll switch

In Firefox and you can block all cookies by selecting “Tools”, “Options” and deselecting “Accept All Cookies From Sites” in the Privacy tab

In Chrome and you can block all cookies by selecting the icon that represents the English wrench on the browser toolbar. Then select “Parameters” and then display the advanced parameters. In the “Privacy” section, select “Parameters” of the content.

In the “Cookies” section of your browser you can:

Delete cookies
Block cookies by default
Allow cookies by default
Define cookie exceptions for some websites or domains.
Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact on the functionality of this site. It is also possible to delete cookies already stored on your computer. Please check your browser’s guide.

For further information: atencenter@unipa.it

Types of cookies used by this website:

Appellation: _ga
Function: This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics – used to provide an update to Google Analytics services. It is used to distinguish users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in every page request and is used to calculate the number of visitors, sessions and data in order to produce analytics reports.
First or Third Part: Third Party
Expiration: The default deadline is set after 2 years
Link to third part: For more information, please see: Google Analytics Privacy Policy at: http: //www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html; Google’s cookie usage notice available at: http: //www.google.com/intl/en/policies/technologies/cookies/.
https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
You can turn off Google’s functionality
Analytics by following these instructions: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en_US

Appellation: _gat
Function: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics, it is used to speed up access requests
First or Third Part: Third Party
Expiration: The default deadline is every 10 minutes
Link to the third part: For more information, see:
The Google Analytics Privacy Policy at http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html;
Google’s cookie usage notice available at: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/technologies/cookies/.
https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
You can disable the Google Analytics feature by following the instructions here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en_US