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Cookie policy of the websites of Agora Magazine

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Wide information on the use of cookies in accordance with article 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 and the Provision of the Guarantor of privacy 229 8/5/2014
Web sites of Agora Magazine use cookies and similar technologies to third parties, to ensure proper operation of the procedures and improve the experience of use of online applications.
The Portal of Agora Magazine does not use cookies or similar technologies in order to collect and / or transmit users' personal data, or perform profiling themselves.
This document provides detailed information on the use of cookies and similar technologies, how they are used by Agora Magazine and how to manage them.

The submission of data through cookies is optional, but the deactivation of these could compromise the use of the site's features, in particular authenticated access to the services provided.
The data will be collected and processed by Information Technology only by those specifically charged and subject to the rules on privacy.
The right are those specified in Article 7 of the Privacy Code and may be exercised with an informal request, by letter, fax or email (article 9 of Legislative Decree no. June 30, 2003, n .196) to the owner or manager. The data controller is the Director of Agora Magazine, based in Via Teognide 13-00125 Rome, controllers are the web master of the structures responsible for the matter to which the person concerned can contact to request information relating solely to personal information.


Cookies are short pieces of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the web server to store on the client (browser) information to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even after days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences from a single browser on the specific device being used (computer, tablet, smartphone).

Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, clear GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, can be used to gather information on user behavior and use of services.

Later in this document will refer to cookies and similar technologies all by simply using the word "cookie".
Informative video of the Privacy Guarantor with instructions for the use of Cookies:

Types of cookies
Based on the characteristics and use of cookies, we can distinguish several categories:

Cookie "technical" (analysis and performance). Cookies are used to collect and analyze traffic and use the site anonymously. These cookies, even without identifying the user, allow, for example, to detect if the same user returns to connect at different times. They also allow you to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be executed without any loss of functionality.

Cookie profiling. These are persistent cookies used to identify (anonymously or not) user preferences and improve your experience of navigation. The sites of Agora Magazine do not use this type of cookie.

Third Party Cookies
Visiting a website you may receive cookies from the site is visited ("owners"), both from websites maintained by other organizations ("third parties"). An example are the "social plugins" of Facebook, Twitter, Google+. It is part of the page visited directly generated by these sites and integrated into site page host. The most common use of social plugin is aimed at sharing content on social networks.

The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites operated by third parties. The management of the information collected by "third parties" shall be governed by the relevant information which please refer. To ensure greater transparency and convenience, are shown below the web addresses of different information and ways to manage cookies.

Facebook information:
Facebook (configuration): access your account. Section privacy.

Twitter information:
Twitter (configuration):

Google+ information:
Google+ (configuration):

Pinterest information:
Youtube (Google privacy also applies to services of YouTube)

To learn more about cookies and to manage preferences about cookies (first and / or third party) users are invited to visit the platform
Google Analytics
The sites also include Agora Magazine components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Again it comes to third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookie).

Google Analytics uses "cookies" to collect and analyze anonymous information on the behavior of use of the sites of Agora Magazine (including your IP address). This information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes in order to prepare reports for the operators of Agora Magazine about the activities on the sites. Agora Magazine does not use (and do not allow third parties to use) the analysis tool of Google to track or collect personally identifiable information. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google or seek to link an IP address with the identity of a user. Google can also communicate this information to third parties unless required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

For more information, please refer to the link below:

You can selectively disable the action of installing Google Analytics on your browser component of the opt-out provided by Google. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:

Duration of cookies
Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until you close the browser or the execution of the command logout. Other cookies "survive" the closure of the browser and are also available in future visits.
These cookies are known as persistent and their duration is set by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases there is fixed a deadline, in other cases the duration is unlimited.
Browsing the pages of the sites of Agora Magazine, you can interact with sites operated by third parties that can create or modify persistent cookies and profiling.

Manage Cookies
Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can refuse them. If you do not want to receive or store cookies, you can modify the security settings of the browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc ...). Each browser has different procedures for managing settings. The user can then decide whether to accept cookies using the settings on your browser.
Disabling of all or part of the cookie does not affect the use of the technical capabilities of the site.
The setting can be defined specifically for different websites and web applications.

The following web resources that illustrate how to proceed for each of the major browsers:
Internet Explorer:
Android native browser: Select "Settings", then "Privacy" and check or uncheck the "Accept Cookies".

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