This cookies policy will be applied on all our web sites (“Web sites”).

When you access any of our web sites, you are accepting that this policy will be applied every time you access the web sites from any device.

Any changes to this policy will be published here and we reserve the right to modify it occasionally; if you continue using our web sites, this implies your acceptance of those changes

This policy was last updated on the 18th June 2012. Please check periodically if any further updates have been made.

Our use of cookies

As many other companies, some of our web sites (or all of them) may use “cookies” to establish, for instance, how many users visited our web sites and which pages they had access to. Cookies are text sequences that are installed in the hard disk of your computer when you visit certain web sites. We can use cookies to find out, for instance, if you visit us for the first time or if you have visited us previously, and to identify which features of the site are more interesting for you. Cookies can improve your online experience as they store your preferences when visiting a site. Should you need further information on cookies, please visit

Most of the cookies we use are “customization cookies”, used to identify visitors that return to our web sites, and “analytical cookies”, that control the use of our web sites by visitors, helping us to understand better which content they spend more time reading. The main cookies used in our web sites are the following:

Analytical: These cookies help us to improve our web sites over time, providing information on the use of the different sections of the web site and on how users interact with those web sites. That information is anonymous and of statistical nature.


Authentication: These cookies are used to identify visitors of web sites individually. When you start a session in the web sites, these are the cookies that allow us to remember who you are so as to give you access to personal pages: for instance, private areas or with a restricted access, pages that store a selection of products labeled as favourites or a comparative of different products.


Session: These are cookies designed to guarantee that your visit to the web sites is as pleasant as possible. Its main features are as follows:

To allow us to identify your device when you access the web site, so that you are not considered a new visitor every time you access a different section of the web site.

All the information obtained through cookies is encrypted. No data such as credit card numbers is obtained through cookies.

Most browsers will show you how to reject new cookies, how to receive notifications of new cookies and how to deactivate existing cookies. However, please take into account that without cookies you will not be able to make the most of the features in our web site.

You should also take into account that we use a cookie to remember your cookie preferences. This implies two consequences:

If you delete all your cookies, you will need to update your preferences with us.

If you use a different device, computer profile or browser, you will need to inform us of your preferences once again.

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