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a) Technical cookies
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e) Profiling cookies
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Types of cookies used and their purpose
Sbordoni & Partners Associated Law Firm (hereinafter "Firm") uses the following types of cookies:
Technical session cookies: used for navigation and to facilitate access and use of the site. They are essential for accessing protected resources without having to re-enter credentials at each page change. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser.
Persistent technical cookies: they are useful cookies to favor the correct use of the site by the user. They are used, for example, to preserve user preferences such as layout, language, etc. These preferences remain valid even after the browser is closed and reopened.
Third-party cookies: visiting a website you can receive cookies from sites managed by other organizations ("third parties") that may reside in Italy or abroad. In this case the Data Controller is not responsible for the operation of third-party cookies.
The user choosing to browse the site understands that the same uses the aforementioned cookies.