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Types of Cookie (used on this site)
Technical cookies may be used for technical cookies allow users to use the services requested through our website. Without these cookies, it would not be possible to provide the services requested:
• Persistent: once closed the browser are not destroyed but remain up to a preset expiration date
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• To analyze and improve the performance and the design of our Web site
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Cookies used by this site
Below is the list of cookies used by this site:
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