What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to your electronic device (PC, tablet, etc.) while browsing a website. The cookies are then sent back to the website of origin during each subsequent navigation, or they are sent to a different website that is able to recognize that specific cookie. Cookies act as a memory for a website, allowing the website to recognize your device on each subsequent visit to that same site.
Types of cookies on this site
This site uses technical session cookies which are used with a duration equal to the single browsing session and which therefore expire when the browser session is closed. They are defined as technical cookies and users’ consent is not required for their use.
This website also features third party cookies. Specifically these are:
Cookies related to Google Analytics.
Google Analytics is a Web Analytics service owned by Google. It allows this site to monitor users’ browsing experience by producing statistics and reports. Google Analytics uses “cookies” to collect and analyze anonymous information on the behavior of use of the website. This site does not use (and does not allow third parties to use) the Google analysis tool to monitor or collect personal identification information. Google may also communicate this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google.
Specifically, the following are used:
Session cookie: used by the Google Analytics tool to establish a session and its duration
Persistent cookies: used by the Google Analytics tool to count unique visitors
Persistent cookies: used by the Google Analytics tool to store addressing information from other sites
Social network cookies:
This site contains Facebook, Twitter and Google+ sharing buttons.
Visit http://aboutcookies.org/ or alternatively the http://www.youronlinechoices.com platform to get more information about cookies and how they affect your browsing experience.
How to check and delete cookies
The user can decide whether or not to accept cookies using the settings on his browser.
Attention: the total or partial disabling of technical cookies can compromise the use of the site features reserved for registered users. On the contrary, the usability of public content is also possible by completely disabling cookies.
Disabling “third party” cookies does not affect navigability in any way.
The setting can be defined specifically for different websites and web applications. Furthermore, the best browsers allow you to define different settings for “proprietary” and “third party” cookies.
For example, in Firefox, through the Tools-> Options -> Privacy menu, it is possible to access a control panel where it is possible to define whether or not to accept the different types of cookies and proceed with their removal.
Specifically, as regards Google Analytics, the user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing the opt-out component provided by Google on their browser:
Information on the law decree
Provision of the Privacy Guarantor of 8 May 2014, published in the Official Gazette no. 126 of 3 June available at: