website (hereinafter “the Website”) uses cookies for the following purposes: performance of computer authentication, tracking sessions, storing information about specific configurations regarding users' access to the server.

This document provides detailed information on the use of cookies and similar technologies, how they are used on the site and how to manage them.

You have the possibility to configure your browser in order to be notified about the receipt of cookies or to reject them. You can disable cookies through the browser’s settings.

You may find helpful to read the english version of the “Cookie Act” (May 8th, 2014) on the “Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali”'s Site (Italian DPA) at


Cookies are short pieces of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the webserver to store information about your browser for reusing 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 used (PC, tablet, smartphone).

Types of cookies

There are several categories of cookies, with different features and uses:

  • Technical cookies: these cookies are essential to the proper functioning of the site and are used for the sole purpose of “carrying out the transmission of a communication on an electronic communications network, or insofar as this is strictly necessary to the provider of an information society service that has been explicitly requested by the contracting party or user to provide the said service.” (cfr. Section 122 (1) Italian Privacy Code - Legislative Decree no. 196/2003).
  • Analytical cookies: they are used to anonymously collect and analyse traffic and use of the site. These cookies, although without identifying the user, allow 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.
  • Profiling cookies: These are persistent cookies used to identify (anonymously or not) user preferences and improve your browsing experience.
  • Third-party cookies (analytical and / or profiling): these cookies created by organizations not related to the site, but integrated into parts of the site pages. E.g. Google's “widgets” (e.g. Google Maps) or "social plugins" (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, etc.).

The management of the information gathered by "third parties" is governed by each respective privacy policy; please refer to those; for your convenience, links are reported below.

Types of cookies used on the Site:

The Site uses the following cookies:

  1. technical cookies that are implemented for the sole purpose of ensuring the proper functioning of the Website;
  2. analytical cookies by third party providers:
    • a) Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"), which allows the analysis of detailed statistics about a site's visitors. In order to guarantee the privacy of its Users in the strictest possible way, we inform you that we have anonymized the Users' IP addresses (therefore Google Analytics will anonymize the IP address of the User/Visitor as soon as this is technically possible during the most upstream passage of the network where the data collection takes place). The Data Controller also informs the User that it has accepted the Data Processing Amendment (Google Analytics Data Processing Amendment) made available by Google Analytics (more information at as a result, Google provides that it will process the personal data recorded through the service only within the limits of the instructions given by the the person/entity in charge to manage the Website and not to share them with other Google services unless explicitly requested and authorized by the Website owner (i.e. the Data Controller).
      Due to the above, we inform the User that the advertising and data sharing options with Google have not been activated and that Google Analytics has not been linked to any additional service the processing is carried out for mere statistical purposes and, precisely, for distinguishing Users.

Cookie Duration

Some cookies (so-called session cookies) remain active only until you close the browser. Other cookies (so-called persistent cookie) "survive" when the browser is closed, and are also available for future visits, and their duration is set by the server at the time of their creation; in some cases a deadline is fixed, in other cases the duration is unlimited.

Managing Cookies

You can decide whether to accept cookies or not, using your browser settings.

The usability of the content is also possible after completely disabling cookies, and disabling "third party" cookies does not affect in any way the browsing of the site.

The setting can be defined specifically for the different sites and web applications. Also the best browsers allow you to define different settings for different types of cookies.

  • Firefox:
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  • Chrome:
  • Opera:
  • Safari:

You can also use special tools for privacy options regarding cookies for advertising purposes such as (this is limited to participant advertising companies). More information at

(version 1.0, June 6th, 2020)