Cookies are small files that the Websites visited by users send and store on the device used to access those Websites. When users come back to the same Website, the browser recognizes the cookie installed on the device and sends back information to the Website that created or installed that cookie in the first place.
The information encoded in cookie may include personal data, such as an IP address, user name, unique identifier or email address, but may also contain non-personal data, such as language settings or information about the type of device a person is using to browse the Website.
Cookie can therefore perform important functions, including session tracking, storing information about specific configurations of users accessing the server, facilitating the enjoyment of online content, etc. They can, for instance, be used to keep track of the information used to fill in a computer form.
If, on one hand, through cookie is possible to allow web pages to load more quickly, again through cookie it is also possible to convey behavioural advertising and measure the effectiveness of the advertising message, i.e. to conform the type and modalities of the services rendered to the user's behaviour that was previously observed.
The criterion used to classify the cookie used by the Website is the purpose, whereby a distinction is made between so-called "essential" cookie and so-called "non-essential" cookie, within which profiling cookie are included.
This Website uses cookie classified according to their purpose into “essential” and “non-essential” cookie:
Essential Cookies: technical cookies (session and persistent)
The use of so-called session cookies - which are not permanently stored on the user's computer and deleted when the browser is closed - is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to enable the safe and efficient exploration of the Website.
In particular, the computer systems and software procedures used to operate the Website acquire, during their normal operation, certain data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.
In addition to session cookies, the Website uses persistent cookies, which are necessary for the Website to work in a proper manner.
Analytics cookies provide anonymous statistical information on the use of the Website (e.g. the number of Website visitors, their origin or the operating system used) and for check its proper working.
Matomo is the platform used for the management of the analytics cookies. Matomo do not provide transfer of personal data to extra European Union and manage only anonymous cookie (by deleting the last number of the user IP addresses). Therefore, we request your consent anyway because of Matomo installs persistent analytics cookies.
Cookie retention period is set out in the cookie settings panel, under the heading "Cookie Statement", which can be consulted at any time by clicking on the bottom left of your screen,
Analytics cookies will be stored for 6 months after your declaration of consent. At the new first access to the Website, you will request to declare your consent again
Please note that you can manage your options about cookie by:
- the cookie banner in the Home Page at the first access;
- the cookie settings panel on the bottom left of your screen;
- the browser settings;
- the Website Youronlinechoices.
Below you can find the links that illustrate the procedures in order to setup the most commonly used browsers:
Last update August, 2022