What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of text that a website saves on your device (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.). Cookies are sent back to the website upon subsequent visits, or they are sent to a different website able to recognize those cookies. Cookies act like a memory for a website, allowing it to recognize your device upon subsequent visits to the same website.
Types of cookies on this website
This website uses the following types of cookies:
- “technical” session cookies
- third-party cookies
”Technical” session cookies
This website makes use of “technical” session cookies, whose duration is equal to a single browsing session, and thus expire in the moment when the browsing session ends. They are defined “technical” cookies and the consent by the user is not required. They are used only to transmit session identifiers that are necessary to allow a safe and efficient browsing. In this website a cookie is used to store the choices about cookies.
This website also uses some third-party cookies. These cookies can be deleted or blocked without any impact on the browsing experience.
This website makes use of the Google Analytics service from Google, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Google”) to generate statistical data about the website usage.
The cookies generated by Google Analytics and used in this website are assimilated to “technical” cookies, as clarified by the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali): cf. https://www.garanteprivacy.it/web/guest/home/docweb/-/docweb-display/docweb/4006878 (italian language). This is possible thanks to the IP anonymization (or IP masking) provided by Google Analytics (more information here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052. Moreover, the collected data are used exclusively for the statistical service and are not “enriched” or “crossed” with other data collected by Google.
Here you can find more information about the cookies used by Google Analytics: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
This website makes use of the Google Maps service from Google to allow the visualization of interactive maps. While browsing a page containing a Google Map, some cookies are installed by Google.
Here you can find more information about the cookies used by Google: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/
How to block cookies (opt-out)
You can block cookies saved by this website simply by changing the cookie settings on your browser: the navigation will still be possible. Here you can find instructions to block cookies in the most common browsers:
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-websites-storing-site-preferences
- Apple Safari for macOS: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
- Apple Safari for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
- Opera: http://help.opera.com/opera/Windows/2256/en/controlPages.html#manageCookies
In case you are using another browser, we suggest looking for the cookie blocking instructions on the browser manufacturer’s website; otherwise you can try looking for instructions in the following page: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/clear-cookies-installed.html.
Global opt-out tools are also provided by the following websites:
- Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA): http://www.aboutads.info/choices/
- Network Advertising Initiative (NAI): http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/
- European Interactive Digital Adverting Alliance (EDAA): http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ and http://www.edaa.eu/
As an alternative, you can block only Google Analytics cookies installing the Opt-out Browser Add-on provided by Google: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
The Italian Data Protection Authority’s Provision of 8 May 2014, “Individuazione delle modalità semplificate per l’informativa e l’acquisizione del consenso per l’uso dei cookie”, published on the Gazzetta Ufficiale (the official journal of record of the Italian government) no. 126 of 3 June 2014, can be read here: https://www.garanteprivacy.it/web/guest/home/docweb/-/docweb-display/docweb/3118884 (italian language)