The Site uses only technical cookies (session, persistent, third-party) and non-profiling cookies.
By using the site, the visitor expressly agrees on the use of cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored in the device used by the user (computer, tablet, smartphone …), when he visits a website, to improve the experience.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies are used to store information on the browser and used again during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or in some other time, after some days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to the users preferences, by the individual browser on the specific device used.

Typologies of cookies

There are different typologies of cookies. Some cookies are necessary to enable the user to surf the net in a simpler way through automated procedures (i.e. login, language…); others have different purposes such as ensuring internal security, managing the system, performing statistical analyses, understanding which sections of the site are mostly liked by users and offering a customized visit of the site.

Cookies are classified as follows:

Session Cookies

Session Cookies are essential to be able to distinguish individually connected users, and they are useful to avoid that a required feature can be provided to the wrong user, as well as for security purposes to prevent cyber attacks on the site. Session cookies do not contain personal data and last only for the current session, i.e. until the browser is closed. No consent is required for them.

Functionality Cookies (or Persistent Cookies)

Functionality Cookies are strictly necessary for the use of the site, particularly they are connected to an explicit request of functionality by the user (such as login).

These cookies remain stored in the user device until a certain termination date (expressed in minutes, days or years since the creation/update of the cookie). No consent is required for them.

The aforementioned typologies of cookies are also defined as “Technical Cookies”.

Profiling Cookies
Targeting Cookies or Profiling Cookies are used to show contents that are more suitable for the user as regards his interests. They may be used to display targeted advertising, to post customized advertisements according to the user interests or to limit the number of times an advertisement is viewed by the user. Furthermore, they help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on the site; the manager of the site may use such cookies to remember the sites visited by the users and to share this information with third parties, including agencies and advertisers that might use their cookies to collect information on the activities carried out by the users on the site.

Third-Party Cookies
This site also acts as an intermediary for Third-Party Cookies, used to provide additional services and functionalities to visitors and to improve the use of the site, such as keys for social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin …), or video (Youtube). This site has not any control over these cookies, entirely managed by third parties. As a result, the information on the use and the purposes of these, as well as on a possible disabling, is provided directly by third parties.

In particular, the site can make use of the following tools, which generate third-party cookies:

  1. Google Analytics
    Google Analytics is an analysis tool provided by Google that collects anonymous browsing data (IP truncated to the last octet) through the use of cookies (performance cookies). These anonymous browsing data are aggregated in order to exclusively examine the use of the site by the users, fill out reports on activities on the site and providing other information, including the number of visitors and pages visited. Such cookies have been set by us anonymously, in order to reduce to a minimum the possibility of identifying the user by Google or other third parties.Moreover, Google may transfer the information to third parties, should it be required by law or should the third parties process the information above on behalf of Google. Google shall not associate the IP address to any other data owned by Google. The data generated are processed and retained by Google as referred to in its own policy statement.
    In accordance with a specific agreement with Google, Google is appointed Data Processor, and under this agreement it undertakes to process data in accordance with the Data Controller requests, that are made through the software settings.
  2. Youtube
    Youtube is a platform owned by Google, for sharing videos, which uses cookies to collect user information and browsing devices. The data generated are processed and stored by Google as referred to in its own policy statement.
  3. Plugin Social Network
    The site may incorporate plugins related to social networks, in order to allow easy sharing of content on them. When provided by the social network, these plugins set cookies, normally only if the user actually and voluntarily uses them. Please note that if the user navigates the site already logged into the social network, then it implies that the user has already consented to the use of cookies conveyed through the site at the time of registration to the social network.The collection and use of information obtained through the plugins are governed by the respective privacy policies of the social networks.

Data transfers to non-EU countries

This site may share some of the data collected with services located outside the European Union area. Specifically with Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, through social plugins and the Google Analytics service. The transfer is authorized based on specific decisions of the European Union and the Italian personal data protection Authority; in particular the decision 1250/2016 (Privacy Shield) for which no further consent is required. The aforementioned companies guarantee their adherence to the Privacy Shield.

Should the user consider the processing as non-compliant, he shall report to the supervisory Authority, pursuant to article 77 of Regulations.

More information on third-party policy

For more information on the use of data and their processing by third parties, it is recommended to read the information on the specific pages. In particular, as regards social networks, the main ones are mentioned.

Google privacy policy

Types of cookies used by Google

Google cookie usage

Google Analytics data protection

Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites (English)

Facebook data regulations

Twitter privacy policy

Linkedin cookie policy

Cookies Management

Cookies are connected to the browser used and the majority of Internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically. However, it is possible to check and delete individual cookies by changing the same browser settings. Disabling cookies may prevent the correct use of certain features of the site and / or limit the browsing experience of the user who disables them.

If you do not know the type and version of browser you are using, click on “Help” in the browser window to access all the necessary information.

If you know your browser, click on the one you are using to access the cookies management page.

Internet Explorer

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox


Furthermore, if you want to disable the saving of Cookies by Google Analitycs, install on your Browser the following add-on:

If the user uses different devices to view and access sites (for example, computers, smartphones, tablets, etc.), he must make sure that each browser on each device is adjusted in order to reflect his own cookie preferences. To delete cookies from the Internet browser of his smartphone / tablet, he must refer to the user manual of the device.

For more information and details on cookies, please refer to:

This policy was last updated on 23rd May 2018.