A cookie is a small text file a website saves on the computer or mobile device of the browsing user. Thanks to cookies, the website remembers the actions and preferences (for example authentication to restricted areas, selected language or other display settings) so that the user does not have to re-enter the data when he visit the website again or navigates between a page and another one. Cookies are also used to verify visits are made by new or past visitors and to store some information, anonymous and non-personal, related to their navigation of the pages (entry and exit links, navigation between pages, time spent, etc.).
By using the website, clicking on any link present or scrolling the pages, the user accepts that the “proprietary” and “third-party” cookies indicated on the “List of used cookies” are installed on his device below.
By disabling the saving of all or some cookies, the navigability of the website (or some sections of it) could be compromised or limited by the absence of specific functionalities.
Types of cookies
Cookies differ according to their duration, the domain that installed them and their function.
Session cookiesThese are temporary files that are stored until the website is left (or the navigation browser is closed).
These are files that are stored and maintained even after leaving the website and closing the browser. They are deleted only after the expiry date indicated in the cookie itself.
These are files which are installed on user’s device directly by the website which the user is navigating.
“Third party” cookies
These are files which are installed by external websites using the code incorporated in the pages of the website being navigated. Examples of third-party cookies include those installed by social plugins (for sharing content) or cookies which analyse visits.
Essential “technical” cookies
These are essential for correction operation of the pages of the website. Without these cookies some functions could be impaired and access to the content could be limited. For example, they make it possible to keep a trace on authentication by a user or website administrator. This type of cookie does not collect any personal information of the user.
Functional “technical” cookies
These are cookies used to memorise the user’s choices to improve navigation (for example the language, or to fill out a form in advance with the name used previously). This type of cookie could include personal information (for example the user name). Without these cookies some functions and navigation between pages could be impaired.
These are cookies used to determine whether the users are first time visitors, how they use the website, how they move through the pages, how much time they remain on the pages and the website, from which geographical area they have accessed the website.
The data does not identify the user as a person but are aggregated in an anonymous way by analytical instruments. Deactivation does not impair the functions offered by the website in any way.
Cookies of social widgets
Some widgets made available by social networks (such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google Maps, etc.) may use third party cookies. Deactivation does not impair use of the website except in the sections where widgets may be installed (for example to incorporate videos or maps) and in some cases the possibility of rapid sharing or commenting some areas of the website.
This website does NOT use this type of cookie.
Videos from YouTube and inserted on the pages of this website have been integrated using the version from the domain https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/ in order to avoid the installation of third-party cookies from this service. Cookies are installed when the video starts.
Advertising cookies are installed to show website visitors the content related to their preferences. Therefore, they may be used to show advertising content aimed at the individual’s interests. This type of cookie works in cooperation with third party websites and may contain a trace of past navigation on pages in different domains. This type of cookie usually keeps a trace of the user’s IP address or other information, some of which may be personal.
Our pages use the third-party performance cookies of Google Analytics (service offered by Google, Inc.) to allow us to collect anonymous data and examine the behaviour of visitors when they use the website and to improve its usability and user experience.
Using the Google Analytics panel, it is possible to know if the visits are by new or old visitors, checking the page navigation procedures (access and exit links, moving through pages, browsing times, geographical place of origin, etc.). Google Analytics service has been set to use data made anonymous beforehand with the anonymizeIp function to hide the last part of the visitor’s IP address.
For further information on Google Analytics consult the websites below:
The action of Google Analytics can be disabled using the instruments provided by Google. For any information please visit the website:
Management and deletion of cookies
To disable the use of all or some cookies it is necessary to modify the settings of the navigation browser (Firefox, Chrome, Explorer, Safari, Opera, etc.).
Browsers are usually pre-set to accept cookies unless users decide for a differently.
It is possible to have the browser block some or all cookies or to show a message to the user before proceeding with the installation of a cookie.
For convenience the links to the management of cookies for the most common browses are listed below:
List of used cookies
The following is a list of the cookies that we use and the information they contain.
Cookies information management
wp-settings-X / wp-settings-time-X (in case the website is developed using WordPress) (X indicate a varying number)
These cookies of WordPress do not affect the user’s navigation experience and do not contain personal information.
They contain information on the geographical location of the visit and can be used to modify the language used to display the website content. Used in the case of a login by an administrator of the website.
wordpress_XXX (in case the website is developed using WordPress) (XXX indicates a session code)
The cookie is used to store information on the authentication of the user of the website, allowing faster and more convenient use. Used in the case of login by an administrator of the website.
wordpress_logged_in_XXX (in case the website is developed using WordPress) (XXX indicates a session code)
The cookie is used to store user’s authentication status. Used in the case of login by an administrator of the website or a simple user.
It is used to distinguish the user and session. The cookie is updated every time the data is sent to Google Analytics.
This is used to manage requests made to the service of Google Analytics.
Facebook Pixel Cookie
Changes to this information
This information may be subject to modification over time (for example, changes in regulations, or the introduction of new services offered by this website) therefore we invite users to check the modifications by consulting this page from time to time.