Cookies

As is customary on all web sites, the website uses cookies, small text files that allow you to store information about visitors preferences, to improve the functionality of the website, for easier browsing by automating procedures (eg. login, website language) and for the analysis of the use of the Website. Session cookies are essential in order to distinguish between connected users, and 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 website. Session cookies do not contain personal data and last only for the current session, ie until the browser is closed. No consent is required for them. 

Functionality cookies used by the website are strictly necessary for the use of the website, in particular they are linked to an express request for functionality by the user (such as login), for which no consent is required. By using the website, the visitor expressly consents to the use of cookies.

Disabling cookies

Cookies are connected to the browser used and can be disabled directly from the browser, thus refusing / revoking consent to the use of cookies. It should be noted that disabling cookies could prevent the correct use of some functions of the website itself. Instructions for disabling cookies can be found on the following web pages: Mozilla Firefox – Microsoft Internet Explorer – Microsoft Edge – Google Chrome – Opera – Apple Safari.

Third-party cookies

This website also acts as an intermediary for third-party cookies, used to provide additional services and features to visitors and to improve the use of the website, such as buttons for social media, or video. The website has no control over the cookies of third parties, entirely managed by third parties. As a result of this information on the use of these cookies and the purposes of these, as well as on how to disable them, are provided directly by third parties to the pages indicated below.

In particular, the website uses cookies of the following third parties:

  • Google Analytics: a Google analysis tool that through the use of cookies (performance cookies), collects anonymous browsing data (IP truncated to the last octet) and exclusively aggregates them for the purpose of examining the use of the website by users, compiling reports on activities in the website and providing other information, including the number of visitors and pages visited. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate the IP address with any other data held by Google. Data transmitted to Google are stored on Google’s servers in the United States.  
    n the basis of a specific agreement with Google, which is designated as the controller of data processing, the latter undertakes to process the data according to the requests of the Data Controller, given through the software settings. Based on these settings, the advertising and data sharing options are disabled.
    Further information on Google Analytics cookies can be found on the Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites page.
    The user can selectively disable the collection of data by Google Analytics by installing the appropriate component provided by Google on his browser (opt out).
  • Youtube: a platform owned by Google, for sharing videos, which uses cookies to collect information from users and devices. The videos in the website do not convey cookies when accessing the page, since the “advanced privacy (no cookie)” option has been set, according to which YouTube does not store visitor information unless they voluntarily reproduce the video.
  • cookie: test cookie.doubleclick.net is not a permanent cookie, but it is used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
    For more information on the use of data and their processing by Google, it is recommended to view the information on the page provided by Google, and on the page on how to use the data by Google when using sites or apps of partners.

 

Social Network Plugin

This website also incorporates plugins and / or buttons for social networks, in order to allow easy sharing of content on your favorite social networks. These plugins are programmed so as not to set any cookies to access the page, to safeguard the privacy of users. Possibly cookies are set, if so provided by social networks, only when the user makes effective and voluntary use of the plugin. Please note that if the user browses being logged into the social network then he has already consented to the use of cookies conveyed through this website at the time of registration to the social network. The collection and use of the information obtained by means of the plugin are governed by the respective privacy policies of the social networks, to which reference is made.

  • Facebook – (cookie policy link);
  • Twitter – (cookie policy link);
  • LinkedIn – (cookie policy link);
  • Google+ – (cookie policy link).