Cookies are small text files which are sent to your device (usually to the browser) when you visit a website. The device memorizes the cookies received to send them back to the originating website on each future visit. While visiting a website, the device you are using might also receive cookies originating from other websites and webservers (commonly known as "third parties") because such websites and webservers include elements (e.g. pictures, maps, sounds, links to pages on other domains) that are included in the website you are visiting.
According to the purpose for which the data are processed, cookies are classified in "technical" cookies and "behavioral profiling" cookies.
The installation of such cookies does not need the preventive authorization of the user, who, nevertheless, must be informed according to art. 13 of the Italian Personal Data Protection Code. The information modality about "technical" cookies use is up to the website administrator.
According to their time duration, cookies are classified in "session" cookies and "persistent" cookies.
According to their ownership, cookies are classified in "party" cookies and "third party" cookies:
On our website, we use party and third-party technical cookies. The chart below shows the cookies we use, their features and purposes..
|Cookie name||Type||Description and purpose||Duration|
|authcookie||technical||Used to store user's choice about cookies use authorization||1 year|
On our website, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").
Google Analytics uses "cookies", namely text files registered in your computer, to allow the website to analyze how visitors use the website. The information originating from the cookies and providing data on how visitors use the website (including user's anonymous IP address) will be sent to Google's server located in the U.S. to be stored. Google will use this information to analyze how the visitor moves in the website, to draw reports on the website activities and send them to the website owners and, finally, to provide other services about the website and internet use. Google may also transfer such information to third parties, if required by the law or in case these third parties handle this information on behalf of Google. Google will not link the user's IP address to any other data Google has. The user can deny his consent to cookies use by selecting the appropriate setting on the browser, but this might affect the correct website functioning.
By using this website, you agree to the treatment of your personal data by Google for the purposes indicated above.
By downloading and installing this browser plugin, you can prevent Google from detecting a cookie originating by and connected to your use of this website (including your IP address) and from using the information such cookie may give: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
|Cookie name||Third party||Description and purpose||Duration|
|_ga||Used to differentiate users||2 years|
|__utmt||Used to throttle request rate.||10 minutes|
|__utmc||Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.||End of browser session|
|__utmv||Used to store custom data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method.||2 years|
Each browser allows you to limit cookies or deny your consent to their use.
For more information on cookies management, please follow the instructions provided by your browser: