Cookie Policy

Acceptance and waiver of cookies

By continuing to browse this site, closing the information tab or clicking anywhere on the page or scrolling to highlight further content, you accept the Cookie Policy and cookies are set and collected. In case of non-acceptance of cookies by exiting browsing, any cookies already registered locally in your browser will remain registered there but will no longer be read or used by us until a subsequent and eventual acceptance of the Policy. You will always have the option to remove these cookies at any time through the methods mentioned.

Management of cookies

You can disable cookies on websites by downloading special software such as Ghostery ( for your browser and disabling the use of individual cookies. Or you can activate the "anonymous browsing" mode: using this function you can browse without leaving a trace of navigation data in the browser. This function only allows you not to keep browsing data in the browser. Alternatively, you can disable/delete cookies by accessing the configuration panel of your browser.

Duration of cookies

Cookies have a duration dictated by the expiration date (or by a specific action such as closing the browser) set at the time of installation. Cookies can be:

  • temporary or session (session cookies): they are used to store temporary information, allow you to link actions performed during a specific session, and are removed from the computer when the browser is closed;
  • permanent (persistent cookies): they are used to store information, such as the login name and password, so that the user does not have to enter them again each time they visit a specific site. These remain stored on your computer even after you close your browser.
The so-called session cookies, once the connection to this website is terminated, are not retained. The computer systems used for this site use temporary cookies.

Type of cookies

Technical Cookies
Technical cookies are those used for the sole purpose of "carrying out the transmission of communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the service provider of the IT company specifically requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service (see, Art. 122, paragraph 1 of the Code)". They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the website's controller or operator. They can be divided into:

  • navigation or session cookies, who guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for instance, purchases or login to protected areas);
  • analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies, used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate, about the number of users and how they visit the site in order to improve site performance;
  • functionality cookies, which allow users to browse the website based on the selected criteria (e.g. language, products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided to them. The user's prior consent is not required for the installation of these cookies (more information in section Managing Cookies below).
Profiling cookies
Profiling cookies are designed to create profiles related to the user and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same when browsing. Consent is required to use the profiling cookies. According to provision no. 229 of 8 May 2014, the user must be able to authorise or refuse consent to install profiling cookies if they are present. In the case of third-party cookies, the site does not have direct control of individual cookies and cannot control them (or cannot install them directly or delete them). You can still manage these cookies through your browser settings (follow the instructions below), or the sites listed in the "Managing cookies" section.

Below is the list of technical and analytics cookies used by this Site:
__utma - persistent - time of user's visit - necessary for the Google Webmaster and Analytics third-party service. It lasts 2 years.
__utmb / _utmc - persistent - drop-out rate (approximate value) of the user - necessary to Google Analytics third-party service. It lasts 30 minutes.
__utmz - persistent - user origin - needed for Google Analytics third-party service. It lasts 6 months.
_dc - of session - used to limit re-marketing requests (not present but referred to in the navigation) that have been made necessary to the third-party service of Google Analytics. It lasts 10 minutes.
b16f7a85de7a723d6bea99561af151ca - of session - necessary to identify the single session of a CMS user.
_ga - persistent - used to distinguish users - necessary for the third-party service Google Analytics. It lasts 2 years.
_ga - persistent - used to distinguish users - needed for Google Analytics third-party service. It lasts 2 years.
826fc9351d2aafe7dbacdbb19da8ad8a - session - required for contact form referrals.

First or third party cookies

Cookies can be either first or third party, where "first party" means cookies developed by the site controller, while "third party" means cookies developed by third parties with respect to the site controller.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent from the site to the user's computer (usually to the browser), where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the site by the same user on his/her next visit. A cookie can not retrieve any other data from the user's hard disk nor transmit computer viruses or acquire email addresses. Each cookie is unique to the user's web browser. Some of the functions of cookies can be delegated to other technologies. In this document, the term 'cookie' refers to both cookies, properly so-called, and to all similar technologies. Information related to your preferences, such as browsing pages or downloading files from our site or other similar actions performed by browsing our site can be recorded through cookies.

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