Cookies are short fragments of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the web server to store on the “client” (the browser) information to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even after days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences, by the single browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone etc.). Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, transparent GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, can be used to gather information on user behavior and use of services. In the following of this document we will refer to cookies and all similar technologies simply by using the term “cookie”.
For further information, refer to the page dedicated to cookies by the privacy guarantor [IT].
Types of cookies
By visiting this site you can receive cookies from both the site visited (“owners”), and from sites managed by other organizations (“third parties”). The presence of the latter involves the transmission of cookies to and from the sites managed by the aforementioned third parties. The management of information collected by “third parties” is governed by the relevant information to which reference is made.
- technical cookies: used by the owner and operator of the website, for the sole purpose of ensuring normal navigation and use of the site, allowing to distinguish between the various users connected in order to provide the required service after login, and for security reasons site. Some of these cookies are deleted when the browser is closed (so-called session cookies, such as the cookie that shows the scientific information), others have a longer duration (such as the cookie necessary for the preservation of the user’s consent in report on the use of analytical cookies, which lasts 1 year). For these cookies, no consent is required;
- analytical cookies: they are used by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site. They are similar to technical cookies if the service is anonymized.
The disabling of “third-party” cookies does not affect the navigability in any way.
Instructions for disabling cookies can be found on the following web pages:
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookie
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it
Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/it-it/help/4027947/windows-delete-cookies
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/it-it/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Apple Safari: https://support.apple.com/it-it/HT201265
- Google Analytics: used to analyze the use of the site by users, compile reports on site activity and user behavior, check how often users visit the site, how the site is tracked and which pages are visited most frequently.
This is the list of Google Analytics cookies: _gat, _ga and _gid
Based on specific settings on Google Analytics, the collected data do not allow personal identification of users, and are not intersected with other information related to the same person.
They are treated in an aggregate and anonymised form (set to zero at the last octet).
On the basis of specific contractual terms, it is also forbidden to Google Inc., as data controller, to cross this data with those obtained from other services.
Further information on privacy and Google Analytics cookies can be found on the following pages: