Cookie Policy

Cookie policy of this site in compliance with the directive of the Privacy Guarantor

The Italian Data Protection Authority has implemented a European directive that requires web site administrators to show visitors a banner that informs them of the cookie policy of the site they are consulting and of making its acceptance subject to the continuation of navigation.

In this regard, if you need further information or if you have questions about the privacy policy of this site, please contact us by email at:

This page describes the ways in which personal information is received and collected and used by For this purpose cookies are used, that is text files to facilitate user navigation.

The law on cookies

The following are further clarifications on what cookies are, how they work and how to disable them.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are text files that visited sites send to the user's browser and are stored before being re-transmitted to the site at the next visit.

2. What are cookies for?

Cookies can be used to monitor sessions, to authenticate a user so that he can access a site without typing the name and password each time and to memorize his preferences.

3. What are technical cookies?

The so-called technical cookies are used for navigation and to facilitate access and use of the site by the user. Technical cookies are essential for example to access Google or Facebook without having to authenticate to all sessions. They are also in very delicate operations such as home banking or credit card payments or other systems.

4. Are Analytics cookies technical cookies?

In other words, the cookies that are inserted in the browser and retransmitted by Google Analytics or similar are technical cookies ?. The Guarantor has affirmed that these cookies can be considered technical only if "used for the purpose of optimization of the site directly from the owner of the site, which can collect information in aggregate form on the number of users and how they visit the site. , for Analytics cookies the same rules apply, in terms of information and consent, provided for technical cookies. "

5. What are profiling cookies?

They are cookies used to track the user's navigation to create profiles on his tastes, his preferences, his interests and also on his research. For example, they are used by advertising banners related to a product that have already been searched for on the internet. The reason lies in the profiling of visitor interests that are used to select the most relevant advertisements.

6. Is the user's consent required for the installation of cookies on his terminal?

For the installation of technical cookies no consent is required while profiling cookies can be installed in the user's terminal only after the latter has given consent and after being informed in a simplified way.

7. How can webmasters request consent?

The Privacy Authority has established that when the user accesses a website must appear a banner containing a brief statement, the request for consent and a link to the more extensive information such as that visible on this page on which What are profiling cookies and how they are used on the site in question.

8. How should the banner be created?

The banner must be designed to hide part of the page content and specify that the site uses profiling cookies, including those of third parties. The banner must be able to be deleted only with an active action by the user as it could be a click.

9. What information must the banner contain?

The banner must contain the brief information, the link to the extended information and the button to give consent to the use of profiling cookies.

10. How to keep records of consent to the use of cookies?

It is permitted that a technical cookie is used that takes into account the user's consent so that it does not have to re-express consent in a subsequent visit to the site.

11. The consent to the use of cookies can only be obtained with the banner?

No. You can use other systems as long as the identified system has the same requirements. The use of the banner is not necessary for sites that use only technical cookies.

12. What should be included in the more extensive information page?

You must explain the characteristics of cookies installed by third parties. You must also indicate to the user how to navigate the site without being drawn his preferences with the ability to browse incognito and with the cancellation of individual cookies.

13. Who is required to inform the Guarantor using profiling cookies?

The owner of the site has this charge. If you use only third-party profiling cokies on your site, you do not need to inform the Guarantor but you must indicate what these third-party cookies are and indicate the links to the information on the matter.

When will this legislation come into effect?

The Guarantor has given a year to get in order and the deadline is 2 June 2015.

Cookies used on this site

Log files: Like many other websites this also makes use of log files that records the history of operations as they are performed. The information contained within the log files includes IP addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date, time, page entry and exit and number of clicks. All this to analyze trends, administer the site, monitor the user's movement inside the site and collect demographic data, IP addresses and other information. This data can not be attributed in any way to the identity of the user.

Google Analytics cookies: This site anonymously tracks user visits for statistical purposes and to improve the services offered over time.

The site and its administrator have no control over cookies that are used by third parties so to deepen the topic we recommend to consult the privacy policies of these third parties as well as options to disable the collection of these information. It is however possible to disable cookies directly from your browser. The website does not use its own profiling cookies.

Use of Google Analytics on this site

As said, analytics cookies are considered technical if used only for optimization purposes and if users' IPs are kept anonymous. We inform the user that this site uses the free service of Google Analytics. Recall that the data are used only to get the data of the most visited pages, the number of visitors, aggregated data of visits by operating system, browser, etc. These parameters are stored on Google servers that govern their privacy according to these guidelines.

A user can disable Google Analytics while browsing using the add-on available for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari.

Anonymous browsing

A navigation without the use of technical and profiling cookies is possible through what is called incognito browsing and that it is feasible with all the main browsers.