Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files sent by the server on which this website runs and stored on the user’s hard drive during navigation; they are responsible for various functions, such as storing the login details for services, gathering statistical information on page views, identifying the device and browser used, selecting content, targeted marketing according to user preferences, and more besides. They are then sent back to the web server upon subsequent visits to the website by the same user.
This website uses cookies which allow data storage and transport. The cookies in use are set both by the publisher of this website and by third parties.
These cookies may be of various types, depending on the type of data they store and how long they remain on the user’s device. Session or temporary cookies are those which expire or are deleted when the browser is closed, while persistent cookies have longer expiration dates, depending on the function they perform. It is precisely these functions which distinguish the cookies in two categories: “technical” and “profiling”.


Cookies from the Publisher

The cookies used by this site are exclusively “technical” cookies, in other words:
– “Navigation” or “session” cookies, which ensure normal navigation and use of the website (allowing login to restricted areas, for instance), and ensure it is not necessary to use other data processing techniques which could potentially compromise the navigation privacy levels for users, and which do not allow the acquisition of personal data which could identify the user
– “Analytical” cookies which gather information in aggregate form on the number of users and how they access and use the site
– “Function” cookies, which allow user navigation on the basis of a series of selected criteria (for example, language) in order to improve the service provided
This site uses “technical” cookies to guarantee and facilitate navigation and use of the website and to gather information, in aggregate form, of site visits. The cookies used are indicated in the following table:


Cookie name Expiration Function
DSID 2 weeks session cookie
IDE 18 days session cookie
_ga duration of session session cookie
_gat duration of session session cookie
_gid 1 day session cookie
_ym_uld 1 year session cookie


Profiling” cookies, used to create user profiles and subsequently to send advertising messages in accordance with the preferences expressed by the user within the site, are not used.


Third-Party Cookies

During navigation, “analytical” cookies managed by third parties are also stored; these are used to gather statistics in aggregate form. “Profiling” cookies, on the other hand, are not used.
The third-party cookies concerned are listed below, along with links to their sites and to the corresponding cookie policies, and an indication of their purpose.
Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies on the user’s computer to analyse how the user uses the website via Google. The information gathered by these cookies is normally sent to Google’s servers in the USA.
On this website, Google Analytics has been supplemented with the code “gat.anonymizelp();” in order to anonymise the IP addresses (IP-Masking). This setting means that Google sees the user’s IP address only in abbreviated form, ensuring anonymity for the user as they cannot be identified. Google also respects the Privacy Shield data protection convention.
Google uses this information to evaluate the use of the website and to supply other services related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address that Google Analytics transmits from the user’s web browser is not associated with other Google data. Google communicates this data to third parties only in the event of legal requirements or for data processing. In no case does Google associate the user data with other data gathered by Google. By using this website, the user agrees to the processing of their data gathered in the manner and for the purposes described above.


Cookie management

Prior user consent is not required for the installation of third-party technical and analytical cookies (in the latter case where tools have been adopted to reduce the ability of the cookies to identify the user and the third party does not cross-reference the information gathered with other information it already holds).
Users can always deactivate cookie functions in their browser settings, however this may slow or even prevent access to sections of the site.
Consent to receiving cookies can also be expressed via specific browser configurations. Most browsers allow users to set rules for managing cookies sent by some or all sites, an option that gives users more precise control over their privacy and the possibility to either reject cookies or in any case to modify the previous settings.
Below you will find links to help documents explaining how to manage cookies for the most common web browsers.
Internet Explorer:
Google Chrome:
Mozilla Firefox:
Moreover, it is also possible to deactivate third-party cookies using the methods made available directly by the third parties, as indicated in the links below.
Google Analytics:


The Data Controller reserves the right to periodically update this policy without prior warning, but shall in any case ensure that sufficient and equivalent protection of personal data is provided for. In this case, any modifications shall take effect immediately following their publication on the website.

Users are therefore recommended to regularly consult this policy to check for any changes; the date of last modification will be given in any case (29/11/2019).