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It is a policy statement made in accordance with articles 13 and 122 of legislative decree n. 196/2003 - Protection of personal data, as well as established by a General Injunction of the Guarantor of the Privacy on May 8, 2014 referred to those who visit the site


Cookies are small strings of text that the sites visited by an user send to the computer (usually the browser), where they are stored and then retransmitted to the same sites the next time the same user visit the same site. When surfing on a website, the user can receive on its computer cookies from different sites or web servers (the so-called "third party"); this happens because in the visited website can be found elements such as pictures, maps, sounds, specific links to web pages of other domains that reside on different servers.


Cookies are used to perform computer authentication, session monitoring and storing specific information on users who log on the server and normally are found in each user's browser in a very large number. To this end, some operations could not be accomplished without the use of cookies, that in some cases are technically necessary.

For example, accessing to reserved areas of the site and the activities that can be carried out would be much more hard to perform and less secure without the presence of the cookie used to identify the user and keep the ID as part of the session.

Visit for more information about cookies and how they affect your browsing experience.


Technical Cookies: are used for the purpose of "makig the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or to extent in a strictly necessary way to the provider an information explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service" (article 122, paragraph 1, Privacy Code).  These cookies can be divided into navigation cookie or session, ensuring the normal browsing and using of the web site (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or log in to access to restricted areas).

Analytics Cookies: are used directly by the site operator to collect information on access and number of users and how they use the site. Exclusively for statistical purposes.

Functional Cookies: allow the user to surf a series of selected criteria, such as language, products selected for purchase, in order to improve the service.

Profiling cookie: are designed to create profiles for the user and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same in the context of browsing the net.

Third-party cookies: browsing on the site, the user may receive on its computer cookies coming from different sites or web servers, set directly by different operators of web sites or servers. These cookies can be sent to the user's browser by third-party companies directly from their websites, which can be accessed by browsing the website. In such cases, the operator of this website is unrelated to the operation of these cookies, whose submission falls into the responsibility of such third-party companies.


The site uses two kinds of cookies: technical cookies and third party cookies.


The site uses technical cookies handled directly by the site that do not require the users’ authorization.


The site may use elements (images, maps, sounds, specific links to web pages of other domains, etc.) that reside on different servers and not in this site. These cookies require user approval.
Remember that continuing browsing means to accept such cookies.

In particular, the site uses the following third-party cookies:

Google Analytics

The site makes use of the Google Analytics service of Google, Inc. company. ("Google") for the generation of statistics on the use of the websites; Google Analytics uses cookies (not third-party) which do not store personal information. The information obtained from cookies about your use of the website by users (including IP addresses) will be transmitted by the user's browser to Google, headquartered at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States, and filed at the company's servers. In particular, here are listed the cookies used by Google Analytics:

Name of the Cookie and its Duration
__utma 2 years
__utmb 30 minutes
__utmc Session
__utmt 10 minutes
__utmz 6 months
_ga 2 years
_gat 10 minutes

By using this site you agree to the processing of your personal data by Google for the purposes specified above.

According to the terms of service, Google will use this information as a stand-alone treatment holder, in order to trace and examine your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity, to connect (mobile, pc, browser etc.) and the research and achievement mode of the web pages of this site. Google may also transfer this information to third parties when  required by law or where such third party uses the above information on behalf of Google.

To review the privacy policy of the company Google referring to Google Analytics service, please visit Web site.

To learn more about Google's privacy policy, please visit Web site.

Tracking cookies may be disabled without any consequence on browsing websites: to disable them, see the next section "WEB SITES AND THIRD-PARTY SERVICES".

Social Media

This kind of cookie integrates features developed by third parties within the pages of the site as the icons and preferences expressed in social networks. One example is the "social plugins" for Facebook, Twitter, Google and LinkedIn. It is part of the visited page generated directly from these sites and integrated in the host page. The most common use of social plugin is aimed at sharing content on social networks.

The presence of these plugin involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites managed by third parties. The management of information collected by "third parties" shall be governed by the relevant information, please refer to these. To ensure greater transparency and convenience, below are listed the web addresses of the different information and procedures for managing cookies.




Google + :

Facebook (configuration): log in to your account. Privacy section.

Twitter (configuration):

LinkedIn (configuration):

Google + (configuration):



The site may contain links to other websites that have their own privacy policy.

The site and its administrator have no control over cookies used by third parties and then to deepen the theme you should consult the privacy policies of these third-parties as well as the options to disable the collecting of this information.

You can refuse to consent to the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser: browsing on unauthenticated website will be available in all its features.

We provide the following links that explain how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers.

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