Cookie Policy

Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of the Directive n. 95/46 / EC and with the provisions of Directive 2002/58 / EC, as updated by Directive 2009/136 / EC, with regard to Cookies.
This informative only concerns this website.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text strings that are installed on the User's computer or smartphone and tablet when surfing the web. The webites visited send cookies to the browser (eg Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera), which stores them and proposes them to the same sites when the User re-visits them. Cookies may also be sent to the User's browser from different websites or different servers, namely by third parties, which means that whilst browsing a specific website, there can be elements from other sites that have these cookies such as images, sounds, maps, links to other pages.
Depending on the type of cookie and on the purpose with which it is used, some data of the user is stored, for example to make more effective the use of a website, to enable specific functionalities, to monitor visit sessions.
Especially cookies allow to store user preferences, avoid to enter repeatedly the same information during navigation (such as your username and password, default language), to analyze the use of the services and contents provided by a website to optimize browsing experience and services offered.

Types of Cookies

Cookies are divided into two main categories:

Third Party Cookies

Google Analytics

The Web site uses Google Analytics. It is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google") that uses cookies that are stored on the user's computer to allow statistical analysis in aggregate form related to the website visited. Google uses Personal Information collected for the purpose of evaluating the use of the website, compiling reports and share them with other services developed by Google.
The data generated by Google Analytics is stored by Google as indicated in the Statement available at the following link: Google Analytics

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

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Buttons and widgets of social networks

The Social buttons are those special "buttons" on the website depicting icons of social networks (eg Facebook and Twitter) and allow users browsing to interact with a "click" directly with the social platforms.
The site incorporates buttons and widgets from Facebook, Google and Twitter, which involve the installation of cookies, including profiling cookies, called Social cookies. However no information is shared by the website where the button or widget is embedded.
These services allow you to make interactions with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of the website. Interactions and the informations acquired from this website are in any case subject to the User's privacy settings related to any social network.
If there is an installed service for interaction with social networks, it is possible that, even if the users do not use the service, this one could collect traffic data relateg to the pages in which it is installed.

Like button and social widgets for Facebook (Facebook, Inc.)

The like button and social widgets of Facebook are services to interact with the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook, Inc.

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Tweet button and social widgets for Twitter (Twitter, Inc.)

The Tweet button and social widgets of Twitter are services to interact with the social network Twitter, provided by Twitter, Inc.

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+1 Button and social widgets for Google+ (Google Inc.)

The +1 button and social widgets of Google+ are services to interact with the social network Google+, provided by Google Inc.

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Types of cookies used on our website

In our website technical cookies are used (for them user consent in not needed), for the sole purpose of ensuring the normal navigation and use of the website, to save the User session and for other activities strictly necessary to the functioning of the website.
This website uses cookies to save your browsing preferences and optimize the browsing experience of the User. Among these Cookies there are, for example, those to set the language.
This website also uses third-party cookies to ensure the functioning of some features offered by the website, to integrate social widgets and to perform statistical analysis in aggregate form, intended to improve the website.

Cookie Type Name Purpose Technical PHPSESSID Technical cookie used by sites based on PHP. Generally used to maintain the user session. Since the cookie PHPSESSID has a time limit, it disappears when you close the client.
lang Used to save the language selected by the user.
Google Analytics with anonymous IP Profiling _ga Used to distinguish users.
_gat Used to throttle request rate.
Youtube Technical NID This cookie can be used by YouTube to store session preferences related to user activity while watching embedded videos.
Facebook - - For information about cookies installed by Facebook visit: Cookies of Facebook

How can I control the installation of Cookies?

In addition to what indicated in this document, the user can manage his preferences for cookies directly from within his browser and prevent - for example - that third parties can install cookies. Through the browser preferences the user can also delete the cookies installed in the past, including the Cookie in wich the consent of the user to the installation of Cookies by this website is saved. It is important to note that disabling all Cookies, the functioning of this website may be compromised. You can find information about how to manage cookies in your browser at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari e Microsoft Windows Explorer. In the case of services provided by third parties, the User can also exercise his right to oppose to the tracking, informing himself through the privacy policy of the third party, via the link to opt out if explicitly provided or contacting the tird party.
Subject to the foregoing, the owner informs that the user can take advantage of Your Online Choices. Through this service the user can manage his tracking preferences of most of advertising tools. The owner, therefore, recommends that users use this resource in addition to the information provided in this document.

Data Controller

Giulio Famà,

Since the installation of cookies and other tracking systems operated by third parties through the services used within this site can not be technically controlled by the data controller, any specific reference to Cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties has to be considered indicative. For complete information, see the privacy policy of any third party service listed in this document.
Given the objective complexity of the identification of technologies based on Cookies and their close integration with the functioning of the web, users are invited to contact the data controller in case they wish to receive any further information on the use of cookies and any use of them - for example, by a third party - made through this website.

Last edit: 18 October 2015