What is a cookie and what is it used for?

A cookie is a small string of text that a website sends to your browser and saves on your computer when you visit websites. Cookies are used to make websites work more efficiently, to improve their performance, but also to provide information to the owners of the site.

What kind of cookies does this site use and for what purpose?

Our site uses different types of cookies, each of which has a specific function, as indicated in the table below:

Navigation cookies These cookies allow the site to function correctly.  They are used to collect information about how visitors use the site. This information is used to compile reports and help us improve the site. Cookies collect information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from and the pages they visited.
Analytical Cookies These cookies are used, for example, by Google Analytics to perform statistical analyses of how users navigate the site using their computers or mobile applications, the number of pages visited or the number of clicks made on a page while browsing a site.

Click here for an overview of Google’s privacy policy.

Third-party cookies These cookies are used by third-party companies. The use of these cookies does not normally involve the personal data processing. Third-party cookies are derived from announcements from other sites, such as advertisements, on the website being viewed. They may be used to record the use of the website for marketing purposes.

How can I disable cookies?

Most browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) are configured to accept cookies. However, most browsers allow you to control and even disable cookies through your browser settings. Please note that disabling navigation or functional cookies may cause the site to malfunction and/or limit the service offered.

To change the settings, follow the procedure indicated by the various browsers under ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’.
To learn more about cookies read the regulation.

In order to decide whether to accept or reject the use of cookies, a description of the different types of cookies potentially used on our site is given below:

_ga Is used to distinguish users 2 years
_gid Is used to distinguish users 24 hours
_gat Is used to limit the rate of requests 1 minute
__cfduid Technical cookie for website security issued by Cloudflare 5 years
__cfduid Is used to memorize the selected language session
cookie_notice_accepted Is used for storing regulatory acceptance 1 month