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We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.


WHEREAS, Cookies consist of portions of code installed in the browser that assist us in providing you the Service according to the purposes described. Some of the purposes for which Cookies are installed may also require your consent;

WHEREAS, Where the installation of Cookies is based on consent, such consent can be freely withdrawn at any time following the instructions provided in this document;

WHEREAS, This site uses different types of Cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages;

WHEREAS, This declaration has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including articles 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 – General Data Protection Regulation – and Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council – e-Privacy Directive.



means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.


cookies, to identify the user once he has logged in, for the duration of a session


cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to "remember" your actions or preferences over time.

"Controller" or "Data Controller"

means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law.

"Data Subject"

means the natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

"European Union (or EU)"

unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.

"First-Party Cookies"

means cookies which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain.


cookies, for the duration of session

"Personal Data (or Data)"

means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.


means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.


means the service provided by this Application as described in the relative Terms&Conditions on this website.

"Third-Party Cookies"

means cookies stored by a different domain to the visited page's domain. This can happen when the webpage references a file, such as JavaScript, located outside its domain.

"User‐centric security"

cookies, used to detect authentication abuses, for a limited persistent duration

"Usage Data"

means information collected automatically through this Application (or third-party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.


the individual using this Application who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.


cookies (session-id) such as first‐party cookies to keep track of the user's input when filling online forms, shopping carts, etc., for the duration of a session or persistent cookies limited to a few hours in some cases


2.1Cookies we use

This Application uses (a) User-input Cookies; (b) Authentication Cookies; (c) User-centric security Cookies; (d) Load-balancing Cookies; (e) User-interface customisation Cookies; and (f) third-party social plug-in content-sharing Cookies. According to the EU advisory body on data protection WP29, these cookies are exempt from Users’ consent.
This Application uses Cookies to save browsing preferences and to optimize User’s browsing experience. Among these Cookies are, for example, those used for the setting of language and currency preferences or for the management of first party statistics employed directly by the Controller.
Technical Cookies and Cookies serving aggregated statistical purposes. This Application uses Cookies to save the User session and to carry out other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of this Application, for example, in relation to the distribution of traffic.




This Application is built using common internet platforms. These have built-in cookies which help compatibility issues (e.g., to identify your browser type) and improve performance (e.g., quicker loading of content).

Type & Expiry

Session Deleted upon closing browser




If you register for access to a restricted area, our cookies ensure that your device is logged for the duration of your visit. You will need your username and password to access the restricted areas

Type & Expiry

Session Deleted upon closing browser


Site Preferences


Our cookies may also remember your site preferences (e.g. language) or seek to enhance your experience (e.g. by personalizing a greeting or content). This will apply to areas where you have registered specifically for access or create an account

Type & Expiry

Session Deleted upon closing browser




We use several third party analytics tools to help us understand how site visitor use our website. This allows us to improve the quality and content for you. The aggregated statistical data cover items such as total visits or page views, and referrers to our website.

Type & Expiry

Persistent, but will delete automatically after two years if you no longer our website


Site visitor feedback


We use a third party survey tool to invite a percentage of visitors to provide their feedback. Cookies are used to prevent visitors from being invited multiple times. The first cookie (1) is set if the visitor is not invited to participate in the survey, and is used to ensure visitors are not invited after their first page view. The second cookie (2) is set if the visitor is invited to participate in the survey, and is used to ensure the visitor is not invited again to participate for a period of 90 days.

Type & Expiry

1 Session Deleted upon closing the browser
2 Persistent Deleted automatically after 90 days or presenting survey invite.


Social sharing


We use third party social media widgets or buttons to provide you with additional functionality to share content from our web pages to social media websites and email. Use of these widgets or buttons may place a cookie on your device to make their service easier to use, ensure your interaction is displayed webpages (e.g. the social share count cache is updated) and log information about your activities across the Internet and on our web sites. We encourage you to review each provider's privacy information before using any such service.

Type & Expiry

Persistent, but will delete automatically after two years if you no longer our website

The Cookies will not be used for any purpose other than the one herein stated.


Some of the Services listed below collect statistics in an anonymized and aggregated form and may not require User’s consent or may be managed directly by the Controller - depending on how they are described - without the help of third parties.

If any Services operated by third parties are listed among the tools below, these may be used to track your browsing habits – in addition to the information specified herein and without the Controller’s knowledge. Please refer to the privacy policy of the listed services for detailed information.

(i) Advertising. This type of Service allows User’s data to be utilized for advertising communication purposes displayed in the form of banners and other advertisements on this Application, possibly based on your interests. This does not mean that all Personal Data are used for this purpose. Information and conditions of use are shown below. Some of the services listed below may use Cookies to identify the User or they may use the behavioural retargeting technique. For more information, please check the privacy policies of the relevant services.


Google AdSense (Google INC.)
Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks use of this Application and User behaviour concerning ads, products and services offered.

Users may decide to disable all the Doubleclick Cookies by clicking on: Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data. Place of processing: United States –

(ii) Analytics. The services in this section enable us to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.


Google Analytics (Google INC.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data. Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy ( – Opt-Out(


Through browser preferences, it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookies that may have saved the initial consent for the installation of Cookies by this website.
The User can control and/or delete Cookies, see details on The User can delete all Cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work
With regard to Cookies installed by third parties, Users can manage their preferences and withdrawal of their consent by clicking the related opt-out link (if provided), by using the means provided in the third party's privacy policy, or by contacting the third party.
Since the installation of Third-Party Cookies and other tracking systems through the Services used within this Application cannot be technically controlled by the Controller, any specific references to Cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties are to be considered indicative. In order to obtain complete information, the User is kindly requested to consult the privacy policy for the respective third-party services listed in this document.
Due to the complexity surrounding the identification of technologies based on Cookies, Users are encouraged to contact the data controller should they wish to receive any further information on the use of Cookies by this Application.


Controller’s contact

[Data Controller Address]: as in the bottom of this page

[e-mail address]

Cookie declaration last updated on 08/05/2019