Cookies Policy

(Italian Data Protection Authority Regulations dated 8 May 2014 published in the Italian Official Gazette no. 126 on 3 June 2014, implementing Directive 2002/58/EC)

This document is issued in this form for the sole purpose of providing users with a fuller understanding of the use and disabling of cookies.

Users may express their preferences concerning the use of the cookies present on the website (see detailed list in the "types of cookies" section below) by setting their browser(s) as instructed below, or by other means. Users may also set "anonymous surfing", which enables the user to surf the Internet without saving any information about the sites and pages visited, any passwords entered or any other data or parameters.

What are cookies

Cookies are small strings of text that the sites the user visits send to his or her terminal (normally browser), where they are stored to be retransmitted to the same sites the next time the same user visits them. As well as cookies, the Italian Data Protection Authority regulation also refers to other, similar tools (web beacons/web bugs, clear GIF or other tools) which allow the user or terminal to be identified.

When the user is browsing a site, his or her terminal may also receive cookies sent by other sites or web servers ("third party" cookies), which may carry materials (such as images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages in other domains, etc.) present on the site he or she is visiting.

Users' browsers generally contain large numbers of cookies, which also persist for a considerable period of time. They are used for a variety of purposes, such as IT authentication, session monitoring and the storage of data on specific configurations relating to users accessing the server, etc. More information about cookies is available at

To regulate cookies correctly, it is necessary to distinguish between them; since there are no technical characteristics which differentiate them, the only criterion is that of the aims pursued by the organisations using them. Italian legislation also takes this approach, since in implementation of the provisions of Directive 2009/136/EC, it requires sites to acquire users' prior, informed consent to the installation of cookies used for purposes other than purely technical functions (see art. 1 (5) (a) of Legislative Decree no. 69 dated 28 May 2012, which amended art. 122 of the Data Protection Law).

How to disable cookies

Important Note: if the user disables all types of cookies (including technical cookies), some of the site's functions may be impaired or unavailable.


To disable the use of analytical cookies and prevent Google Analytics from acquiring navigation data, download the add-on available at:

To disable Google's use of cookies visit:

To disable all types of cookies used on this website directly from your browser


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If you are using a web browser not listed above, please refer to your browser's documentation or on-line guide for further information. Users are advised that the Data Controller only acts as technical intermediary for the links provided in this document and does not assume any liability in the event of any changes.

More information about the cookies used by

When you visit this site, both first party cookies (generated and used by this site) and third party cookies (generated on this site by third parties) may be transferred to your computer or other device. Please note that disabling some cookies may restrict your ability to use the site and prevent you from getting full benefit from the functions and services present. To help you to decide which to accept and which to reject, the following is a description of the cookies used by

Types of cookie

Navigation cookies

These cookies enable the user to navigate and use the website normally, and allow the user's browser to connect to the server. These cookies enable the site to function correctly and allow its contents to be viewed on the device used. Without these cookies some functions requested, such as log-in to the site or creation of an on-line shopping cart, might not be available. Navigation cookies are technical cookies and are necessary for the site's operation.

Functional cookies

These are cookies stored on the computer or other device which record the user's requests and choices to enable them to remind him/her of them, to provide an optimised, personalised browsing experience within the service or access to this site (e.g. password recollection in restricted areas, memorisation of the products in the shopping cart so that they will still be there at the next session, saving of the language selected, display of a video or the possibility of commenting on the blog, etc.). Functional cookies are not essential for operation of the site, but they improve the navigation quality and the user's experience.

Analytical cookies

These are cookies which acquire information about how the user uses the website, such as which web pages he or she visits most often. This site uses the third party cookies of "Google Analytics", a statistical analysis service delivered and managed by Google which analyses the way users visit the site by using the relevant data in anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about the user's use of the website (including the IP address) is transmitted to and stored on Google's servers.

Useful addresses for a full understanding of the Google Analytics privacy policy:

Analytical cookies are not essential for operation of the site.

Social Network cookies

These cookies allow the user's social network account to interact with this site and are not essential for its operation. They are generally used to allow the sharing of contents on social networks. Plug-ins involve the transmission of cookies to and from sites managed by third parties. The use of the information acquired by third parties is regulated by the relative privacy policies, which should be consulted. For greater transparency and convenience, the web addresses of the various privacy and cookie policies are provided below.

Facebook cookie policy:

Facebook (setup): access your account. Privacy section.

Twitter policy:

Twitter (setup):

Google+ cookie policy:

Google+ (setup):

Linkedin cookie policy:

YouTube privacy policy:

Cookies which supply interactive maps

These cookies allow the inclusion of personalisable interactive maps on the site. Some sites use Google Maps to supply detailed information about the location of its offices (for more information, visit the Google combined privacy policy, which also includes information about Google Maps cookies

This type of cookie is not essential for operation of the site.