The cookies are used on our website (the “Site”) to provide users with a more pleasant and efficient browsing experience.
The tables below summarize the different types of cookies that can be used on the Site and the relevant function and duration (i.e. how long each cookie remains on your device).
The privacy notice only applies to this Site and the related second and third level domains and not to other websites accessible via links.
By using this Site, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy.
If you do not consent, you can set your browser accordingly or refrain from visiting this Site or the corresponding second and third level domains. If you decide to disable the cookies we use, this may affect your browsing experience on our Site.


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is saved on your computer (or other devices enabled for browsing, such as a smartphone or a tablet) when you visit a website. In general, a cookie contains the name of the website from which the cookie comes from, its “life span” (i.e. how long it will remain on your device) and a value, i.e. a univocal randomly generated number.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies can be used to improve browsing experience and better adapt it to your interests and needs. They can also be used to speed up your future browsing and activities on websites. Furthermore, cookies are used to prepare statistics in aggregate anonymous form, which allows us to understand how the persons visiting our Site use it and help them improve the website structure and contents.


Categories What they do? Do these cookies collect my personal data/identify me?
Strictly necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for a website to function properly and allow users to browse the websites and take advantage of their characteristics, such as the storage of previous actions (text entered) when returning to a page during the same browsing session. These cookies do not identify you as an individual.
If you do not accept these cookies, this could affect your browsing experience in the web or any parts thereof.
Performance Cookies
These cookies help understand how users interact with websites, by providing information on the visited sections, the time spent on the Site and any issues that have emerged, e.g. an error message. This helps improve website performance. These cookies do not identify you as an individual. All data is collected and aggregated in an anonymous form.
Functional Cookies
These cookies allow websites to remember the choices you make (e.g. your username, the language selected or the geographical area where you are, any products in your shopping cart) to provide you with a personalized online experience. They can also allow users to view videos, enter games and interact with social media, such as blogs, chatrooms and forums. Any information collected by these cookies can include personal identifiable data that you have provided, such as your username or profile picture.
If you do not accept these cookies, this could affect the efficiency and operability of the website and the access to the contents of the site could be restricted.
Targeting / Advertising Cookies
These cookies are used to present contents that best suit you and your interests. They can be used to display targeted advertisements or limit the number of times you display an advertisement. They also help to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on websites. These cookies can be used to remember the websites you have visited and they could share this information with third parties. Most cookies of this type track consumers through their IP address and therefore could collect some personal identifiable information.


What types of cookies are used?

There are two types of cookies: Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies.

  • Session Cookies: are temporarily stored on your device until when you close your web browser.
  • Persistent Cookies: are stored as a file on your device for much longer or until you manually delete them (how long this type of cookie remains on your device depends on its ‘life span’ or your browser settings).

Some of the pages you visit can also collect information via ‘pixel tags’ (also known as ‘clear gifts’) that could be shared by third parties who directly assist promotional activities and website development. For example, information on the use of websites relating to people who visit sites that can be shared with advertising agencies to optimally target ad banners on websites.

As indicated by the Guarantor for the protection of personal data, cookies can further be subdivided into Technical Cookies and Proliferation Cookies.

  • Technical Cookies: are those used to browse or provide a service requested by the user. They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the website owner. Without the use of these cookies, some operations could not be performed or would be more complex and/or less secure, such as home banking activities (the display of account statements, bank transfers, bill payments, etc.), for which the cookies allowing user identification within the browsing session are essential.
  • Proliferation Cookies: are those used to track user surfing in the web and create profiles on user tastes, habits, choices, etc. With these cookies, advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by the user while browsing can be sent to the user’s terminal.


What are third-party cookies?

Several suppliers can set cookies on your device when you visit their sites to allow them to provide their services. If you wish to know more about these cookies and how to avoid receiving them, you can log on to


How to control or delete cookies

Most of web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies automatically. You can change these settings to block cookies or ones warning you what cookies are being sent to your device. There are several ways to control cookies. You can refer to your browser’s instruction manual or the Help Screen to discover how to adjust or change your browser settings. Disabling cookies may affect your browsing, for example you may not be able to visit certain sections or receive personalized information when you visit a site.

If you use different devices to view and access websites (e.g. computers, smartphones and tablets), you must ensure that each browser on each device is set to reflect your cookie preferences.


Google Maps (Google Inc.)
Google Maps is a display mapping service run by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate those contained within its pages.
Cookies and usage data Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this Application, compiling reports and share them with other services developed by Google.
Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network (script set up for anonymous tracking).
Cookies and usage data



How to disable cookies via browser configuration

How to disable cookies of specific third-party services