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Privacy Policy


Pursuant to the Legislative Decree 30 June 2003 N ° 196 we inform you of the following:

The subject indicated in the “contacts” section (contact) of this website, as part of its activities, provides information regarding the use of the e-mail address provided by the user, in compliance with the Legislative Decree 196/2003, and its subsequent changes, containing provisions for the protection of the person and other subjects (“Legislative Decree 196/2003”) with respect to the processing of personal data.



Pursuant to and for the purposes of Article 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, we inform you of the following:

  1. The collected data will be processed (as defined by the art.4, 2nd paragraph, letter a. of the Legislative Decree 196/2003), by means of both paper and automated archiving in the IT system at the headquarters of the person managing the website, for purposes related to the activities indicated on the site itself:

1 – to send you communications relating to the activities of the person managing the website;

2 – to send you commercial communications relating to the activities carried out by the person who manages the website through it;

3 – to provide the services or provide the products advertised on the website when their distribution or supply or the forwarding of the order requires the use of the e-mail address for which the authorization for processing is required here;

  1. The subsequent annulment of consent to the processing referred to in the art.13 first paragraph lett. c will make it impossible to receive the products or the services advertised on the website or to submit the related order when the e-mail address provided is required to perform these operations;
  2. Your e-mail address can only be communicated to:
  3. other subjects affiliated or controlled by the person who manages the website;
  4. public or private bodies for the fulfillment of legal obligations;
  5. your e-mail address may be transferred abroad, subject to consent and within the limits set out in the art. 43 and 44 of the Legislative Decree 196/2003.

4 . The Article 7 of the Legislative Decree 196/2003 gives you some rights in relation to the processing of your personal data, including:

  1. the right to know the existence of data processing that may concern you;
  2. the right to obtain updating, rectification or integration of data as well as their cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or their blocking if processed in violation of the law;
  3. the right to object to processing in accordance with the purposes indicated above only for legitimate reasons;
  4. the right to object to the processing of data for the purpose of information on the activities of the person managing the site;
  5. The data controller is the person indicated in the “contacts” section of the site. For each communication, you can write by email to the email addresses indicated in the “contacts” section (contact) or, by registered mail, always to the addresses indicated in the “contacts” section (contact).



Our website uses cookies and similar technologies to ensure the proper functioning of the procedures and improve the experience of using online applications. This document provides detailed information on the use of cookies and similar technologies, how they are used and how to manage them.



Cookies are short fragments of text (letters and/or numbers) that allow the web server to store information on the client (the browser) to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even at a distance of days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, based on user preferences, by the single browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).

Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, transparent GIFs, and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, can be used to collect information on user behavior and the use of services.

Later in this document we will refer to cookies and all similar technologies by simply using the term “cookie”.

Types of cookies

Based on the characteristics and use of cookies, we can distinguish several categories:

  • Strictly necessary: ​​cookies aimed only at the transmission of a communication on the electronic network (strictly means that transmission cannot be possible in the absence of the cookie) and those connected to a service expressly requested by the visitor. They uniquely identify the point of arrival of the transmission, preventing the information from going to someone else, or those who experience transmission problems or errors;
  • Performance cookies: category that includes all the markers that allow you to provide a better user experience, and therefore collect information on the use of the site by visitors, however anonymous data that therefore do not lead to profiling. Among these are the site use analysis services (such as Google Analytics), advertising, and pay per click services;
  • Functionality cookies: markers that remember user choices and therefore automate some procedures (such as login), or customize access and navigation of the site (for example, they remember the language of the user);



By visiting a website, cookies can be received both from the visited site (“owners”), and from sites managed by other organizations (“third parties”). A notable example is the presence of “social plugins” for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn. These are parts of the visited page generated directly by the aforementioned sites and integrated into the host site page. The most common use of social plugins is aimed at sharing content on social networks.

The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites managed by third parties. The management of the information collected by “third parties” is governed by the relevant information to which you should refer to. To ensure greater transparency and convenience, the web addresses of the various information and methods for managing cookies are shown below.


Facebook information: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/

Facebook (configuration): log in to your account. Privacy section.

Twitter information: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514

Twitter (configuration): https://twitter.com/settings/security

Linkedin information: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy

Linkedin (configuration): https://www.linkedin.com/settings/

Google+ information: http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/

Google+ (configuration): http://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/technologies/managing/



The site includes components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Again, these are third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookie).

Google Analytics uses “cookies” to collect and analyze information anonymously on the behavior of use of the site (including the user’s IP address). This information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes it for the purpose of drawing up reports regarding the activities on the websites themselves. Google can also communicate this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google.

For more information, please refer to the link below:


The user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing the opt-out component provided by Google on his browser. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:




Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until the browser is closed or the logout command is executed. Other cookies “survive” when the browser is closed and are also available on subsequent visits by the user.

These cookies are called persistent and their duration is set by the server when they are created. In some cases a deadline is set, in other cases the duration is unlimited.



The user can decide whether or not to accept cookies using the settings of his browser.

Warning: the total or partial disabling of technical cookies can compromise the use of the site features reserved for registered users. On the contrary, the usability of public content is also possible by completely disabling cookies.

Disabling “third party” cookies does not affect browsing in any way.

The setting can be defined specifically for the different websites and web applications. Furthermore, the best browsers allow you to define different settings for “proprietary” and “third party” cookies.

For example, in Firefox, through the menu Tools-> Options -> Privacy, you can access a control panel where you can define whether or not to accept the different types of cookies and proceed with their removal.

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-en/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9

Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookies.html

Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=en_EN