What cookies are and what they're used for
Cookies are small text files which websites memorise in the user's terminal (computer, tablet or smartphone), to enable the information filed to be reused at a later date.
Cookies may be used to check whether the user is already authenticated within a given area, for example, for the statistical analysis of the server traffic, to customise the site surfing experience or to supply specific content on the basis of the preferences expressed by the user.
The cookies may be "proprietary" if set by the website visited, or "third party" if set by different websites to offer additional content and functionality.
For further information, go to https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cookie
How cookies are used on this website
This site uses technical cookies which are essential to ensure that the user is able to make correct use of it.
The inclusion in the web pages of certain outside functionalities and content also involves the use of third party cookies created and used by the companies concerned by means of the methods and for the purposes defined by them. On this website, those cookies are linked to the display of film sequences (YouTube), the inclusion of image maps (Google Maps) and the sharing of site content by the user on social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+).
This site does not host targeted advertising based on user profiling through cookies.
Information on the use of third party cookies
See the relevant information notices on the policies on the use of third party cookies.
Google (Maps, YouTube, Google+): http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/
How to activate and deactivate cookies in your browser
Each user may decide whether or not to permit the saving of all or some cookies in his or her terminal, and to remove them, on the basis of the settings made available by each browser.
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=it
Opera: http://help.opera.com/Linux/12.10/it/cookies.html (Linux),
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
For other browsers, see the guides available online.
Important: the deactivation of technical cookies may compromise the use of the site functionalities. The deactivation of third party cookies may compromise the use of certain contents and functionalities linked to these.