Version 1.2 – May 2023

The Site uses cookies for the following purposes: provide you with a better browsing experience, perform computer authentication, monitor sessions, store information on specific configurations of users accessing the server.

This document provides detailed information on the use of cookies and similar technologies, how they are used on the Site (subdomains included) and the Platform and how to manage them. 

Users have the possibility to configure their browser in order to be notified of the receipt of cookies or to refuse them. The acceptance of cookies by the browser can be disabled by changing the above settings.

For further information on the processing of personal data by the Data Controller click here.

    1. Cookies are short text fragments (letters and/or numbers) that allow the web server to store information on the browser to be reused during the same visit to the Website (session cookies) or later, even after a few days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to the user’s preferences, by the individual browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
    2. There are different categories of cookies, with different characteristics and uses:
      1. Technical cookies: these are cookies that are essential for the proper functioning of the Website and are used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communication network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide such a service;
      2. Analytical cookies: these are cookies used to collect and analyse Website traffic and usage in an anonymous way. These cookies do not identify the user, but they allow us, for example, to detect whether the same user returns to the Website at different times. They also allow us to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability. These cookies can be deactivated without any loss of functionality.
      3. Profiling cookies:these are persistent cookies used to identify (anonymously or otherwise) the user’s preferences and improve the user’s browsing experience; they are often used to create profiles of the user and are used to send advertisements in line with the preferences expressed by the user while browsing the web.
      4. Third-party cookies (analytical and/or profiling): these are cookies generated by organisations that are not part of the Website, but which are integrated into parts of the Website’s pages. Examples include Google widgets (e.g. Google Maps) or social plug-ins (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.).
    3. The handling of information collected by “third parties” is governed by their policies, which you should refer to, and which for your convenience are indicated in the links below.
    1. The Site and the Platform use the following cookies:
N. ID cookie Party Provider Type Purpose Duration Further information
1 _fbp Third Meta Platforms Inc. Advertising Advertising 3 months Used by Facebook to identify browsers in order to provide advertising or data analysis services on the site
2 _GRECAPTCHA Third Google Functional Spam protection 6 months reCAPTCHA sets a necessary cookie (_GRECAPTCHA) when executed for the purpose of providing its risk analysis.
3 _hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress Third HotJar Analytics Traffic analysis 30 minutes This cookie is used by HotJar to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.
4 _hjFirstSeen Third HotJar Analytics Traffic analysis Session Identifies a new user’s first session on a website, indicating whether or not Hotjar’s seeing this user for the first time.
5 _hjIncludedInSessionSample Third HotJar Analytics Traffic analysis 30 minutes This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site’s daily session limit.
6 _hjSession_NNNNNNN Third HotJar Analytics Traffic analysis 30 minutes A cookie that holds the current session data. This ensues that subsequent requests within the session window will be attributed to the same Hotjar session.
7 _hjSessionUser_NNNNNNN Third HotJar Analytics Traffic analysis 1 year Hotjar cookie that is set when a user first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the Hotjar User ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.
8 _pk_id.<...> First Analytics Traffic analysis 13 months Set by Piwik PRO. Used to recognize visitors and hold their various properties.
9 _pk_ses.<...> First Analytics Traffic analysis 30 minutes Set by Piwik PRO. Shows an active session of the visitor. If the cookie isn’t present, the session has finished over 30 minutes ago and it was counted in a pk_id cookie.
10 _tt_enable_cookie Third TikTok Advertising Advertising 13 months Used by Tiktok to track cookie consent.
11 _ttp Third TikTok Advertising Advertising 13 months To measure and improve the performance of our advertising campaigns and to personalize the user’s experience (including ads) on TikTok
12 ppms_privacy_ First Technical Technical 6 months Set by Piwik Pro – Stores the visitor’s consent to data collection and usage.
    1. The User can decide whether or not to accept cookies by using the settings of his browser.
    2. The usability of the contents is also possible by completely disabling cookies, with the exception of “session” cookies if the User wishes to authenticate himself, and the disabling of “third party” cookies does not affect the navigability of the Website in any way.
    3. The setting can be defined specifically for different websites and web applications. Moreover, the best browsers allow you to define different settings for different types of cookies:
      1. Firefox: Managing cookies | Firefox support 
      2. Microsoft Edge: Delete and manage cookies in Microsoft Edge   
      3. Chrome: Delete, enable and manage cookies in Chrome – Android – Google Chrome Help    
      4. Opera: Web preferences – Opera Help    
      5. Safari for Mac: 
      6. Safari for iOS: How to clear history and cookies from Safari on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch     
    4. Please note that it is possible to use special tools to manage privacy regarding cookies for advertising purposes, such as Your Online Choices (, limited to advertising networks that adhere to the initiative. For further information,