Cookie policy of this site in compliance with the directive of the Privacy Guarantor

The Privacy Guarantor has implemented a European directive that requires web page administrators to show visitors a banner that informs them of the cookie policy of the site they are consulting and to make its acceptance conditional on continuing navigation.

In this regard, if you need further information or if you have any questions about the privacy policy of this site, please contact us by email at:

This page describes the ways in which personal information is received and collected and how it is used by For this purpose, cookies are used, i.e. text files to facilitate user navigation.

The Law on Cookies

Further clarifications are given below on what cookies are, how they work and how to disable them.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are text files that the visited sites send to the user's browser and which are stored before being re-transmitted to the site on the next visit.

2. What are cookies used for?

Cookies can be used to monitor sessions, to authenticate a user so that they can access a site without typing in their name and password each time and to store their preferences.

3. What are technical cookies?

The so-called technical cookies are used for navigation and to facilitate the access and use of the site by the user. Technical cookies are essential, for example, to access Google or Facebook without having to authenticate to all sessions. They are also so in very delicate operations such as those of home banking or payment by credit card or by means of other systems.

4. Are Analytics cookies technical cookies?

In other words, the cookies that are placed in the browser and retransmitted by Google Analytics or similar are technical cookies ?. The Guarantor stated that these cookies can be considered technical only if "used for the purpose of optimizing the site directly by the owner of the site, who will be able to collect information in aggregate form on the number of users and how they visit the site. Under these conditions , for Analytics cookies the same rules apply, in terms of information and consent, as provided for technical cookies. "

5. What are profiling cookies?

These cookies are used to track the user's navigation to create profiles on his tastes, preferences, interests and even his searches. For example, they are used by advertising banners relating to a product for which information has already been searched on the internet. The reason lies precisely in the profiling of the interests of visitors which are used to select the most relevant advertisements.

6. Is the user's consent necessary for the installation of cookies on his terminal?

For the installation of technical cookies, no consent is required while profiling cookies can be installed in the user's terminal only after the latter has given consent and after having been informed in a simplified way.

7. How can webmasters request consent?

The Privacy Guarantor has established that when the user accesses a website, a banner must appear containing a brief information, the request for consent and a link for the more extensive information such as the one visible on this page on which what profiling cookies are and how they are used on the site in question.

8. How should the banner be created?

The banner must be designed to hide part of the page content and specify that the site also uses profiling cookies from third parties. The banner must be able to be eliminated only with an active action by the user as it could be a click.

9. What information must the banner contain?

The banner must contain the brief information, the link to the extended information and the button to give consent to the use of profiling cookies.

10. How to keep documentation of the consent to the use of cookies?

It is allowed that a technical cookie is used that takes into account the user's consent so that the latter does not have to express consent again on a subsequent visit to the site.

11. Is consent to the use of cookies only possible with the banner?

No. Other systems can be used as long as the identified system has the same requirements. The use of the banner is not necessary for sites that only use technical cookies.

12. What should be included in the more extensive information page?

The characteristics of the cookies installed also by third parties must be illustrated. It is also necessary to indicate to the user how to navigate the site without his preferences being tracked with the possibilityincognito navigation and with the deletion of individual cookies.

13. Who is required to inform the Guarantor that they use profiling cookies?

The owner of the site has this burden. If on your site you only use third-party profiling cookies, you do not need to inform the Guarantor but is required to indicate which third-party cookies are and to indicate the links to the relevant information.

When will this legislation come into force?

The Guarantor has given a year to comply and the deadline is June 2, 2015.

Cookies used on this site

Log files: Like many other websites, this one also makes use of log files, that is, it records the history of operations as they are performed. The information contained within the log files includes IP addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date, time, entry and exit page and the number of clicks. All this to analyze trends, administer the site, monitor the user's movement within the site and collect demographic data, IP addresses and other information. This data is not attributable in any way to the user's identity.

Google Analytics cookies: This site anonymously tracks user visits for statistical purposes and to improve the services offered over time.

The site and its administrator have no control over the cookies that are used by third parties, so to learn more about the subject it is advisable to consult the privacy policies of these third parties as well as the options to disable the collection of these. information. However, it is possible to disable cookies directly from your browser. The website does not use its own profiling cookies.

Use of Google Analytics on this site

As mentioned, analytics cookies are considered technical if used only for optimization purposes and if the users' IPs are kept anonymous. We inform the user that this site uses the free Google Analytics service. We remind you that the data is used only to have the data of the most visited pages, the number of visitors, the aggregate data of visits by operating system, by browser, etc. These parameters are stored on Google's servers which govern their privacy according to these guidelines.

A user can disable Google Analytics while browsing using the add-on available for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari.

Anonymous browsing

Browsing without the use of technical and profiling cookies is possible through what is called incognito browsing and which is feasible with all major browsers.

• More information on disabling cookies on Firefox, in English.

• More information on disabling cookies on Chrome, in English

• Further information on disabling cookies on Internet Explorer, in English

• Further information on disabling cookies on Safari, in English

• Further information on disabling cookies on Opera, in English.