General information about cookies
Cookies are small text strings that our website sends to your device, where they are stored and then sent back to our website the next time you visit it.
They include first-party cookies (set directly by us) or third-party cookies (i.e., cookies from a domain other than our site's domain). Cookies allow our site to recognise your device and allow you to navigate between pages, remember your preferences and improve your browsing experience. In some cases, certain types of cookies can also be used to tailor advertisements to you or your interests.
There are different types of cookies with different features and functions, and they may remain on your device for different periods of time:
1. session cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close the browser; 2. persistent cookies, which remain on the device for a pre-defined period of time.
- Navigation or session cookies (for authentication purposes);
- Functional cookies, that allow you to navigate according to a set of selected criteria (e.g. language preference) in order to improve the service provided to you. They can be set by us or by third-party providers whose services have been added to our pages;
- Analytics cookies, only when used directly by the site operator to collect aggregate information about the number of users and how they visit the site.
Conversely, your prior consent is required for profiling cookies, i.e. cookies that are used to create user profiles and send advertising messages tailored to the preferences expressed by you while browsing. These cookies can be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by said companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites.
Cookies used in our site
Depending on their purpose, there are different categories of cookies used in our site.
Our site uses session and persistent cookies to enable secure browsing and efficient use of the site's features and to improve the content of the site.
Session and persistent cookies allow, for example, to recognize the language chosen and the country from which you connect to the site. Functional cookies are used to improve your browsing experience.
They are essential for the operation of the website and cannot be disabled without affecting its functionality.
Displaying content from external platforms
This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of our website and interact with them.
This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when users do not use it.
Google Fonts (Google Ireland Limited)
Google Fonts is a typeface visualisation service provided by Google Ireland Limited that allows our website to incorporate fonts on its pages.
Personal data processed: Usage data and trackers.
Widget Google Maps (Google Ireland Limited)
Google Maps is a maps visualisation service operated by Google Ireland Limited that allows our website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Personal data processed: Tracker.
The services contained in this section enable the data controller to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to keep track of user behaviour.
Google Tag Manager (Google Ireland Limited)
Google Tag Manager is a tag management service provided by Google Ireland Limited.
Personal data processed: Tracker.
Google Analytics 4 (Google Ireland Limited)
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited.
Google uses the personal information collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own ad network.
In Google Analytics 4, IP addresses are used at collection time and then discarded before data is logged in any data centre or server. For more information, please refer to Google's official documentation.
Personal data processed: Trackers.
This type of service analyses the traffic of this website, potentially containing users' personal data, with the purpose of filtering it from parts of traffic, messages and content that are recognized as SPAM.
Google reCAPTCHA (Google Ireland Limited)
Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google Ireland Limited.
Through your browser settings, you can generally decide how to manage your cookies. For more information about cookie settings, you can visit the following links:
Changes and updates
Last updated: 19 June 2023.