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You can contact the Data Controller if you have any questions about the cookie policy or informations hold about you by writing at the address mentioned above, or by e-mail at the address:

Cookies Info

The site, from now on called “Site”, uses both first party and third party cookies. Following section contains detailed information about the use of third party cookies, in particular marketing and analytics cookies.
This policy sets out information to explain what cookies are, the types of cookies used and the purposes for which they are used.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer, tablet, mobile phone or other handheld device when you visit this Site. Cookies are then sent back to this Site each time you visit the Site. They enable the Site to recognise your devices and store certain information about you, including your browsing preferences. Importantly, they distinguish you from other users of this Site, enable us to optimise the service that we provide through the Site and provide you with a more tailored experience.

In general terms, this Site use both session cookies (which expire at the end of a particular browsing session) and persistent cookies, which will remain on your device and enable us to remember your actions or user preferences across multiple browsing sessions.

More specifically, the types of cookies used on the Site, and the purposes for using such cookies are follows:

Cookie Purpose
PREF, NID, SID Google uses cookies, like the PREF cookie, NID and SID, to contribute to the personalization of the ads in Google properties, like Google search. For example, they are used to store your most recent searches, your previous interactions with an advertiser’s ads or search results and your visits to an advertiser’s website. In this way we can show you personalized ads on Google.
_ga This cookie is part of Google analytics, and is used to distinguish users.
__utma Google Analytics tracking – this cookie is used to distinguish users and sessions.
__utmb Google Analytics tracking – this cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits.
__utmc Google Analytics tracking – this cookie is used to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user.
__utmz Google Analytics tracking – this cookie is used to store the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached this site.
__utmv Google Analytics tracking – this cookie is used to store visitor-level custom variable data.
__utmt This cookie is set by Google Analytics. As per their documentation it is used to throttle the request rate for the service. It expires after 10 minutes.
_gat This cookie is part of Google analytics, and is used to throttle request rate, this cookie expires in 10 minutes.
wfvt_* this Wordfence cookie contains information about your general geographical location and in particular remembers your time zone.
wordfence_verifiedHuman this Wordfence cookie is a Wordfence security plug-in used to protect the Site against malicious attacks.
cookie_notice_accepted Cookie information, This cookie is used by the privacy policy to remember not to ask the user to accept cookies again.

Disabling cookies

In your web browser settings you can control which types of cookies you allow. You can use your browser settings to receive notices of when new cookies are set, to turn cookies on or disable them entirely and to clear your browser’s cache (history). If you change the cookies settings on your browser, will be asked for your consent to use cookies the next time you visit this Site.
Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to refuse cookies, cookies will be issued when you visit this Site, for the purposes set out above.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer and how to manage and delete them, visit

Most Internet browsers are by default set up to accept cookies automatically. The user can modify these settings to block cookies or to alert cookies to the user’s device. There are several ways to handle cookies. You can refer to the user’s manual or your browser’s help screen to find out how to adjust or change your browser settings.

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