Politique des cookies

Cookies are small computer files, which can be saved on the user's computer or other devices enabled to browse the internet, for example smartphones or tablets, which allow you to operate on the site and collect information regarding the online activity.

1.1. Session and permanent cookies

Cookies may expire at the end of a browser session (the period between opening a browser window by the user and closing it) or they can be stored for a longer period of time.

  • Session cookies are those that allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. Session cookies expire when the browser session ends.
  • Persistent cookies are stored on a user's device between browser sessions and allow you to store your preferences or user actions against a site.

1.2. Technical and profiling cookies

The Provision of the Guarantor for the protection of personal data n. 229 of 8 May 2014 on "Identification of simplified procedures for the disclosure and acquisition of consent for the use of cookies", published in the Official Gazette no. 126 of 3 June 2014, has categorized cookies into two macro-categories: "technical" cookies and "profiling" cookies.

  • Technical cookies are those used for the sole purpose of "transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service "(see Article 122, paragraph 1, of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 - hereinafter" Privacy Code ").
    They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner or operator of the website. They can be divided into navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas); analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies when used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site; functional cookies, which allow the user to browse according to a series of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service rendered to the same.
    For the installation of these cookies it is not required the prior consent of users where used directly by the site operator.
  • Profiling cookies are designed to create profiles related to the user and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same in the context of surfing the net. Because of the particular invasiveness that such devices can have in the private sphere of users, European and Italian legislation requires the user to be adequately informed about their use and express their valid consent.
    The art. 122 of the Privacy Code where it states that "the storage of information in the terminal equipment of a contractor or a user or access to information already filed is permitted only on condition that the contractor or the user has given his consent after have been informed with the simplified procedures referred to in Article 13, paragraph 3 "(Article 122, paragraph 1, of the Privacy Code).

1.3. First-party and third-party cookies

A cookie is "first party" (cd first party cookie) or "third party" (so-called third party cookie) based on the website or the domain it comes from.

  • The first party cookies are, in essence, cookies set and managed by the site owner. For these cookies, the obligation of the information, the acquisition of any prior consent and / or the possible blocking of cookies is the responsibility of the site owner.
  • Third party cookies are cookies set by a domain other than the one visited by the user. For these cookies, the obligation of the information and the indication of how to block the cookie is up to the third party, while the site owner is obliged to include on the site the link to the third party site where such elements are available.


The owner of the site uses the following types of cookies:

  • first party cookies, of a technical nature to keep track of the display and acceptance through the "click" of the cookie banner and to allow users to log in to the platform;
  • third party cookies, called Google analytics, in order to analyze the use of the site by users and to optimize their use.

The cookies used are exclusively technical, including those of google anlytics and do not use profiling cookies in order to monitor and profile the user while browsing.


Each user can access the link that reports to the third party information with reference to the third party cookies used on the Site.

Alternatively, the user can configure his browser to accept or reject all cookies or to receive a warning when a cookie is sent to his device.

Each browser is different from the other. Select on the menu button, the "HELP / HELP" section of your browser to understand how to change your cookie preferences.

In Microsoft Internet Explorer, for example, cookie settings can be changed by the following procedure:

  1. click on "Tools", then select "Internet Options";
  2. select the "Privacy" tab at the top of the window;
  3. move the cursor up or down to select the types of cookies to block.

To delete cookies, it will be necessary to follow the following procedure:

  1. click on "Tools", then select "Internet Options";
  2. in the "General" tab, under "Browsing history", click on the "Delete" button;
  3. in the popup window that appears, check the box next to "Cookies";
  4. click on the "Delete" button.


In compliance with the provisions of the provision of the Privacy Guarantor n. 229 of 8 May 2014 on "Identification of simplified procedures for the disclosure and acquisition of consent for the use of cookies" and subsequent clarifications of 4 June 2014, by accessing the homepage of the Site for the first time or any other page of the user, the user displays the brief information, provided by banner, which:

  • informs him of the use of third party cookies on the Website;
  • invites him to acquire more information by reading this cookie policy.

At any time, the user has the right to change their choices regarding cookies.

In accordance with current legislation, for the first party technical cookies, the site owner provides this information but must not acquire the prior consent of the user for their use.

For third party cookies, however, the owner provides a brief description of the same and indicates the link to the information and to the consent form of the third party and / or the intermediary with whom he has signed an agreement for the installation of such text strings through its website. This information is entered in the List of cookies used section


This cookie policy was updated on 01.06.2015. Any updates will always be published on this page.


First party cookies 

NameFunction explained by the cookieDeadline
fe_typo_userUsed to preserve user login credentials when registering in the area reserved for doctors.At the end of the session
tx_ccscreenresUsed to detect the resolution of the user's screen. The value of this cookie is to optimize the contents of the navigation page by adapting them to the user's resolution.At the end of the session
acceptedCookiePolicyIn the event that the user consents to the use of cookies in the banner, this information is stored in the cookie.6 months after installation / update

To disable the cookie click here depending on the browser used: Firefox; Safari; Chrome; Explorer

Third party cookies

NameFunction explained by the cookieDeadline
_utmaUsed to distinguish users and sessions. This cookie is created when you run the Javscript library and there is no pre-existing cookie_utma.2 years after installation / upgrade
_utmbUsed to determine if a session is new or return. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.30 minutes after installation / update
_utmcIt is not used in ga.js .. Used for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically this cookie acts in conjunction with the _utmb cookie to determine if the user was in a new session / visit.At the end of the session
_utmtUsed to adjust the frequency of requests.After 10 minutes
_utmzUsed to preserve the traffic source or campaign in order to understand how the user has reached the site. The cookie is created when you run the Javascript library and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.6 months after installation / update

For more information, see:

the information on the privacy policy of Google Analytics at: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

The information on the use of cookies by Google is available at: http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/technologies/cookies/

You can disable the functionality of Google Analytics by following the instructions here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it-IT

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