This information on the use of cookies on the website is made available to the user in implementation of the provision of the Guarantor for the protection of personal data of 8 May 2014 "Identification of the simplified procedures for the information and the acquisition of consent  for the use of cookies "and in compliance with art.  13 of EU Regulation 2016/679 on the protection of personal data (Regulation).

 The information is prepared and updated by the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, manager of the website and owner of the processing of personal data connected to it, with headquarters in Viale Regina Elena 299 - 00161 - Rome.  VAT number.  03657731000 - C.F.  80211730587 Telephone: 06 4990 1 - Fax: 06 4938 7118

 Any further request regarding the use of cookies on this website can be sent to the email address  You can use the same address to exercise at any time the rights that the Regulation attributes to you as an interested party (art.15 and ss. Of the 2016/679 EU Regulation): for example, access, cancellation, updating, rectification, integration, etc.  .), as well as to request an updated list of any designated data processors.

 Your personal data are processed in any case by specifications authorized by the owner and are not communicated or disclosed.


 Cookies are small text strings that a website can send, while browsing, to your device (be it a PC, notebook, smartphone, tablet; normally they are stored directly on the browser used for navigation)  .  The same website that sent them, then can read and register the cookies that are on the same device to obtain various types of information.  Which?  For each type of cookie there is a well-defined role.


 There are two basic macro-categories, with different characteristics: technical cookies and profiling cookies.  Technical cookies are generally necessary for the proper functioning of the website and to allow navigation;  without them you may not be able to view the pages correctly or to use some services.  For example, a technical cookie is essential to keep the user connected throughout the visit to a website, or to memorize the settings of the language, the display, and so on.  Profiling cookies instead store users' choices while browsing and are installed in order to provide targeted advertising services or content, to show content and to propose commercial initiatives on the basis of the sections of the websites.  In addition there are first-party cookies that are sent directly from this site and are managed by the Data Controller or by third parties that are installed by third-party sites external to the one on which you surf.  Technical cookies can be used without the explicit prior consent of the user as they are automatically enabled.  For profiling and third-party cookies, the consent expressed by the user is required.

 Technical cookies can be further distinguished in:

 ● Navigation cookies, which guarantee normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas);  analytics cookies, assimilated to technical cookies only 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 navigate 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. uses the following cookies:

 ● CF Session cookies: they are technical cookies (CFID and CFTOKEN) necessary to remember consent to the cookie policy, access to the reserved area and functions for the webmasters of the site.  Duration: 2 days;

 ● Google Analytics: for the analysis of navigation data and for the generation of statistics on the use of the website (to prevent the storage of these cookies follow the following procedure:  /analytics/learn/privacy.html)

 To disable, remove or block cookies, you can use the browser settings, according to their indications:

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 ● Mozilla Firefox

 ● Safari

 ● Opera

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