Extended Information on Cookies:

The website www.fondazioneaquileia.it (hereinafter “the Site”) herein offers visitors information about the nature of cookies and how they are used, in compliance with the dispositions contained in arts. 13 and 122 of the Italian Leg. Decree n. 196/2003 and with the simplified practices provided for the information and acquisition of consent to the use of cookies, as published in the Official Journal n.126 dated 3rd June 2014 and included in the General Regulations issued by the Italian Data Protection Authority on 8th May 2014.

Information on cookies:

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded from your computer (or any other device you use to browse) to store information connected to certain web pages. Cookies are downloaded by the Web Server hosting the Website and by your own browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc..). These files will reside in your device and be used/read during any following browsing session on the same website.

Types of Cookies:
Technical cookies:

These cookies are essential to operate some sections of the Site. They may be either:

  • PERSISTENT: they are not removed after the browser is closed and remain stored until they expire at a predefined date

  • SESSION: they are removed any time the browser is closed

These cookies sent by our dominion are necessary to browse the Site correctly and to obtain technical services. They will be used and sent by default, unless a user modifies the settings of his/her browser (which will make it impossible to browse the Site). These cookies are exclusively used for the operation of the Site; hence, there is no obligation to obtain the user’s consent. Notwithstanding, a banner on the Site informs the user that they are being used.

Analytical cookies:

The cookies falling in this class are used to collect information about the use of the Site.

The Site makes use of the statistics provided by Google Analytics, to store data about session duration and visited pages, type of browser and OS used, etc. All these data are collected ANONYMOUSLY; hence, there is NO obligation to obtain a user’s consent to use and store them.

To learn more about the use of cookies by Google Analytics, please refer to the official link: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.

To read the Privacy Policy of Google Inc., the independent Data Controller of Google Analytics, please refer to the official link: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Third-Party cookies:

This type of cookies integrates functions developed by third parties into the pages of the Site, e.g. icons and preferences expressed in the social networks, with a view to sharing the contents of the Site or using software services provided by third parties (e.g. map generators and other software offering additional services). These cookies are sent by third-party dominions and partner websites that are allowed to offer their services through the pages of the Site.

Profile cookies:

These cookies are needed to create user profiles to send advertising information adapted to the preferences expressed by the user within the pages of the Site. Users are asked to express their consent to the use of these cookies.

Cookie used in Site:
Name Class Type Expiration Use
PHPSESSID technical session when the browser is closed It is a PHP native cookie that allows websites to record data about serialization state. It is used to start a user session and send state data by means of a temporary cookie, commonly named session cookie. Because PHPSESSID has no predefined expiration, it will be removed as soon as the browser is closed.
cc technical persistent 1 year It records that you are aware of the use of cookies (when you click on the short information) and hides the banner for a predefined time.
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz technical session / persistent when the browser is closed / 2 years Used by Google Analytics to analyse the use of the website by the users.
_gat analytical session when the browser is closed Used by Google Analytics to improve the speed of requests for better performances on high-traffic websites.
_ga analytical persistent 2 years Used by Google Analytics to identify single users by assigning them a number generated randomly as visitor identifier.
Blocking cookies:

Cookies may be limited or blocked by means of special browser settings. Therefore, if users are not willing to store some cookies on their computer, they may set their web browser accordingly. In fact, users can opt to block all cookies or only some of them. Also, users can opt to remove the cookies stored on their browsing device at any time. Settings must be modified separately on all browsers and computers in use.

If cookies have been blocked, the correct operation of the website cannot be guaranteed. In fact, some functions may become unavailable and some pages may be not displayed.

Please note that blocking cookies will not remove advertising messages, which will simply be no more customized to your interests.

If you wish to learn more about how your browser stores cookies during browsing, please refer to the corresponding links below:

To stop Google Inc. from collecting and reading the cookies generated by the Site, download and install the following plug in on your browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Blocking third-party cookies

The Site may sometimes use Youtube videos embedded in its pages. These videos have been uploaded by enabling the “Advanced Privacy” mode, which generates no cookies before users start playing them. By clicking on “play”, users give their consent to the use of Youtube cookies.

To learn more about Youtube privacy policy and terms of service, please refer to the following links:

https://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/ e https://www.youtube.com/static?gl=IT&hl=it&template=terms.

Google Maps

The Site may use maps through the service provided by Google Maps. If you use Google Maps API with any versions following 3.0, no cookies are enabled to identify user personal data except for, in some cases, a cookie named PREF, which contains the preferences used during map browsing (zoom, language, region, etc..).

To learn more about Google Maps privacy policy and terms of service, please refer to the following link: https://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/.


To learn more about the privacy and cookie policies of other third-party services, please refer to their corresponding websites:

FACEBOOK Privacy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation - Cookie: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies

Updates and changes

In consideration of the dynamic nature of the Internet, it is not possible to constantly monitor the cookies stored by third parties through a website.

Users are kindly requested to report to our contacts about the presence of third-party cookies that are not listed above.

We may need to change this content from time to time. We are therefore authorized to change the contents of the information and the cookies listed above at any time without forewarning. However, the most updated version will be made available in this text.