Cookies are small textual elements (files) that are inserted into the hard disk of a computer only after authorization (as per setting on the browser in use). Cookies have the function of streamlining the analysis of web traffic or to signal when a specific site is visited and allow web applications to send information to individual users. No personal data of Users is acquired by the site on purpose. The use of so-called session or technical cookies is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to allow safe and efficient exploration of the site. The so-called Session cookies used on the site avoid the use of other IT techniques that are potentially prejudicial to the privacy of users’ browsing and do not allow the acquisition of personal identification data of users.

There are third-party cookies on the main site and third-level sites, i.e. not developed for the site but coming from external applications, specifically from YouTube or Google Maps; uses only for embed operations of videos and / or maps directly on the Site, as well as a future implementation of tools such as Google Analytics which provides for the presence of tracking cookies (location, type of browser used, origin) owned by Google, of which you can find information at the following links:



As regards third-level sites, there are cookies from Google Analytics or from external bodies (such as ucsc.edu) always used to allow the embed of an app called Genome Browser that allows you to navigate through the genome in a graphical manner.

Instructions to delete or disable cookies from the browser

The majority of browsers accepts cookies automatically, but allows the user to disable them. On many browsers, the help menu will provide information to the user on how to prevent his/her browser from accepting new cookies, on how to set the browser in order to notify the receipt of a new cookie and on how to disable cookies altogether.

If he/she so desires, the user may also disable or cancel cookies that he/she has accepted previously.

Instructions for changing the cookies settings on the most commonly used internet browsers:

Internet Explorerhttp://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies

Microsoft Edge:https://support.microsoft.com/it-it/help/4468242/microsoft-edge-browsing-data-and-privacy

Google Chrome:https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it

Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Cookies

Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookies.html

Apple Safarihttp://www.apple.com/it/privacy/use-of-cookies/

We suggest that you leave the cookies “active” so that we may offer a better user experience on the website. If the user sets his/her browser so as to block all cookies (including ones that are strictly necessary), he/she may be prevented from gaining acccess to certain sections of the website.