Italian legislation requires website operators, in certain cases, to inform users about cookies and other monitoring methods that may be used to record certain data each time users access a website. Since the site (the “Platform“) also uses such tools, with this policy we intend to make known the procedures we follow to collect this information.
This document is addressed to all those who interact with web services accessible via computer of Scientific Seminars International Foundation, with registered office in Via di Porta Pinciana 6, 00185 – Roma, P.iva: 08448781008 (the “Data controller“).
The Data controller, to facilitate relations with data subjects, has appointed a Data Protection Officer (the “DPO“), identifying SAPG Legal Tech S.r.l. with registered office in Via Durini n. 15, 20122 – Milan (MI), that you may freely contact for all matters relating to the processing of your Personal Data, by sending a written communication to the following e-mail address:

What are cookies, web beacons and similar technologies
Like almost all websites, we use small data files that are stored on your device to record certain data whenever you access or interact with our web services (such as: sites, mobile apps, applications and tools).
The specific names and types of cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies used may change over time. To help you better understand the Data controller’s rules and use of these technologies, we provide below some terms with their definitions.

Cookies – Small text files (usually consisting of letters and numbers) that are stored in the memory of your browser or device when you visit a site or view a message. Cookies allow a site to recognize a particular device or browser. Cookies can be disabled or removed using the tools available in most browsers. Cookie preferences must be set separately for each browser you use, as each browser offers specific features and options.
The different types of cookies are listed below.

  • Technical cookies: this type of cookie comes from the website displayed and can be permanent or temporary; they can be used to store information that will be reused the next time you visit the site. They can be useful to make browsing websites quick and easy (for example, they help facilitate certain procedures when shopping online, when authenticating to restricted areas, in recognizing the language used to read information on the web). Depending on the service they have to perform, they can be temporary (they are removed from the computer when the browser is closed), or permanent (they remain stored on the computer even after closing the browser).
  • Profiling cookies: these are designed to create profiles on the user and are used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same during online navigation.
  • Third party cookies: these are installed by a site other than the one you are visiting. These cookies are sent to your browser by third party companies for their own purposes such as profiling, advertising delivery or social interaction.

Web beacons – Fragments of code that allow a website to transfer or collect information through a request for a graphical image; may be used for a variety of purposes, such as analyzing website usage, monitoring and reporting on advertisements, and personalizing advertisements and content.
Similar Technologies – Technologies that store data in your browser or device using locally shared objects or local storage, such as flash cookies, HTML 5 cookies, and other web application software methods. These technologies work in all browsers. In some cases, the use of local storage cannot be fully managed by browsers but requires management through specific tools.

Categories of cookies used by the Data controller
The Data controller informs you that uses statistical analysis cookies on the Platform, using all the technical measures to ensure maximum compliance with the rules of European and national law on the protection of personal data.
Statistical analysis cookies
The Data controller collects information regarding the number of your access to the Platform, your behaviour in relation to the way you interact with the various active elements, or how much time you spend on the Platform, through the use of the following statistical analysis cookies:

  • “_ga”
  • “_gat”
  • “_gid”
  • “slimstat_tracking_code”

This set of cookies are processed in aggregate and anonymous form to monitor the areas of the Platform most visited, improve content and assess the proper functioning.

Cookies management
If you want to know more, you can consult the following sites:

Your rights
You have the right at any time to exercise the rights recognized by Art. 15 et seq. of the GDPR and, in particular, to obtain a copy of the processed data, their updating, information about their origin, purpose and method of treatment, their rectification or integration, their cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking for processing in violation of the law and to oppose for legitimate reasons to treatment.
To exercise these rights, you can contact the Data Controller at the following e-mail address:

How to disable/delete cookies through the browser configuration
Below, to help you manage your preferences, we report the procedures for disabling/deleting cookies through the main browsers.

Google Chrome

  • After starting the browser, click on the menu in the browser toolbar next to the url entry window for browsing
  • Select Settings
  • Click on Show Advanced Settings
  • In the “Privacy” section click on the Content Settings button
  • In the “Cookies” section you can change the following settings related to cookies:
    – Allow local data to be saved
    – Change local data only until you close your browser
    – Prevent sites from setting cookies
    – Block third-party cookies and site data
    – Manage exceptions for certain websites
    – Delete one or all cookies

For more information, please visit this page.

Mozilla Firefox

  • After launching the browser, click on the menu on the browser toolbar next to the url entry window for browsing
  • Select Options, Privacy panel and click on Show Advanced Settings
  • In the Privacy section click on Content Settings button
  • In the Tracking section you can change the following settings related to cookies:
    – Require sites not to perform any tracking
    – Tell sites that you are willing to be tracked
    – Do not communicate any preference regarding the tracking of personal data
  • From the History section you can:
    – Enable “Use custom settings” to select to accept third-party cookies (always, from the most visited sites, or never) and to keep them for a specified period (until they expire, when Firefox closes, or to ask each time)
    – Remove individual stored cookies

For more information, please visit this page.


  • After launching the browser, click on Safari, select Preferences and click on Privacy
  • In the Cookies and website data section select ‘Block all cookies’ or ‘Manage website data’ to see which sites have stored cookies and remove all or part of them

For more information, please visit this page.

Safari iOS (mobile devices)

  • After launching your browser, tap on Settings and then Safari
  • Tap on Block Cookies and choose from the options: “Never”, “Third-party and advertisers” or “Always”.
  • To clear all cookies stored by Safari, tap on Settings, then Safari and then Clear Cookies and Data

For more information, please visit this page.


  • After launching the browser, click on Preferences, then Advanced and finally Cookie
  • Select one of the following options:
    – Accept all cookies
    – Accept cookies only from the site you are visiting: third-party cookies and cookies that are sent from a domain other than the one you are visiting will be rejected
    – Never accept cookies – all cookies will never be saved

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