According to art. 13 of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) the Italian Institute of Telemedicine provides the following information about the cookies installed on the domain and its subdomains (the Site) or from other domains accessible through the Site.

What are cookies?

Cookies are data created on a server and stored in text files on the hard disk of the computer: they allow to gather information about user’s navigation on the website. Cookies can be stored permanently on your computer and have a variable duration (persistent cookies), but can also disappear when closing the browser or be of limited duration (session cookies).
Cookies can be installed by the site you are visiting (first-party cookies) or can be installed from other websites (third-party cookies).

How does the Italian Institute of Telemedicine use cookies?

Navigation and functionality cookies: the Italian Institute of Telemedicine uses first part session or persistent cookies on the Site, in order to allow a safe and efficient navigation and to improve the services provided by the site. These cookies are used to store the choices you make (language preference, country or other online settings) and are able to provide custom features or optimize selected ones.

Analytical cookies: the Italian Institute of Telemedicine uses first part cookies of the platform Google Analytics to collect aggregate statistical information on the use of the Site by users (number of visitors, page views, time spent on site, etc …).
The characteristics of cookies used on the website are shown in the table below.

Cookie Name of the cookie Purpose Type Duration Further information
Google _ga Analytics First party Persistent
Google _gat Analytics First party Persistent
PHP PHPSESSID First party Session

How changing the setting of the cookies?

You may object to the registration of cookies on your hard drive by configuring your browsers to disable cookies. Here are the terms offered by the major browsers:

You can also disable cookies of Google Analytics by downloading a specific plug-in browser available at the following url:

After this, however, certain features of the web pages may not be performed properly.

Since the installation of cookies and other tracking systems operated by third parties through the services used within this site cannot be technically controlled by the Owner, any specific reference to cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties is indicative. For complete information, read the privacy policy of any third party service listed in this document.
Given the objective complexity of the identification of technologies based on Cookies and their close integration with the operation of the web, users are invited to contact the owner should they wish to receive any further information on the use of cookies and any use of them – for example, by a third party – through this website.

Communication and dissemination of data

The data collected using cookies can be handled by employees and associates of the Italian Institute of Telemedicine as responsibles and controllers.
These data may also be processed by other companies on our behalf, in order to perform technical and organizational tasks. These firms are our direct collaborators and perform the function of the controller.
At any time you can request information on the processing of personal data, and to update, correct or integrate them and obtain the cancellation, anonymization or blocking of data in violation of the law and oppose the processing of data in accordance with art. 15 to 22 of GDPR (reference may be found in the privacy section of this site).