Privacy and Cookies Policy

Privacy policy and extended information on cookies

What are cookies

Cookies are small files that are installed on the user’s computer. There are two types of cookies: the technical ones, which are necessary only for the functioning of a site (for example, to allow the user to log in and browse after being authenticated), and the profiling ones, which keep track of user preferences. .

This website uses cookies to save the user’s session and to carry out other activities strictly necessary for the functioning of the same, for example in relation to the distribution of traffic.
Furthermore, cookies are used to save browsing preferences and optimize the user’s browsing experience.

Some of the services provided by this website also use profiling cookies. These cookies are managed by third party services. Among these, there are cookies that are used for a statistical analysis of the inputs to the site (for example, Google Analytics), to provide the possibility of sharing posts on social networks, to offer advertising more suited to the user’s tastes and for others. secondary purposes.
For cookies belonging to third-party companies, we recommend that you consult their privacy policies. The owner of the processing of cookies on this site is Andrea Pierotti.
You can contact us via the contact module.

What information we collect about you

Our site does not directly collect any type of information about its visitors, not offering login services of any kind.
We serve some external services that may collect data about you. The complete list is at the bottom of the page (for each service, you will also find the relative privacy policy). Below is a summary of the types of services and the reasons why they are used:
– Advertising, managed by Google Adsense, which allows us to have a small economic return to support the costs of the site.
– Access analysis, managed by Google Analytics, to understand how many people visit us, which pages are most visited and from some channels. These services may collect information on the approximate location of users visiting the site (e.g. from which state and / or city)
– Photo-related services, such as Instagram, Youtube, Flickr and 500px, to show you photographs or videos that we do not want (or cannot) upload directly to the site. These sites offer scripts to directly embed their photographs on our pages, but may collect profiling information about who views the photos
Since we, as a site, do not collect your data directly, we do not share it with anyone.

How to block the installation of cookies

You can block the use of cookies by changing the settings on your browser, to prevent their installation. By accessing the browser preferences, it is also possible to delete cookies installed in the past. However, it is important to remember that by disabling all cookies, the functioning of this site could be partially compromised.
In the case of services provided by third parties, the User can also exercise his right to oppose the tracking by inquiring through the privacy policy of the third party.
To find out how to prevent the installation of cookies while using browsers, follow the guide of the one you are using:
Come gestire i cookie con Internet Explorer
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You can instead disable cookies generated by third parties on the site Your Online Choices.

Main third party services that install cookies through this website and related privacy policies

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

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Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Terms and conditions of use of the website
The name and logo are trademarks of Other names or brands mentioned on this site may be names or registered trademarks and property of their respective companies. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. All information shown is provided without any explicit or implicit guarantee of any kind.
The information contained on this website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and are subject to changes or updates without notice. is in no way responsible for the Internet sites that you should access through this site.
By clicking on the hyperlinks (links) on this site you can access external sites in no way controlled by
It is your responsibility to take all necessary precautions to ensure that anything you download from this site is free of destructive elements such as viruses, worms, tojan horses, etc.
Except for the different indications of the law, can not under any circumstances be held responsible for any partial or total damage, direct or indirect related to the use of this website or other websites linked to it by a link, including without any limitation, damages such as loss of profits or turnover, interruption of business or professional activity, loss of programs or other type of data located on your computer system or other system, even if had been put expressly aware of the possibility of such damages.
The documents are provided in the state in which they are found, without any guarantee. The information contained in the documents are periodically updated and / or modified without notice and do not imply any obligation on the part of
The documents may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors: assumes no responsibility for any errors contained in these documents.
The risks resulting from the use of the available information are the responsibility of the users. reserves the right to change specifications and descriptions of services at any time, without notice. assumes no responsibility and disclaims any express or implied warranty regarding the sale and / or use of its services, including liability or suitability for a particular purpose, merchantability, or patent infringement, copyright or other intellectual property rights.
The personal data requested by this site are for user registration purposes. In case of failure to enter data, registration will not be completed.

The site does not record any personal data or any system of recognition of the user (cookies) without express request and / or confirmation by the user himself.
Pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree n. 196 of 2003, the user has the right to consent to the processing of personal data for specific purposes such as sending e-mails, telephone contacts, etc., for informational or promotional purposes.
The aforementioned processing of data may be carried out with paper, computerized and / or electronic support, always using methods and procedures to guarantee security and confidentiality and, in any case, in compliance with applicable laws. therefore undertakes to treat such data with discretion and not to disclose it to unauthorized persons,
In relation to the processing of personal data, the user can directly, at any time, exercise the rights under Article. 7 of Legislative Decree n. 196 of 2003, among which, in particular obtain the indication:
– of the origin of personal data;
– of the purposes and methods of the processing;
– of the logic applied in case of treatment carried out with the aid of electronic instruments. You will also have the right to obtain:
– updating, rectification or integration of data;
– cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed; You will also have the right to object, in whole or in part, for legitimate reasons:
– to the processing of personal data, even if pertinent to the purpose of the collection;
– to the processing of personal data for the purpose of sending advertising material or commercial communication. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the owner of the company (administrator).
Any requests relating to the processing of personal data may be made by letter.

The use of session cookies (which are not stored permanently on the user’s computer and disappear when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to allow the safe and efficient exploration of the site and its applications.

The so-called session cookies used on the site avoid the use of other technologies that could compromise the privacy of users’ browsing and do not allow the acquisition of personal identification data.

The site uses some systems that analyze user browsing to create statistics on visits or to improve the content offer, show similar products and place targeted advertising on web pages.
The system used is Google Analytics, the latter is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).

Google Analytics, like other systems, uses “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on the user’s computer to allow the website to analyze how users use the site.
The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website by the user (including the IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to the use of the Internet.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

In any case, the user may refuse to use cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on his browser, but this may prevent the use of all the features of the website.
By using the site, you consent to the processing of data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
In any case it is possible to set the browser software for the Internet in a way that does not accept cookies, activating the so-called anonymous browsing, and in this case no data will be processed through these systems.

Refuse and block cookies:
Most internet browsers are initially set up to accept cookies automatically.
This means that the user has the possibility, at any time, to set his browser to accept all cookies, only some, or to reject them, disabling their use by the sites.
Moreover, the user can normally set the preferences of his browser in such a way as to be notified whenever a cookie is stored on his computer.
At the end of each browsing session, finally, the user can delete the collected cookies from the hard disk of his device.
If you want to delete the cookies installed in the cookies folder of your browser, remember that each browser has different procedures for managing settings.

Privacy statement pursuant to articles 13-14 of the European Regulation “Privacy” (GDPR)
The personal data you entered are processed by the owner of the site – Via Pisana, 557 – 55100 LUCCA (LU) – as Owner, for purposes related to the provision of services to You requested (by way of example: requesting information, registering with the site for benefits, etc.).
In addition, the data you provide may be processed, only with your explicit consent, in order to send you email communications regarding the services offered.

In the first case, the legal basis of the processing is the execution of an agreement; in the second case it is consent.
The treatments will be done electronically and will be made available to third parties (External Processors) within the European Union or in non-EU countries, regularly contracted and offering adequate security guarantees, necessary for the provision of essential services to meet your needs.
These External Managers, whose list? available upon request, may belong to categories of subjects that support the Owner in the provision of services offered through this site (such as, for example: software developers and website managers, etc.).

Will they also be treated for purposes? statistical analysis and direct marketing, anonymously, as specified by the cookie policy.
Therefore, these are legitimate and necessary treatments to assure you a service that meets your expectations. The data will be kept for the duration of the services you requested or for longer periods only if required by law. At any time you may exercise your rights under articles 15-22 of the GDPR by contacting the owner of this site.

To change or delete only the data that is stored on the systems that provide this site, please contact the owner of this site.
The information you include in the form (including your email address) may be disclosed to a third party company that will act as external manager and that supports the owner in managing the site and in the processing of your request.

In case of request for cancellation of your data, we inform you that it may no longer be possible to continue to provide the requested service. Finally, we inform you that you can file a complaint with the Data Protection Authority if you believe your rights have been violated.

To make our site easier and more intuitive, we use cookies. Cookies are portions of code installed within the browser. Some of the purposes of installation of cookies may also require the user’s consent.

If the user chooses to continue browsing the site, ignoring the banner, he consents to the use of cookies.
It will therefore be possible to send a “technical” cookie to the user to save his preference and to avoid that the banner with the brief information continues to appear during the continuation of the navigation and also in any subsequent visits.

Cookies used by this site and their purpose.

The use of technical cookies does not require the prior consent of the User pursuant to art. 122 paragraph 1 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003.
These cookies can enable some functions, without which it would not be possible to fully use the website and are only transferred to the user’s device during the browser session.

The technical cookies used are:

PHPSESSID is a native PHP cookie and allows websites to store serialization status data. It is used to establish a user session and to communicate status data through a temporary cookie, commonly called session cookies. Since the PHPSESSID cookie has no expiration time, it disappears when the browser is closed.

Cookies used by Google Maps that are necessary for the operation of dynamic maps.
The content and its creation are not directly controllable as they are automatically generated by the inclusion of the dynamic map.
All these cookies can be deactivated and / or deleted via the browser settings.

Third-party cookies

Google Analytics
This website uses the navigation data monitoring system Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google Inc., through which third-party cookies are transmitted, collected and managed in aggregate form for monitor and improve website performance.
The data generated by Google Analytics are stored by Google as indicated in the information available at the following link:

The user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing on his browser the opt-out component provided by Google. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:

Manage cookies in browsers

Each browser has different procedures for managing settings, cookies and cookies. website data.
More information is available at the following links:


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