Cookies are small text files that are downloaded on the user’s device when visiting a website.

During every subsequent visit, cookies are sent back to the site that created them (first party cookies) or to another website that recognises them (third party cookies). Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise the user’s device. They have many purposes, such as, for example, allowing an efficient browsing among the pages, remembering favourite websites and, more generally, improving the browsing. They also guarantee that online ads visualised are user-oriented and consistent with their interests. According to their purpose and to their use, they can be subdivided in technical cookies, profiling cookies and third party cookies.

On the website www.igm-online.it there are no profiling cookies and the cookies we use do not track the single user’s way of surfing the Internet and so they always respect users’ privacy.


The use of technical cookies does not require User’s consent according to art. 122 paragraph 1 of the Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003. Among these technical cookies, we point out strictly necessary cookies. The functions they enable allow the website to be fully used. These cookies are saved on the user’s PC only during the present browsing session. Strictly necessary cookies cannot be disabled using the Website’s functions. Technical cookies include those used to statistically analyse accesses or visits to the website, so-called “analytics”. They only have statistic purposes (no marketing or profiling purposes) and they collect aggregate information with no possibility to identify the single user.

Strictly necessary cookies cannot be disabled using the Website’s functions. In general, cookies can be completely disabled in any moment in your browser.

Nome Type Duration Function
wordpress_logged_in_[hash] technical cookie browser closure It has the reference to the current session if the user’s logged in with a registered account. The field can be different and it represents current session.
PHPSESSID technical cookie browser closure PHPSESSID is a cookie deriving from PHP and it allows websites to save all the session data. In our website it is used to settle a user’s session and to communicate status data with a temporary cookie, commonly called session cookie. PHPSESSID cookie has no time expiration and it disappears when you close the client.
wordpress_test_cookie technical cookie browser closure It verifies the possibility to register cookies on the user’s browser.
wordpress_[hash] technical cookie browser closure It has the reference to the present WordPress session. The field can be different and it represents current session.
wp-settings-[UID] technical cookie 1 year It has applicative settings relating to user’s preferences of private or administrative sections of the site. The field can be different and it describes the parameter of the saved value.
wp-settings-time-[UID] technical cookie 1 year E’ utilizzato per adattare la visualizzazione sul browser delle pagine di aree private o di amministrazione del sito.


When browsing the website www.igm-online.it, users could receive on their devices cookies from different websites or web servers (so-called “third party” cookies). This happens because on the website can appear elements such as images, maps, sounds or links to web pages from other domains whose server is different from that of the requested page. In other words, those cookies are managed directly from website or server managers different from this Website. In theory, this third parties could use cookies when you visit this website and in this way obtain information about you visiting our website. They have their own privacy statement that can be different from the one adopted by this website. If the user decides to deny its authorisation to third party cookies, only the functions of the website not requiring them can be used.

Nome Descrizione Link all’informativa privacy della terza parte
Video Youtube YouTube videos can be viewed on our website. Privacy policy Google
Google Fonts In some parts of our website we use fonts from Google Fonts.
Privacy policy Google
Google Analytics This website uses a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. to collect aggregate statistic information useful to evaluate the website’s usage and the activities of the user. Google saves the information collected by the cookie on servers that can also be in the United States. Google reserves the right to transfer information collected with their cookie to third parties if this is required by law or if the third party processes information autonomously. Google will not associate your IP address to any other personal data owned by Google in order to obtain more details about the user’s profile. More information on privacy management and/or on how to refuse or cancel this type of cookies can be found following the URL: http://www.google.com/intl/it_ALL/analytics/learn/privacy.html. The User can disable Google Analytics’ activities by installing on its browser the opt-out component supplied by Google. To disable Google Analytics’ data collection, please see the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Google Privacy terms
Data safety


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