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Cookies extended information notice

In accordance with Article 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 (Personal Data Protection Code), Veronafiere S.p.A. (hereinafter Veronafiere) provides you with the extended information notice relating to the cookies installed on the website

What are cookies?
Cookies are data created by a server and stored in a text file on the hard disk of your computer, tablet or smartphone; they inform the website of your use of the website and your behaviour patterns and preferences.
Cookies may be stored permanently on your device and have a variable duration (so-called persistent cookies) or may disappear when the browser is closed or have a limited lifespan (so-called session cookies).
Cookies can be installed by the website you are visiting (so-called first party cookies) or may be installed by other websites (so-called third party cookies).

Cookies used and purposes

  • Browsing cookies
    These first party session cookies ensure users with a safe and efficient surfing and use of the Website (managing surfing session).
  • Functionality cookies
    These first party persistent cookies are used to remember the users’ choices (language selection).
  • Cookies for media players
    These Youtube session cookies are used to store technical data needed to play back video or audio content, such as image quality, network link speed and buffering parameters.
  • Analytic cookies
    Google Analytics and Youtube cookies are used to collect information on the use of the Website (how many users visit the site, which pages are visited by users, how long to users spend on the Website etc…).
  • Profiling cookies
    These Youtube cookies are used to track users and to send ads in line with the preferences shown by users.
  • Social cookies
    These third party cookies allow users to interact with social networks (Facebook, Twitter, …) and in particular to share contents of the website through the same social networks.

The features of the cookies used on the Website are described in the following tables.

Cookie: Google Analytics
Name: _ga
Purpose: The purpose of this cookie is to collect data about website traffic levels and visitor behaviour, including the number of visits and pages viewed
Duration: 2 years
Name: _gat
Purpose: The purpose of this cookie is to collect data about website traffic levels and visitor behaviour, including the number of visits and pages viewed
Duration: 10 minutes
Type: Third party
More information: To prevent storage of these cookies, the user may follow the procedure that can be found at the following link
Cookie: Google
Name: NID
Purpose: This cookie is used by Google to generate images for maps or to generate a CAPTCHA images to help protect our site from “spambots”
Type: Third party
Duration: 6 months
More information: For more information click here
Cookie: Facebook
Name: locale
Purpose: This website carries embedded share Facebook buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through Facebook. The cookies monitor suspicious behaviours such as failed attempts to login or spam
Duration: 1 week
Name: _js_datr
Purpose: This cookie helps Facebook to identify suspicious login activity and keep users safe
Duration: 7 days
Name: act
Purpose: Cookie used by Facebook to measure and optimize the speed of the site
Duration: End of browsing session
Name: datr
Purpose: The cookie helps identify suspicious login activity and keep users safe. For instance, it is used to flag questionable activity like failed login attempts and attempts to create multiple spam accounts
Duration: 2 years
Type: Third party
More information: More information, also in relation to the methods through which it is possible to disable these cookies, can be found at the following link
Cookie: Twitter
Name: guest_id
Purpose: If a visitor is logged into Twitter, Twitter can place cookies on his/her computer through the site. This cookie is needed to use the like functionality and it gains insight about a timeline
Type: Third party
Duration: 2 years
More information: For more information visit this page


Managing preferences on cookies
On accessing any landing page of a Website, a banner which contains a short information notice is shown to you. If you continue browsing by accessing any other section of the website or selecting any item of the same (e.g. in image or a link), you consent to the use of cookies. A “technical cookie” is used to remember your consent regarding cookies.

You may know the information notices and modalities to disable cookies provided by third parties by clicking on the links contained in the item “Cookies policy” of the tables above.

You may finally object to cookies being recorded on your hard disk by setting your browser to disable cookies.
Check here for the instructions provided by the major browsers.

  • Internet Explorer
    1. Open Internet Explorer;
    2. Click on the “Tools” button and then on “Internet Options”;
    3. Select the “Privacy” tab and move the slider device to the desired privacy level (upwards to block all cookies or downwards to allow them all);
    4. Then click on “Ok”.
  • Google Chrome
    1. Open Google Chrome;
    2. Click the “Tools” icon;
    3. Select “Settings” and then “Advanced settings”;
    4. Select “Content settings” under “Privacy”;
    5. In the “Cookies” tab, it is possible to clear the cookies and save these preferences.
  • Firefox
    1. Open Firefox;
    2. Press the “Alt” key on the keyboard;
    3. In the toolbar at the top of the browser, select “Tools” and then “Options”;
    4. Then select the “Privacy” tab;
    5. Go to “History settings” and then to “Use custom settings”;
    6. Uncheck “Accept cookies from sites” and save these preferences.
  • Opera
    1. Open Opera;
    2. Select “Settings” in the browser menu and then “Settings”;
    3. Select”Quick preferences”;
    4. Uncheck “Accept cookies”;
  • Safari
    1. Open Safari;
    2. Choose “Preferences” in the toolbar, and then select the “Security” panel in the dialogue window that follows;
    3. Under “Accept cookies” it is possible to specify whether and when Safari must save cookies from websites. For more information click on the Help button (marked with a question mark);
    4. For more information on cookies that are stored on your computer, click “Show cookies”.

After doing so, however, certain web pages may not perform correctly.

Data communication and dissemination
Data collected by using Google, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube cookies may be transferred outside the European Union in particular to the United States of America.
Data by using cookies will not be disseminated.

Your rights
At any time you can require information on the processing of your personal data, obtain updating, correction or integration of the same and obtain the cancellation, transformation into an anonymous form, as well as the blocking of data processed unlawfully and object to the processing of your data according to Article 7 of Legislative Decree n. 196/2003 which is shown in full below.
To exercise your rights, please contact the Data Controller by sending a written notice to the address here below or mailing to