Cookie policy

This information is an integral part of the general information on the processing of data operated by (Data Controller) Istituto Gentili Srl, registered office in Milan Via S. G. Cottolengo 15 (Tax Code and VAT number 07921350968).

Contact details: mail; paper mail Istituto Gentili Srl, registered office in Milan Via S. G. Cottolengo 15.

The Parent Company has appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO), who can be contacted at the email address,

and this document has the purpose of specifically describing the processing of personal data with reference to cookies.


Cookies are small strings of text sent by a server to the web client (browser) and sent back from this to the server. They are recorded locally in the browser's temporary memory, and therefore in the user's device, for variable periods of time.

Cookies are used to offer a better browsing experience for the user, for technical reasons and for analyzing the progress of the site. The user has the option to decide not to install cookies or to accept them, as well as to change his decision later.

For information, in addition to blocking cookies on this site, the user has the possibility to manage navigation data through the settings relating to the storage of cookies on his device by accessing the settings of the browser, or application, and setting relevant rules.

Types of cookies

Cookies can be distinguished:

  1. according to the person who installs them:
    1. first-party, if installed by the owner / manager of the visited site, the owner of the visited site is directly responsible for them;
    2. third-party, if installed by subjects unrelated to the visited site, the respective managers / owners are responsible for them.
  2. according to the purpose they achieve:
    1. Technical cookies: allow the correct functioning of the site;
    2. Analytical cookies: used to collect information on the use of the site, for statistical and performance analyses related to the use of the site itself. They are configured to collect data in aggregate and anonymous form;
    3. Preference cookies: used by the visited site to remember information that influences the way the site behaves or presents itself, such as the preferred language;
    4. Profiling cookies: used to send advertising messages within the site / application in line with the user's preferences.
  3. according to their duration:
    1. session cookies, i.e. they are destroyed when the browser is closed;
    2. persistent cookies, i.e. they survive after closing the browser and remain active until the preset expiration date.



When it is not required

According to the current legislation, for technical, session and analysis cookies with no profiling (they are necessary to provide the requested services), user consent is not required. These include:

  1. analytical cookies, if used directly by the site manager to collect aggregated information on the number of users and how they visit the site;
  2. navigation or session cookies (to authenticate);
  3. functional cookies which allow the user to navigate in relation to a series of selected criteria (e.g. language, products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided

When it is required

For all other types of cookies, consent can be expressed:

  1. through the banner displayed at the first access to this site;
  2. by configuring your browser;
  3. from the settings in the use of third-party services.


The lack of consent may prevent the user from using or fully viewing the site's features.

The options selected can be changed at any time, the consent, in particular, can be revoked, without any burden and prejudice for the lawfulness of the processing carried out until the revocation.


The cookies used by our site

Session cookies

Name Domain Duration Use
loginform (First-party) Until the end of the session Technical



Name Domain Duration Use
_ga (third-party) 2 years Technical-tracking
_gid (third-party) 24 hours Technical-tracking
GTMCOOKIECONSENT (first-party) 6 months Technical
PROFILECOOKIECONSENT (first-party) 6 months Tecnico
currentlanguage (first-party) 1 years Technical



Cookie name Domain Duration Use Enable/disable
1P_JAR 30 days Required for Google search
NID 6 months Required for Google search
CONSENT 18 years Required for Google search


Reference to general information

For everything not expressly indicated here (e.g. contact details of the owner; rights of the interested party), please refer to the information found at the following link: