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Cookies Policy


The website of ‘Fondazione Palio Citta’ di Ferrara E.T.S.’ (hereinafter ‘FONDAZIONE’) uses cookies to make the user’s browsing experience easier and more intuitive.
This website uses cookies to make the user’s browsing experience easier and more intuitive: cookies are small text strings used by the website (“first party” cookies) or by different web servers (“third parties“) to store some information that may concern the user, his preferences or the Internet access device (computer, tablet or mobile phone) and are mainly used to adapt the operation of the site to the user’s expectations, offering a more personalized browsing experience and by memorizing the choices previously made. A cookie consists of a reduced set of data transferred to the user’s browser from a web server and can only be read by the server that made the transfer. It is not executable code and does not transmit viruses.

Types of Cookies

The website of FONDAZIONE uses technical cookies necessary for the sole purpose of transmitting an electronic communication, to ensure the correct display of the website and navigation within it. These cookies can store the user’s account identification, site customization; they can also be used for technical purposes such as saving entered information. They also allow to monitor the website and distinguish between the various connected users for website security reasons. Some of these cookies are deleted when the browser is closed (session cookies), others have a longer duration (persistent cookies with preset expiration for example the cookie necessary for storing the user’s consent in relation to the use of the cookies themselves, which lasts 1 year). Consent is not required for these cookies. Analysis cookies are also used, directly by FONDAZIONE or by third parties, to collect  information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and on how they proceed to visit the website. If the service is anonymized, they are assimilated to technical cookies and user’s consent is not necessary. The other types of nontechnical cookies (as profiling) are used to bring back to specific, identified or identifiable subjects, specific actions or behavioural patterns recurring in the use of the features offered, in order to group the different profiles, so that it is possible to modulate the provision of the service in an increasingly personalized way, as well as to send targeted advertising messages, or in line with the preferences expressed by the user in the context of navigation. For the various types of nontechnical cookies used, the user’s free consent is expressly required.

Consent and withdraw

The user can refuse the use of cookies and, at any time, can withdraw a consent already provided by updating the preferences through this website. Since cookies are connected to the browser used, they can be disabled directly from your browser, thus withdrawing consent to the use of the cookies themselves. Disabling cookies may prevent the correct use of some functions of the website, in particular the services provided by third parties may not be accessible.


The user can manage cookies through the settings of the browser used. However, deleting the cookies from the browser, the preferences set for the website could be removed. For  further information and support, the user can also visit the specific help page of the web browser used:


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Social network plugin

This website also incorporates plugins and buttons for social networks, in order to allow easy sharing of content on user’s favourite social networks (as Facebook and Instagram). When  the user visits a page of this website that contains a plugin, the browser connects directly to the servers of the social network from which the plugin is loaded, which server can track the  visit to the website and, if necessary, associate it with the social user account, in particular if the user is logged in at the time of the visit or if he or she recently browsed one of the  websites containing social plugins. If the user does not want the social network to record the data relating to the visit to this website, must log out of the social account and, probably,  delete the cookies that the social network has installed in user’s browser. With regard to the collection and use of information by third parties, please refer to the respective Policy  documents.


This Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in data practices and legislation, so the user is therefore invited to periodically check this page.   This document was controlled on November 04, 2022 to be compliant with current regulatory provisions, in particular with EU Regulation 2016/679 GDPR.