• Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Information and consent to the use of cookies in the National Geoportal site

This Cookie Policy is intended to illustrate the types and methods of the use of cookies on this website, and to provide guidance concerning the actions to reject them or delete them.

It is on the “Site” www.pcn.minambiente.it managed and operated by the Public Ministry of the Environment and Protection of Land and Sea (hereinafter MATTM), with headquarters in Via Cristoforo Colombo, 44 – 00147 Rome – Italy. By using this site you agree to the use of cookies in accordance with the provisions of the Authority for the Protection of Personal Data in the Instruction no. 229 of May 8, 2014. If you do not agree to the use of cookies, you must set your browser properly (see below) or no access to any page of the Site.

Types of cookies

Session cookie

The so called ‘ session cookies ‘ are temporarily stored and deleted when the user closes the browser. Indeed, we use cookies for system administration purposes. The site may contain links to other sites. The MATTM has no access to or control over cookies and other tracking technologies used on third-party sites (which you may access from the site), neither on any content and material that is published or obtained through such websites are and the modality to treat personal information. The MATTM expressly disclaims its responsibility.

Analytics cookies

These analytics cookies are used to collect information about the site use, MATTM use them for statistical analysis, for the purpose of site improvements and the use simplification, as well as to monitor properly. These cookies collect anonymous information about users ‘ activity on the site and how they have come to the site and the visited pages. These cookies are sent from the site itself or from third-party domains.

Third party tracking cookies

These third party tracking cookies are used to collect – anonymously – the web site usage information from visitors (such as the keywords used to reach your site and traffic sources from which visitors come for possible marketing campaigns), the MATTM may use this information for reports and site improvings. These cookies collect information anonymously. These cookies are sent from the site itself or from third-party domains. The statistic service allows the MATTM to monitor and analyze traffic data and to track users’ behavior.

Google Analytics with IP anonymized (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analytics service – provided by Google Inc. – that uses the personal information collected for the purpose of evaluating the use of the site, filling specific reports and possibly sharing them with other Google services: Google may use personal information collected to contextualize and personalize advertising network (see Google AdSense). This aspect, however, makes anonymous IP address, shortening within the borders of the EU Member States or other countries participating in the agreement on the European economic area the users IP address. Only in exceptional cases, the IP address will be sent to Google’s servers and abbreviated within the United States.

Personal data collected: cookies and usage data. Processing location: USA – Privacy Policy

Sharing Cookies on Social Networks

The sharing cookies on social network are services that allow you to interact with your social networks, or other external platforms directly from the pages of the Site.
The acquired information is in any case subject to the settings of the User’s privacy relating to any social network. In case it is installed a service interaction with social networks, even if the users do not use the service, the same collects traffic data regarding the pages in which it is installed.
+1 Button and Google+ social widgets (Google Inc.)
The button +1 and Google+ social widgets, an interaction service with the Google+ social network, provided by Google Inc.
Personal data collected: Cookie and Usage Data. Processing location: USA – Privacy Policy
Like Button and Facebook social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
The Like button and the Facebook social widgets are interactive services with the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook, Inc.
Personal data collected: Cookie and Usage Data. Processing location: USA – Privacy Policy
Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)
The Tweet button and the Twitter social widgets are interactive services with the social network Twitter, provided by Twitter, Inc.
Personal data collected: Cookie and Usage Data. Processing location: USA – Privacy Policy

How to block some or all the types of cookies

Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change the settings to disable this function. It is possible to block all the types of cookies, or accept only a few, and disable the othesr. “Options” or “Preferences” in the browser menu allows you to avoid receiving cookies and other user tracking technologies. Alternatively, you can also refer to the section “Help” of the toolbar present in the most browsers.

What are the cookies Cookies are small text files sent to the user by the visited web site through the browser. They are stored on the computer hard disk, thus allowing to the website to recognize users and store certain information about them, in order to enable or improve the provided service, improving its overall navigation. There are different types of cookies with different specific functions: – Surf the Web; – Ensure internal security; – Administer the system; – Perform statistical analysis to understand what are the sections of the Site that are more relevant to users or offer a personalized visit of the Site. The Site uses cookies technicians and not profiling. Now, therefore it refers both to the user’s computer and to any other device that the user can use to connect to the site.

Technical cookies

Technical cookies allow the carrying out of activities related to the mere functioning of the Site. They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed by the owner or operator of the website. They can be divided into the navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas); analytics cookies, similar to the technical cookies when used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, over the number of users and how they visit the site; functionality cookies, that allow to the user the browsing in function of a set of selected criteria (e.g., language) in order to improve the service rendered to the same. The disabling of cookies may limit your ability to use the Site and to prevent from fully benefiting of features and services on the Site.

Third Party Cookies

The third-party cookies are set by a different domain than the one visited by the user. If a user visits a site and a different company sends the information using that site, in this case there is in presence of third-party cookies.

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