Cookie Policy

Cookies are text files that are created automatically and used to improve or simplify a user’s browsing experience on a website. They are a tool which is also used to understand how users browse the website.

This note contains a description of the cookies used by the website of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activitiesand the relative purposes.

This site uses:

Session/transient cookies

Session cookies are temporarily filed in the memory of the computer when a user explores a website, to keep trace of their browsing preferences, such as the language selected, and are removed as soon as the user closes the browser. The use of session cookies in this website is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) which are necessary for allowing the user to browse the website safely and efficiently.

Analytics cookies

These are cookies used to anonymously collect and analyse data on the site traffic and how the site is used. Even if they fail to identify the user, these cookies enable us to detect, for example, whether the same user returns to log on to the site at different times. They also enable the system to be monitored and improve its performances and user-friendliness. These cookies can be disabled without any loss of functionality.

Third party cookies


Profiling cookies

These are permanent cookies, used to identify the user’s preferences and improve their browsing experience. None of the users’ personal data will be purposely acquired by this website.


The user can decide whether or not to accept the cookies, by adjusting the settings of their browser:

Internet Explorer

The cookies can be restricted or blocked by changing the browser settings. Users can also remove all the cookies already present in the system. The settings must be changed separately in each browser and computer used. The procedures for restricting or blocking the cookies are described in the Guide of the browser used. To disable the cookies on a mobile phone, consult the relative user manual for additional information.

Should a user decide to disable the cookies, this will in no way affect their interaction with this website.