Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes management of this Site, as regards the copyright, processing of personal data and the use of cookies, in compliance with: D.Lgs. n. 196/03; Direttiva 95/46/CE – del 24 ottobre 1995 relativa alla “tutela delle persone fisiche con riguardo al trattamento dei dati personali, nonché alla libera circolazione di tali dati”; Direttiva 2002/58/CE – relativa al “trattamento dei dati personali e alla tutela della vita privata nel settore delle comunicazioni elettroniche”; Provvedimento n. 229 dell’8 maggio 2014 del Garante della Privacy.


The website contents are protected under copyright law. For profit-making business it is allowed to use, copy and distribute documents and related images available on this site only prior permission of FORLAB. The copyright notes, authors where indicated, or the information source must be cited in all cases in publications produced and disseminated in any form.

Use of the site and access to external sites/application services

Links to external sites/application services are provided as support for users, excluding any liability for the completeness and correctness of the information they provided and treated, as well as any problems that may arise due to the use of external sites/services.

Type of processed data and processing purpose

Navigation data

The information systems and software procedures used to operate this web site acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols. Such information is not collected to be associated to identified subjects, however it might allow user identification, after being processed and matched with data held by third parties. This data category includes IP addresses or the domain names of computers used by any user connecting with this web site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, time of request, the method used to submit the request to the server, returned file size, the numerical code indicating the status of the server response (successful, error, etc.), and other parameters related to operating system and computer environment of the user. These data are used only to obtain anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its correct functioning and they are deleted immediately after being processed. The data might be used to ascertain responsibility in case computer crimes are committed against the website; except for this circumstance, data on web contacts are not stored.


Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on computer or mobile device of the user that uniquely identify browser or device he is using. Cookies allow a site/service to know if computer/device has visited that site/service before. Cookies can be used to help understand how the site/service is being used, to allow navigation between pages efficiently, to remember preferences, and generally to improve user browsing experience.

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This Site uses cookies to: a) authentication and management of a browsing session (e.g., to identify and validate the user for access to the form Contact); b) safety purposes (e.g., to take account of the number of login failures by identifying possible abuses in authentication); c) the user interface (e.g., to record the preferences expressed by the user such as language); d) a better usability of the site and its audio-visual content (e.g., through the execution of programs like player); e) the correct operation of the connection (e.g., directing user requests to different servers).

This Site allows the transmission to the user terminal of third-party cookies, identifiable in the area of “social”, but it does not have control and access to information provided/acquired, as their operation is the responsibility of third parties. For these cookies, it is possible to access to the information and consensus acquisition modules of third-party, as follows:

User has the possibility to manage preferences for cookies through the functionality in common browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Crome, Apple Safari), which allow you to delete/remove cookies (all or some) or to change browser settings so as to block the sending of cookies or limit it to specific sites. You can learn how to configure the browser settings through the web pages of “Support” of the above browsers.
Disabling cookies does not preclude the use of the Site services, but when all cookies are deleted/blocked some operations may not be completed or could be more complex and/or less secure.

Data provided voluntarily by users

When the user connected to this site sends her/his personal data to access certain services or to make requests through e-mail, this involves the acquisition of the email and/or any other personal data of the user: such data will be processed only to respond to the request, i.e., for the provision of the service. Personal information provided by users will be communicated to third parties only if it is necessary to comply with the user requests.

Processing arrangements

Personal data are processed with automated/manual means for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data were collected and in compliance with current regulations. Apart from that specified for navigation data, user is free to provide their personal data. Their absence can only make impossible to fulfill the request. The user can exercise the expected rights (ask for the origin of the data, correction, updating or integration of inaccurate or incomplete data, or the cancellation or blocking of data handled in violation of the law, or oppose to their use for legitimate reasons) in compliance with Article 7 of the Code regarding the protection of personal data, by contacting the site for free.

This document (updated on 14/09/2016) is the “Privacy Policy” of this Site that may be, at any time, subject to updating.