Informative report about the use of cookies

In accordance with the provision of the Guarantor for the Protection of Personal Data (hereinafter, the “Guarantor”) of 8 May 2014, establishing the simplified procedures for the information and the acquisition of consent for the use of cookies (hereinafter , the “Cookies Provision“), the A.R.E.M. Srl – with registered office in  Via Molo Giano Box 23 – 16128 Genova – Porto, P. IVA 00246230106 and registered in the Company Registry Office of Genova, REA no. 156410, intends to inform the user of the following.

The website uses cookies and similar technologies to ensure the proper functioning of the procedures and improve the experience of using on line applications. This document provides detailed information on the use of cookies and similar technologies, on how they are used on and on how to manage them.


Cookies are short fragments of text (letters and/or numbers) that allow the web server to store information on the client (the browser) to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even few days after (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, based on user preferences, by the single browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, transparent GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, can be used to collect information on user behavior and the use of services.
Later in this document we will refer to cookies and all similar technologies by simply using the term “cookie”.

Types of cookies

Based on the characteristics and use of cookies, we can distinguish several categories:

  •  Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential to carry out activities requested by the user. For example, to store information provided by the user while browsing the site or to manage the “login” status during the visit.
  •  Analysis and performance cookies. Those are cookies used to collect and analyze the traffic and use of the site anonymously. These cookies, even without identifying the user, allow, for example, to detect if the same user returns to log in at different times. They also allow monitoring the system and improvement of its performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be performed without any loss of functionality.
  • Profiling cookies. These are permanent cookies used to identify (anonymously and not) the user’s preferences and to improve his browsing experience. The website does not use this type of cookies.

Third party cookies

By visiting a website you can receive cookies both from the visited site (“owners”), and from sites managed by other organizations (“third parties”).

Google Analytics

The site also includes certain components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Again, these are third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookie).
Google Analytics uses “cookies” to collect and analyze anonymous information on the behavior of use of the site (the user’s IP address has been made anonymous by following the procedure made available by Google This information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes it for the purpose of drawing up reports for A.R.E.M. Srl operators concerning the activities on the websites themselves. This site does not use (and does not allow third parties to use) the Google analysis tool to monitor or collect personal identification information. Google does not associate the IP address with any other data held by Google nor seeks to connect an IP address with the identity of a user. Google can also communicate this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google.
For more information, please refer to the link below: user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing the opt-out component provided by Google on his own browser. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:


The site also includes some videos from Vimeo, find below the list of cookies used:

player – Duration 1 year
_utma – Duration 2 years
_utmb – Duration 30 minutes
_utmt_player – Duration 1 hour
_utmz – Duration 6 months
vuid – Duration 2 years

These cookies allow videos embedded by Vimeo to function properly.

Google Maps

The site also includes some cookies from Google Maps, find below the list:

APISID – Duration 2 years
HSID – Duration 2 years
NID – Duration 6 months
OGP – Duration 1 month
PREF – Duration 2 years
SAPISID – Duration 2 years
SID – Duration 2 years
SSID – Duration 2 years

Management of cookies

The user can decide whether or not to accept cookies using the settings of his browser.
Warning: the total or partial disabling of technical cookies can compromise the use of the site features reserved for registered users. On the contrary, the usability of public content is also possible by completely disabling cookies.
Disabling “third party” cookies does not affect browsing in any way.
The setting can be defined specifically for the different websites and web applications. Furthermore, the best browsers allow you to define different settings for “proprietary” and “third party” cookies.
As an example, in Firefox, through the menu Tools-> Options -> Privacy, you can access a control panel where you can define whether or not to accept the different types of cookies and proceed with their removal.

Internet Explorer: