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Cookie policy

The UPO site makes use of the following types of cookies:

  • Technical cookies: these are necessary to enable the safe and efficient navigation of the sites; they are session or persistent cookies, in general domain cookies, such as user preference cookies and tracking cookies. The use of technical cookies is done in such a way as to avoid the use of other computer techniques potentially prejudicial to the privacy of users' browsing, as they do not allow the acquisition of personal data identifying the user.

  • Cookie analytics [Google]:in order to collect information about the number of users and how they visit the site and to process general statistics about the service and its use, UPO's institutional site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. To analyze the points of greatest interest on the sites visited by the user, Google Analytics uses cookies for statistical purposes and collects information in aggregate form only, without associating the user's browsing IP address with any other data held by Google itself. Tools have been adopted to reduce the identifying power of cookies by masking significant portions of the IP. In addition, appropriate Google Analytics settings have been enabled so that Google does not cross-reference the collected data with other information it already has. A privacy policy can be found on the Google Analytics website. The use of some of these services may also result in data being stored in countries outside Europe, and in particular in the United States, whose data protection legislation does not "adequately" guarantee the rights of European data subjects.
  • Third-party profiling cookies: on some pages linking to social networks and other multimedia applications, other third-party cookies may be set that are able to monitor the browser and create a profile of the visitor's interests. This may affect what is displayed when browsing other sites. These cookies may also result in data being transferred to countries outside Europe and, in particular, to the United States.
    In particular, updated links to the cookie policies are listed below, also in order to be able to disable the relevant cookies installed and know in detail the retention times.

Browsing the UPO website implies acceptance of the terms of use, including cookie-related features that can be disabled using the specific options present in the various types of browsers.

How to disable cookies (opt-out)

Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can reject them. If you do not wish to receive or store cookies, you can change the security settings of your browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari Opera, etc...). Each browser has different procedures for managing settings.

Normally, it is necessary to access the "options/settings/advanced preferences" section of the browser and here access a section entitled "Privacy/Security/Data." Depending on the browser, you can block all cookies, choose to block only third-party cookies, or even have the cookies deleted when you close the browser.

14 June 2022