Cookies are unique identifiers, generally composed of small strings of text or code. As a rule, cookies are stored on your device or in your browser, and send certain information to the party that sent the cookie. When we talk about cookies, we refer in reality to a wider range of technologies rather than only to cookies, including web beacons, clear gifs, pixels and other similar technologies. When we talk about proprietary cookies, we mean cookies sent by CNR-IFN. When we talk about third party cookies, we mean cookies sent by third parties unrelated to CNR-IFN.

Cookies are used to better understand how applications and websites work and to optimize online and mobile experiences. Cookies do this by allowing the party that sends the cookie to analyze the performance of a website or a mobile app, to identify certain users anonymously and remember their preferences, to better understand if a computer or device (and probably its user) has already visited a website and to provide personalized advertising.

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Our Site mainly uses the following types of cookies:
a) Operationally necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to the working of our site. They allow you to navigate and use our site. If you disable these cookies, the site will not function properly.
b) Performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the site and monitor the performance of the site. For example, performance cookies tell us which pages are popular, monitor traffic to our site and compile analytical information anonymously. Performance cookies can also be used to identify and correct operational problems with the site.
c) Functional cookies
These cookies are used to recognize and remember your preferences. This site offers services of email inquiries (Library Facilities) and when data is sent through a form as those found in the pages of the Library Facilities cookie can be set to remember your user information for future correspondence.
Third Party Cookies
In some cases we also use cookies provided by third parties, for example in downloading movies, texts in the Focus in the case of News, Events, Conferences. We have no control over or access to third party advertising cookies or the information contained in them. The third handle all the information collected through cookies placed by them in accordance with their own privacy policies.

We hope we have clearly described the use of cookies on this site, to help you determine if there are cookies that you consider more or less safe while using our site. However, if you still need more information you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.