Cookie policy

Policy last update: November 6th 2016

Cookie definition

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at:
www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu
For a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.
They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Site areas definition

  1. Portal: the homepage, located at

    and all of its subpages located as

  2. Board: url starting with
  3. Download area: url starting with
  4. Blog: urls starting with
  5. CMS: all other URLS

Technical cookies (and 1st party cookies)

Portal, board and download area:

There are three technical cookies in order to mantain the guest user_id, the sid (session_id) and the site path. You will have a double set of them (one for the main board and the portal, the other one for the download area only) and there are two links to drop all of them in the pages footer.

Please note that logged in users deleting cookies will have to repeat their login.

CMS and blog

There are technical cookies, and they are used only when you post comments (for blog only).

3rd party cookies

Traffic related cookies

  • CloudFlare, enabled “ex officio” by the webhost on May 23rd 2013 05:28 UTC+2 for security reasons.
  • Altervista cookies, web host ones

They are 3rd party cookies

Analytics cookies

They are 3rd party cookies

They are used for stats only

Social networks

  • Twitter (cookie policy)
  • various sharing button (twitter, facebook, reddit, tumblr, delicious, digg, google bokmarks, google+, Pinterest, StumbleUpon), managed via Shareaholic interface (privacy policy) only on CMS and blog

Ad networks

They are used for delivering you the ads.

Web beacons

Statistic beacons

In order to track you better 😀
It’s a little beacon that might be injected by jetpack.me on blog and CMS only (privacy policy)

Ad related cookies management

As a further ad management tool, you might go here
www.youronlinechoices.com, select your country and set your options.

Who to contact

Are you severely concerned about your privacy?
You might simply run away.
Or you might follow these instructions for further contact:

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