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This privacy policy is compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Italian Personal Data Protection Code (Legislative decree no. 196/2003 and its amendments), and applies to those who access the EoCoE institutional website at

This privacy notice solely applies to the afore-mentioned website and does not cover any other websites, that can be accessed by clicking on their respective links.



The holder of data processing relating to identified or identifiable individuals visiting this website is ENEA – Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development – having its headquarters in Lungotevere G.A. Thaon di Revel n. 76, 00196 Rome (Italy).

Each time personal data are collected in this website sections, or in other websites directly linked to it,  the holder of data processing will be indicated respectively.

The following e-mail address is activated for every message:



2.1. Browsing information

The IT systems and the application software dedicated to run this website detect some information (implicitly transmitted as per the Internet communication protocols) that are not associated with users who are directly identifiable.

This information includes IP addresses of users connecting to the website, URIs (Uniform Resource Identifier) of the requested resources, time of the query, method used to query the server, size of the post-query file, number code of server reply status (successful, error, etc.), and other parameters on the operating system and the user’s software platform.

This information is solely processed for the time necessary to get statistical information in the anonymous form on the use of this website and to control if it works properly.


2.2. Registration information provided by users

All information provided by users upon registration (Name, Surname, Username, Password, E-mail address, Institution/Organization) are held by ENEA until connection to the site is ended.


2.3. Cookie policy

What is a cookie and what is it for?

A cookie is a small file that is sent to the browser and saved on the user’s device (PC, Tablet etc.) when you access and use the website (hereinafter also referred to as “Website”).

Cookies allow an efficient operation of the Website and improve its performance, including through the collection and analysis of aggregate information, which allow the Website operator to understand how to improve the Website’s structure and sections. Using cookies it is also possible to collect information for statistical purposes, mainly to personalise the user’s browsing experience, remembering their preferences (e.g. language, currency etc.).

Cookies are classified according to their duration and the website that set them, so different cookies are used depending on the individual purposes.

What cookies do we use?

Technical cookies

Technical cookies can be divided into browsing or session cookies, which guarantee normal browsing and use of the Website (e.g. coordinating the modules that make up the pages of the Website or correlating the pages visited to the same working session), and analytical cookies, similar to technical cookies only if used for optimising the Website directly by the website operator (so-called first-party analytical cookies), who may collect aggregate information on the number of users and how they visit the Website (e.g. to compile statistics on the most-visited pages, to collect aggregate data on visits by operating system, browser etc.).

Session cookies

Use of session cookies is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of server-generated random numbers) and software usage data necessary to allow secure, efficient navigation of the website: session variables (so-called cookies) can avoid the use of computer techniques that are potentially detrimental to the confidentiality of user navigation and do not allow the acquisition of identifying personal data. Session cookies are not stored permanently on the user’s device (PC, Tablet etc.), but rather are recorded locally for periods of time established according to the session variables (whose values stored on the device’s hard disk can still be deleted; you can also disable cookies by following the instructions provided by the main browsers).  Session cookies remain stored on the device for a short period of time and are then deleted when the web browser is closed.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies save a file in the memory of your device (PC, Tablet etc.) for a long period of time. This type of cookie has an expiration date. Persistent cookies allow websites to remember information and settings at subsequent visits by users, thus making browsing more convenient and faster. When the cookie expires, it is automatically deleted the next time you log on to the website that created it.


Third-party cookies

Third-party cookies are set by a website other than the one you are visiting and reside on servers other than the one you are visiting. Therefore, the use of data collected by these external operators through cookies is subject to their respective privacy policies.

For more information about how Google cookies are used and managed in the user’s browser, consult the Google cookie policy at the following link

While browsing this website, the user may also receive cookies on his/her device that are sent to interact directly with social platforms.

The website incorporates Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram buttons and widgets.

The owner of the Website does not have access to the data that are thus collected and processed independently by the operators of social network platforms.

For more information on how the data collected by social networks (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc.) are processed, please refer to the privacy policies of those services.

Details of the cookies used

The explanation below provides more detail on the cookies used on our website and their purposes.

Necessary (2)

The necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as browsing the page and accessing the secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

CONSENT Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is required for the website’s GDPR compliance. 2 years HTTP Cookie
ginger-cookie Allows the possible blocking of Google analytics, Google Map and other third-party cookies. Persistent HTTP Cookie


Social (9)


Cookies for social networks are used to monitor website visitors. The intent is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user.


VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Try to estimate the user’s connection speed on pages with embedded YouTube videos 179 days HTML Cookie
YSC Register a unique ID for statistics related to which YouTube videos have been viewed by the user Session HTTP Cookie
yt-remote-cast-available Stores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video. Session HTTP Cookie
yt-remote-cast-installed Stores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video. Session HTTP Cookie
yt-remote-device-id Stores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video. Persistent HTTP Cookie
yt-remote-connected-devices Stores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video. Persistent Pixel Cookie
yt-remote-fast-check-period Stores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video. Session HTTP Cookie
yt-remote-session-app Stores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video. Session HTTP Cookie
yt-remote-session-name Stores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video. Session HTTP Cookie


Detailed information on third-party cookies used on the website is provided, as well as the links through which the user can receive more information and request deactivation of cookies.

  • Google Analytics
  • Social Buttons

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is used on the website.

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) which uses cookies that are stored on your device with which it collects user personal data. Google uses this information to allow statistical analysis in aggregate form for the purpose of tracking and examining your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities for website operators and providing other services related to website activities and internet use.

Data generated by Google Analytics are stored by Google as detailed in the Policy available at the following link

To view the privacy policy of Google Inc., the independent data controller of the processing of data relating to the Google Analytics service, please refer to the website

The link is for a browser add-on that can deactivate Google Analytics.

Social network buttons and widgets

Social buttons are the ones on the website that depict social network icons (e.g. Facebook and Twitter) and that allow users who are browsing to interact directly with social platforms with a click.

Social buttons that track users are not used on the website, but only links that refer to the Owner’s accounts on the social networks depicted. Below are the links where the user can read the privacy policies relating to the management of data by Social Networks

How long do we keep your data?

The data are kept for the amount of time indicated in the table above. In order to complete statistical processing, the data for analytical purposes (statistics) are kept in aggregate form for a further two months (for a total of 26 months).

The browsing data collected by the website are kept for the time necessary to allow the browsing of the website itself and in any case for the time specified in the table above.

How can I disable cookies?

Most browsers are configured to accept, control or even disable cookies through their settings. Please note, however, that disabling technical cookies, even partially, could compromise the operation of the Website and/or limit its functionality.

In contrast, disabling third-party cookies does not affect navigability in any way.

Below are the links to the instructions provided by the main browsers for managing the settings on the installation of cookies:



Internet Explorer:



Microsoft Edge:


Except for what specified above about browsing information, users can choose whether to enter or not data on the forms available on the website; yet all data indicated as mandatory on the web forms must be provided, otherwise the Agency will not be able to supply the users the requested services.



Personal data are mainly processed by automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected, pursuant to the Italian Personal Data Protection Code (Legislative Decree no. 196/2003) and GDPR. The Agency implements all security provisions set forth in the Italian Personal Data Protection Code and GDPR to protect the collected data, in order to prevent them from being lost, stolen, illegally accessed, used or misused.



At any time users can exercise their rights set out in the Italian Personal Data Protection Code (Legislative Decree no. 196/2003) and GDPR to receive confirmation on the existence of their personal data, to get information about their content and source, verify they are correct, ask for their rectification, updating and possible integration. As per the same code, users have the right to ask for their data cancellation, modification in the anonymous form or blocking of all information illegally processed. Nevertheless, they have also the right to object, for legitimate reasons, to the processing of their personal data.



This website’s Privacy Policy may change from time to time by updating this page. Users are therefore invited to regularly read its content.