Cookie Policy

Full information on the use of cookies pursuant to Article 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 and the Provision of the Privacy Guarantor no. 229 of 8/5/2014

The Mario Merz Prize website uses cookies, including third-party cookies, to improve the experience of using online applications. This document provides detailed information on the use of cookies, how they are used and how to manage them.


Cookies are short fragments of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the web server to store on the client’s computer (the browser) information to be reused during the single visit to the site (session cookies) or subsequently, including after several days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, based on user preferences, by the individual browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).


2.Types of cookies

“Technical” cookies (analysis and performance). These cookies are used to collect and analyse the traffic and use of the site in an anonymous way. Even without identifying the user, these cookies for example make it possible to detect if the same user returns to connect at different times. They also allow a monitoring of the system and improve its performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be effected without any loss of functionality.

Profiling cookies. These are permanent cookies used to identify (anonymously and not) user preferences and improve their browsing experience. The Mario Merz Prize site DOES NOT USE this type of cookie.


3.Third-party cookies

By visiting a website you may receive cookies both from the visited site (owner’s) and from websites managed by other organisations (third parties). These are parts of the visited page generated directly by the aforementioned sites and integrated into the page of the host site.

3.1 Third-party cookies: social plugins

The most common use of social plugins is aimed at sharing content on social networks. The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites managed by third parties. The management of the information collected by third parties is governed by the relevant regulations to which reference should be made.

Facebook information:

Twitter information:

Google+ information:


3.2 Third-party cookies: Google Analytics

The Mario Merz Prize site uses Google Analytics cookies to monitor site usage and improve the service provided to users.

The Mario Merz Prize site uses the Google Analytics service belonging to Google, Inc. (hereinafter “Google”) to generate statistics on the use of websites; Google Analytics uses cookies (not third-party cookies) that do not store personal data. Information obtained from cookies on the use of the website by users will be transmitted by the user’s browser to Google, based at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States, and deposited on the company’s servers.

According to the current terms of service, Google will use this information, as an independent data controller, for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of the website , to compile reports on the site’s activities for the operators of the site itself and to provide other services relating to the activities of the website, to the connection methods used (mobile, PC, browser used etc.) and the methods of searching and reaching the web pages of this site. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

By using the Mario Merz Prize website, you consent to the processing of your data by Google in the manner and for the purposes indicated above.

To consult the privacy policy of y Google relating to the Google Analytics service:

To learn about Google’s privacy policy:


4.How to disable Google Analytics cookies

You can disable Google Analytics cookies by using the add-on component provided by Google for all leading browsers.

Each browser also offers methods to limit or disable cookies:

Internet Explorer


5.Third-party websites and services

The Mario Merz Prize site may contain links to other websites that have their own privacy information. The Mario Merz Prize site is not responsible for the processing of data by these sites


6.Data provided voluntarily by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of electronic mail, messages or any type of communication addressed to the destinations indicated on the sites in question involves the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address or any other personal data that will be used to respond to requests. It is assured that such processing will be based on principles of correctness, lawfulness, transparency and protection of confidentiality as indicated in Legislative Decree 196/03. Specific summary information will be progressively reported or displayed on the pages of the sites set up for particular services on request.


7.Optional supply of data

Except as specified for cookies, the user is free to provide personal data contained in the forms or forms present on the sites in question. Failure to provide such data may make it impossible to obtain what is requested.

This Privacy Policy will be subject to updates.