Users may browse this website without providing any personal data, although such information will be required in order to access specific services. The Bank will treat all personal data explicitly requested in accordance with the law on privacy, Legislative Decree 196, 30 June 2003. Such data will be processed only for the time strictly necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was requested. Users may verify the accuracy of such data at any time and exercise all other rights granted under the terms of Articles 7 ff. of Legislative Decree 196 above.

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What are cookies?

Cookies are short strings of code that websites you visit send to your browser (i.e. Firefox or Internet Explorer), which saves them and transmits them back to the same websites when you next visit. Your browser may also store cookies from other websites, known as third-party cookies.

This website uses strictly necessary cookies and third-party cookies.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are required for the operation of the website and fall into the following categories:

  • Browser cookies remember the choices you make and enhance your experience of the site. They do not collect information for commercial purposes and are necessary in order to provide certain services.
  • Analytical cookies collect anonymous and non-individual information on how visitors use the website; for instance, the number of visits and of pages visited and the length of time spent on the website.
  • Functionality cookies are used to provide specific services, such as the choice of language between Italian and English. All the information is anonymous.

You do not need to opt in for cookies to be installed and used, but you can choose to disable them on your browser. If you do, some parts of this website may not work.

Third-party cookies

Some parts of our website (videos and photographs) are located on separate platforms (Youtube/Google). These third parties may use cookies to collect information even about visitors who are not using their service. The Bank of Italy does not have access to the information stored and processed separately by the managers of these platforms. For further information about how the information they collect is used, please read their own Privacy Policy.

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How to manage cookies on your browser

Users can set their cookie preferences on their browser, for example in such a way as to disable third-party cookies. The preferences section will also allow you to delete existing cookies. However, if you disable all cookies, the website may not work as well as before. You can find information about how to manage cookies on your browser by clicking on any of the following: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari or Microsoft Windows Explorer.

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