Cookie Policy

To make this Web site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your computer or mobile device. Most Web sites do this.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a Web site saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Web site. It enables the Web site to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the Web site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

A number of our pages can use cookies to remember: your display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size; if you have agreed (or not) to our use of cookies on this Web site. Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the Web site to work, but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but, if you do that, some features of this Web site may not work as intended. The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

Do we use other cookies?

Some of our pages may use additional or different cookies to the ones described above. If so, the details of these cookies will be provided in their specific cookies notice page. You may be asked for your agreement to store these cookies.

How to control cookies?

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish (for details, please see the section How to manage and delete cookies of the Pinsent Masons Web site, which contains the links to the sections dedicated to Cookies mangement and removal in the most common Web browsers). You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer or mobile device and you can set most Web browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a Web site and some services and functionalities may not work.

Extended information on cookies

Cookies consist of portions of code installed in the Web browser that assist the owner in providing the service according to the purposes described. Some of the purposes of installing cookies may also require the user’s consent.

Technical cookies

Technical cookies are used for the sole purpose of providing the services offered by the Web site. The user’s prior consent is not required for their installation.

Activities strictly necessary for operation

This Web site uses cookies to save the user’s session and to perform other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of the Web site itself.

Basic interactions and functionalities

This Web site uses cookies to perform basic interactions and functionalities limited to the management of contact requests. Those who fill in the contact Web form are expressly required to consent to the saving of the data entered and to their use for contact purposes by ticking the authorization option before sending their request.

Other types of cookies or third-party tools that could use them

Some of the services listed below collect statistics in an aggregate form and may not require the user’s consent or may be managed directly by the owner – depending on what is described – without the help of third parties. If among the tools indicated below there were services managed by third parties, these ones could – in addition to what is specified and also without the owner’s knowledge – perform user tracking activities. For detailed information on the matter, it is advisable to consult the privacy policies of the services listed, which this Web site may use in the future.


Twitter is owned and operated by Twitter Inc. (“Twitter”). Twitter uses cookies and other similar technologies, such as pixels or local storage, to provide a more efficient, faster and safer experience.
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Facebook and Instagram

Facebook Products – including Facebook and Instagram – are owned and operated by Facebook Inc. (“Facebook”). Such products use cookies to provide, protect and improve their services, for example by customizing contents, showing tailored advertisements and providing a safer experience. On 28th October 2021, at Connect 2021, Mark Zuckerberg (CEO) introduced Meta Platforms Inc. (“Meta”), which brings together the apps and technologies of the Facebook company under one new company brand. Consequently, references to Facebook Products are references to Meta Products. However, the change of the company name does not affect the way in which data is used and shared: the products offered are the same and the Data Policy and Terms of Service remain in effect.
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YouTube and Google Maps

Additional Google Services – including YouTube and Google Maps – are service offered by Google LLC (“Google”) and its affiliates. The information Google collects, and how that information is used, depends on how you use its services and how you manage your privacy controls. When you are not signed in to a Google Account, Google stores the information it collects with unique identifiers tied to the browser, application or device you’re using. This helps Google to do things like maintaining your language preferences across browsing sessions. When you are signed in to a Google Account, Google also collects information it store with your Google Account and treats them as personal information.
Privacy Policy | How Google uses cookies


LinkedIn is owned and operated by LinkedIn Corporation (“LinkedIn”), the leader of professional social networks. LinkedIn uses cookies and similar technologies, such as pixels, local storage and mobile ad IDs, to collect and use data as part of its services. In December 2016 LinkedIn was acquired by Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”), the world leader in enterprise cloud services.
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Control of the installation of cookies by the user

In addition to what is indicated in this document, users can manage cookie preferences directly in their Web browser and prevent, for instance, that third parties can install cookies. Through the Web browser preferences it is also possible to delete the cookies installed in the past, including the cookie in which the consent to the installation of cookies from this Web site has eventually been saved.

Responsibility for the personal data processing

The organization responsible for personal data processing is the Institute for Computational Linguistics “A. Zampolli” (“CNR-ILC”) of the National Research Council of Italy (“CNR”), which holds the role of ELRA Liaison Representative within the Board of the ELRA/ISCA Special Interest Group on Under-Resourced Languages (“SIGUL”) and is responsible for the design, development, management, maintenance and hosting of the Web site dedicated to the group.