ISPRA  National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research
National System for Environmental Protection

Istituto Superiore per la Protezione
e la Ricerca Ambientale



The Italian Higher Institute for Environmental Research and Protection (from now on "ISPRA"), as Data Controller, provides below the information on the processing of the data of users who visit the site (from now on the "Site") according to art.13 and 14 of the EU Regulation n.2016/679 concerning the protection of individuals concerning the processing of personal data, as well as the free circulation of such data (from now on "Regulation").

To this end, this policy describes how the Site is managed about the subjects who visit it.

This information is provided only for the Site mentioned above and not for the websites of other subjects that the user could consult through links published here.

For anything not specifically mentioned in this page please refer to


Data Controller

The Data Controller is Istituto Superiore per la Ricerca e la Protezione Ambientale, headquartered in via Vitaliano Brancati 48 00144 Rome, Italy, VAT N.10125211002.


Data provided by users/visitors

The Site acquires no personal data.


Cookies policy

ISPRA collects technical information relating to the navigation data of the users of the Site.

In particular, the IT and telematic systems and the software procedures used to operate the Site acquire some data during their regular operation, the transmission of which is implicit in the use of web communication protocols or is helpful for better management and optimization of the system.

These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the Site to check its correct functioning.

A cookie is a short string of text sent to the user's browser and possibly saved on the user's computer; such sending generally occurs every time you visit a website.

Each cookie is unique concerning the browser and the device used to access the Site; in general, the purpose of cookies is to improve the functioning of the Site and the user's experience in using it. ISPRA does not use cookies to transmit information of a personal nature; Cookies are used in an aggregate way and do not lead back to the user's identity but allow to observe the browsing habits of the Site visitor for the sole purpose of improving the service offered and making browsing safer and more efficient.


System cookies and technical cookies

"Technical Cookies" are cookies that have the function of making possible the best quality of use of the website based on the characteristics of the browser used on the computer or on any other tool to access the Internet.

These cookies allow the user to browse the Site and use its functions; without these cookies, the dynamic pages of the Site cannot function.

ISPRA does not always define these cookies, but they are generated and used automatically by the software platforms used in some cases.

However, they are intended for the sole purpose of the general operation of the Site.

Note: advertising cookies are also known as "profiling cookies", are not used.

How to disable cookies from your browser

Visitors can change their browser settings to inhibit cookies or be alerted that cookies are sent to their device.

The visitor can refer to the instruction manual or the help screen of his browser to find out how to adjust or change the settings of his browser.

If you choose to disable all cookies, the necessary, functional and performance cookies will also be blocked, which could cause inconvenience to navigation on the Site.

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Via Vitaliano Brancati, 48 - 00144 Roma, Italy



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