What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file containing a certain amount of information exchanged between a website and your computer (usually the browser) and is normally used by the owner of the website to store information necessary to improve the navigation within the site. When you visit again the same site or any other site the user’s device checks for a cookie known, so you can read the information contained therein. Different cookies contain different information and are used for different purposes (efficient navigation in the pages of the same site, analyzing the number of visits to the site, etc …).
During navigation, the user can get on his computer some cookies from third-party web server, which can reside on several elements (eg. images, maps, sounds, links to specific pages in other domains) present on the site that the user is visiting.
More generally, some cookies (called session cookies) are assigned to the user’s device for the duration of access to the site and automatically expire when browser is closed. Other cookies (defined persistent) remain in the device for a prolonged period of time.
The specific purposes of the different types of cookies installed on this site are described below.
You can disable cookies by following the information below.



Activity strictly necessary for the functioning of the service

This website uses cookies to save the user’s session and to carry out other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of the same.

Activity regarding the saving of preferences, optimization, and statistics

This website uses Cookies to save browsing preferences and to optimize the user’s browsing experience. Among these Cookies are, for example, those to set the language and the currency or for the management of first party statistics employed directly by the owner of the site.

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

Some of the services listed below collect statistics in aggregated form and may not require the consent of the user or may be managed directly by the owner – depending on how they are described – without the help of third parties. If any third party operated services are listed among the tools below, these may be used to track users’ browsing habits – in addition to the information specified herein and without the Owner’s knowledge. Please refer to the privacy policy of the listed services for detailed information.


These services allow interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this website. The interaction and information obtained by this website are always subject to the user’s privacy settings for each social network. If a service enabling interaction with social networks is installed it may still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when users do not use it.

Google Fonts (Google)

Google Fonts is a service for displaying character styles managed by Google Ireland Limited or by Google LLC (depending on the location from which the service is used) that allows this website to integrate such content within its pages.
Personal data collected: Usage data. Various types of data as specified by the privacy policy of the service.
Privacy Policy


Own site cookies (essential and others)

You can disable site essential cookies and all other cookies by disabling the switch below (except 2 from av_privacy_allow_cookies).

Specific third-party cookies and services:

You can disable the use of Google web fonts by disabling the switch below. This could heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Changes will take effect once the page is reloaded.

List of cookies used by the site, set value and short description

In addition to what is specified in this document, the user can manage preferences for cookies directly from within their own browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing them. Through the browser preferences, it is also possible to delete cookies installed in the past, including the cookies that might possibly have saved the consent for the installation of cookies by this website. It is important to note that by disabling all cookies, the functioning of this website may be compromised. users can find information about how to manage cookies in their browser at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer, Windows 10, Windows 8.1. In the case of services provided by third parties, users can exercise their right to withdraw from the tracking activity by utilizing the information provided in the third party’s privacy policy, by clicking the opt-out link – if provided – or by contacting the third party. Notwithstanding the above, the owner informs that users may take advantage of: Your Online Choices. This service allows users to select their tracking preferences for most of the advertising tools. The Owner thus recommends that users make use of this resource in addition to the information provided in this document.


Data Controller

Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:

e-Health Institute – Dr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik
Via 27 Aprile, 19/R
50129 – Florence – Italy

Data Protection Officer

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA) and believe we maintain your personal data subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you may direct questions or complaints to our supervisory authority:

Dr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik
Via 27 Aprile, 19/R
50129 – Florence – Italy




Small piece of data stored in the user’s device.

Personal data

Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

Usage data

Information collected automatically from this website (or third party services employed in this website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the users who use this website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the user, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the website) and the details about the path followed within the website with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the user’s IT environment.


The individual using this website, which must coincide with or be authorized by the data subject, to whom the personal data refer.

Data subject

The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data processor

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the data controller to process the personal data in compliance with this cookies policy.

This website

The hardware or software tool by which the personal pata of the user is collected.


This cookies statement is drawn up in fulfillment of the obligations envisaged:

Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (Text with EEA relevance)

Guidelines on the use of cookies and other tracking tools – 10 June 2021 (Published in the Official Journal of the Italian Republic No 163 of 9 July 2021)

This Cookies Policy only applies to the website.

Last revised: January 10, 2024