This Cookie Notice, which is an integral part of the website’s Privacy Notice, has been written in accordance with Article 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 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 (“GDPR”). It tells users of this website how and why their personal data is collected and processed via cookies when they access the website.

1. Who processes your data

The Controller for your data is Healthcare Network Partners Italy S.r.l., a private limited company with its registered address at Via Nazario Sauro 8, Bologna, Italy and VAT number 06671690482. You can contact the Data Controller by writing to

2. What cookies are

Cookies are small text files that are stored by a website in the temporary memory of your browser (and therefore on the device that you use to access the website, such as your PC, tablet or smartphone). Cookies allow information about your preferences to be recorded temporarily, and they also make it quicker and easier for you to browse the site you are visiting.

3. Different types of cookie

There are various types of cookie, depending on where the cookie comes from, what its function or purpose is, and how long it is stored for.

In terms of where they come from, cookies can be:

  • first-party, i.e. set directly by our website;
  • third-party, i.e. originally from other websites and set by our website.

In terms of the information they record and their purpose, cookies can be:

  • technical navigation cookies, used to browse the website or provide a service requested by the user. These cookies ensure the website works properly and make it more secure, and they are not used for any other purpose;
  • technical functionality cookies, used to make the site more functional for the user and personalize their browsing experience. For example, these cookies can be used to remember which language the user has chosen;
  • analytical cookies, used to collect data and statistics on visitor behaviour and how visitors use the site. For example, they can provide information on how many people access the site, which pages are viewed most often, where visitors come from, and other aspects of how the website’s content is used;
  • profiling cookies, used to track users as they browse the web and create profiles based on their likes, habits and choices. The information in these cookies can then be used to target adverts displayed on the user’s device, for example, based on the preferences they have expressed through browsing.

Cookies can be:

  • session cookies, which remain in the system only for the length of the browsing session, until the browser used to access the site is closed;
  • persistent cookies, which may be stored for a longer period of time, typically until they expire.

4. Types of cookie used by this website

This website stores first-party technical and analytical cookies on your device. You can find all the key details of this below.

Technical cookies

This site uses technical cookies to make the website operational by enabling basic functions such as page navigation. The website would not work properly without these cookies.

Under current legislation, these cookies may be set without your prior consent. The legal basis for this is the legitimate interest of the Controller in carrying out its business activities, including making its website easy for visitors to use.

Analytical cookies

Under current legislation, anonymous analytical cookies may be set without your prior consent. The legal basis for this is the legitimate interest of the Controller in carrying out its business activities, including making its website easy for visitors to use. Non-anonymous cookies may be set on the legal basis of consent, if you have given your consent by ticking the appropriate box on the website banner. At any time, you can withdraw any consent you may have given by disabling cookies (see point 6).

5. How to manage cookies

You can prevent our website from setting and using cookies at any time by clicking on Change consent or Withdraw consent under point 4 or by disabling cookies in your browser settings. The following links give instructions on how to manage cookies in the main browsers (links are up to date at the time of writing the Cookie Policy): Google Chrome (, Safari (, Microsoft Edge (, Mozilla Firefox (

Remember that if you disable cookies, the website might not work properly.

6. How to prevent cookies being set

Cookies are usually set automatically by browsers. You can prevent cookies being set by disabling them in your browser settings. The following links explain the settings in the main browsers: Google Chrome (, Safari (, Microsoft Edge (, Mozilla Firefox (

7. Transfers of data collected via cookies

This website does not transmit the personal data it collects via cookies to third parties.

8. Transfers of data abroad

Your data that we collect via cookies is not transferred outside the European Union. In any case, please be assured that we evaluate the impact of data transfers and, where applicable, we adopt the most appropriate safeguards (such as adequacy decisions or standard contractual clauses).

9. Your rights

For personal data processed via cookies, you have the right of access and, in some cases, the right to rectification, right to erasure, right to restrict processing and right to object to processing. If you have given your consent, you also have the right to withdraw this. For further details, please refer to Articles 15–22 of Regulation (EU) 679/2016. You can exercise your rights by contacting the Controller.

10. How to make a complaint

If you feel that your rights have been infringed, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Italian Data Protection Authority as indicated at or with the data protection authority for your country .

11. Changes and updates

This notice is updated periodically. It was last updated on 1 July 2023.