Cookie Policy for the website

This website uses cookies. We use cookies for statistical purposes on site usage. We also share information about the use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners, who may combine it with other information you provide or collected from your use of their services.

This Cookie Policy is linked to our website's Privacy Policy, which can be read here:

1. What are cookies? | Cookies on this site | Consent

Cookies are small text files that websites visited by users send to their devices, where they are stored and then transmitted back to the same websites on the next visit. Cookies are used for different purposes, have different characteristics and can be used by the Data Controller of the website you are visiting, or by third parties. For more information on cookies, please visit

Below you will find all the information about the cookies installed through this website and the necessary information on how to manage your preferences about them. Applicable law provides that we may store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this website. To install all other types of cookies and process personal data collected through them, we need your consent. Please note that if provided, your consent applies to the following domain :

1.1. Activities strictly necessary to ensure the functioning of this website and the provision of the service

This website uses cookies commonly referred to as "technical" or other similar tracking tools to perform activities strictly necessary to ensure the functioning or provision of the service.

Consent management

This type of service enables this website to register and manage consents in relation to privacy and data collection.

  • Iubenda - Consent and Cookie Solution

    Iubenda's Consent and Cookie Solution allows the Data Controller to collect and save users' preferences regarding the processing of personal data and in particular the use of cookies and other tracking tools on this website.

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1.2. Other activities involving the use of tracking tools


This website uses tracking tools to improve the quality of the user experience and enable interactions with external content, networks and platforms.

Displaying content from external platforms

This type of service (Widget) allows users to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this website and interact with them. This type of service may nevertheless collect data on web traffic related to the pages where the service is installed, even when users do not use it.

  • Youtube Widget

    The YouTube widget is a video content display service operated by Google that enables this website to integrate such content into its pages.

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This website uses tracking tools to measure traffic and analyse user behaviour to improve the service.

  • Matomo (self-hosted)

    Matomo is a statistical software used by this website to analyse data directly and without the help of third parties.

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2. Identity and contacts of the Data Controller | Contacts of the Data Protection Officer

The entity that determines the purposes and means of this processing of personal data Società Editrice del Corriere del Ticino SA, a company under Swiss law with registered office at Via Industria, 6933 Muzzano, Switzerland, VAT No. CHE-387.622.576, represented by the persons entitled to sign in accordance with the entries in the Cantonal Commercial Register (hereinafter also referred to as "Data Controller" or "Company" or "we"). The contact information of the Data Controller is as follows: [email protected].

Data Protection Officer

The company has appointed the Data Protection Officer (DPO). Contact information: [email protected].

3. Examples of similar technologies

Tracking users' online browsing can also be done with technologies similar to cookies. The following are some examples.


It is a technology used to optimize browsing, which does not collect data on the preferences manifested by the user (e.g., it stores a code that identifies the user's session after login, to avoid the user having to enter username and password on each profile page in accessing restricted areas).

Tracking pixel

Also known as "Tracking code", it is precisely a small portion of code that is released by some systems for the purpose of being implemented in others to track some data related to the user and his or her browsing session or email opening, in a way that is totally transparent to the user. The data that is tracked can be as diverse as the day and time, geographic location, type of device adopted for browsing, up to and including in the most complex tracking pixels to monitor the value spent on a purchase order and other useful information for the marketing departments of the companies that use them.


It is a program that interacts with another program to expand or extend its original functionality. The most commonly used plugins are the social network plugins, which for example allow the user to follow a social page or profile with one click, to indicate with one click that they liked a web content and share it on their social network profile, etc.


It is a graphical user interface component of a program, which is intended to make it easier for the user to interact with the program. The most commonly used widgets are social network widgets, which allow users to easily open social networks in a separate browser window.

These services enable interactions with social networks, or other external platforms, directly from the pages of a site. Any interaction and information captured by the website are subject to the privacy settings of the third party that created the aforementioned technologies. To receive detailed information regarding the use of personal data processed when you use these technologies, please visit the websites of the third party operators of the aforementioned technologies.

4. Cookie management

Remember that you can also manage your cookie preferences through your browser. If you do not know the type and version of browser you are using, click on "Help" in the browser window at the top, from which you can access all the information you need. If, on the other hand, you do know your browser, click on the one you are using to access the cookie management page. Users can, for example, find information on how to manage cookies in some of the most popular browsers at the following addresses:

5. Additional Information | Changes | Updates

We do not sell any personal data that we process.

The Data Controller reserves the right to revise, update, add or delete any part of this policy at its discretion and at any time. In case of changes, the date of update will be indicated.

Date of last update: 21 October 2023