Cookie Policy

What are cookies?
Cookies are lines of text used to perform automatic authentication, session tracking and storing information on specific users who access a website or, in the case of purchases via the Internet, the content of their "shopping carts".

In detail, cookies are text strings of small size sent from a server to the User's browser and then sent back to the server (without change) every time the user accesses the same portion of the same web domain.
Why do we use cookies?
Cookies are used to improve the browsing experience:
  • they store settings in order not to force you to re-enter them every time you visit a new page;
  • measuring your use of the website to ensure that it meets your needs.
Our cookies are not used to identify you personally. Their use is aimed at improving the functioning of the site for you: you can, in fact, manage and / or delete them as you wish.
How we use cookies?
Below is the information needed to identify cookies installed, their function and their duration on your device. 
Cookie namePurposeFirst part/Third partDurationOther information
cookie_conferma_cookie_[+ site name]TechnicalFirst10 daysTracking of preference on cookies
sf-trckngckieTechnicalFirst6 months persistent 
portalRegistrationFromEventTechnicalFirst1 hourForm registration
portalNavigationTechnicalFirst1 hourNavigation tracking
sf-trckngckieTechnicalFirst6 months persistent
sf-data-intell-subjectTechnicalFirst1 year persistent
calculatorTechnicalFirst1 hour 
portalLoginStatusTechnicalFirst1 hourLogin error
mymapeiappcookie_[+ site name]TechnicalFirst1 hourMyMapei URL
.AspNet.CookiesTechnicalFirst8 hours
_gaTechnicalFirst2 years
_gatTechnicalFirst1 day
_gidTechnicalFirst1 day

Analytics tracking cookies (Google)

The analytics.js JavaScript library is part of Universal Analytics and uses first-party cookies to:

  • Distinguish unique users
  • Throttle the request rate

By default, this library sets cookies on the domain specified in the browser property and sets the cookie path to the root level (/). 
Note: The analytics.js library does not require setting cookies to transmit data to Google Analytics.

This library sets the following cookies: 

Cookie nameExpiration timeDescription
_ga2 yearsIt is used to distinguish unique users by assigning them a number which is randomly generated as client identifier.
_gat_UA-19637883-11 minuteGoogle Analytucs which is used to evaluate the new and return visitors' statistics.
_gid24 hoursIt is used to archive and update a unique value for each visited page.
__utma2 yearsUsed to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmz6 monthsStores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

For more information about cookies and how to manage them, you can visit

In case you still want to turn off the tracking analytics you can click on the following link and follow the instructions

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