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Cookies are of different kinds according to their features and functions and can remain on a user computer or mobile device for different length of time,  the so-called session cookies are automatically deleted when the browser is closed; whilst the so-called persistent cookies remain on the user devices up to the fixed expiration.

In Italy, the law in force governing the use of cookies not always requires an express consent of the user. Specifically, the so-called “technical cookies” do not require the user consent since they are needed only to transmit a communication over an electronic communication network, or only to provide a service explicitly requested by the user. In other words, they are crucial for the website operation or needed to perform the tasks required by the user.

Among the technical cookies not requiring an express consent for their use that were identified by the Italian Data Protection Authority (General Provision: “Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies - 8 May 2014") there are:

  • the “analytics cookies” if directly used by the website manager to collect aggregate information on the number of visitors and the pattern of visits to the website; 
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On the contrary the so-called profiling cookies, which are aimed at creating user profiles and are used to send ads messages in line with the preferences shown by the user during browsing, require a prior consent of the user.
This website uses all the mentioned-above cookies to improve the user experience and the contents offered, as well as to realize how the visitors browse the website.

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Enables the analysis of the website use by the users to improve content and services.

Analytics Cookies of third-parties

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Google Analytics

Browsing data, such as: visited pages, IP address, user origin.


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Google Maps


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Google Maps

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Over 60 years of 
research and care
Over 60 years of
research and care

Since 1958, Auxologico has been working in the fields of biomedical research and highly specialised health care to ensure patients receive the most up-to-date and effective treatment.

20 Locations in 
Lombardy, Piedmont, Lazio and Romania
20 Locations in
Lombardy, Piedmont, Lazio and Romania

An integrated network of inpatient, outpatient and research facilities dedicated to patients, from the youngest to the elderly.


Patient trust translates into 4 million outpatient services and 178,000 inpatient days delivered by more than 1,800 healthcare professionals every year.


We guarantee a high quality clinical service, for everyone, both with the National Health Service and privately with different solutions (Smart Rate, Conventions, Plus).