This Cookie Policy is intended to illustrate the types and categories of cookies, the purposes and methods of use of cookies by the Osservatore Sportivo team, the Site, as well as to provide information to users about the actions to refuse or delete the cookies present on the main domain and related subdomains.


The user can express his consent to the use of cookies by continuing to browse the sites, or by performing a scrolling action, by clicking on one of the internal links of the site pages, by clicking on the "Accept and close" button of the short information visible (bottom right), by clicking on the "x" button or in any case closing the banner of the brief information visible at every first access to the sites, as required by the provision of the Guarantor for the protection of personal data (No. 229 of 8 May 2014).


What are cookies?


Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user send to their terminal (usually the browser), where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit by the same user. While browsing a site, the user the user receive cookies too on his terminal that are sent from different sites or web servers (so-called "third parties"), on which some elements may reside (such as, for example, images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages of other domains) present on the site that the same is visiting.


Cookies consist of portions of code (computer files or partial data) sent by a server to the user's Internet browser, automatically stored on the user's computer by said browser and automatically sent back to the server at each occurrence or subsequent access to the site. Usually a cookie contains the name of the website from which the cookie itself comes, the life span of the cookie (ie how long it will remain on the user's device) and a value, which is usually a unique number generated randomly. At each subsequent visit the cookies are sent back to the website that originated them (first-party cookies) or to another site that recognizes them (third-party cookies). Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize the user's device and have different purposes such as, for example, allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently, remember your favorite sites and, in general, improve the browsing experience. They also help ensure that the advertising content displayed online is more targeted to a user and his interests.


If the user decides to disable cookies, this could affect and / or limit his browsing experience within the Sites, for example he may not be able to visit certain sections of a Site or he may not receive personalized information when visiting the Sites.


The operating modes as well as the options for limiting or blocking cookies can be adjusted by changing the settings of your internet browser. Most internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically, however the user can change these settings to block cookies or to be warned whenever cookies are sent to his device. There are several ways to manage cookies, for this purpose it is necessary to refer to the help screen of your browser to check how to adjust or change the settings of the same. In fact, the user is enabled to change the default configuration and disable cookies (ie block them permanently), by setting the highest level of protection.


Below is the part to follow to manage cookies from the following browsers:



Microsoft Edge:




If the user uses different devices to view and access the Sites (for example, computers, smartphones, tablets, etc.), they must ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to reflect their cookie preferences. To delete cookies from the Internet browser of your smartphone / tablet, you must refer to the device's user manual.


The Sites use different types of cookies, each of which has a specific function. The site uses cookies to make navigation easier and to better adapt both the pages loaded and its products to the interests and needs of users. Cookies can also be used to speed up future experiences and user activities on the site. Furthermore, cookies are used to compile anonymous aggregate statistics that allow us to understand how users use the site and to improve the structure and content of the sites themselves.


Below is an explanatory list:


a. Technical cookies.


"Technical" cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the Sites and allow users to browse the Sites and take advantage of their features (for example, they allow the storage of previous actions or allow you to save the user's session and / or perform other activities strictly necessary for the functioning of the Sites).


This category also includes "analytical" cookies which help to understand how users interact with the Sites by providing information on the last page visited, the number of sections and pages visited, the time spent on the Sites and each event that emerged in the course of navigation, such as an error message, and help to understand any difficulty that the user encounters in using the Sites. This information may be associated with user details such as IP address, domain or browser; however, they are analyzed together with information from other users so as not to identify a particular user with respect to the other.


This site uses the Google Analytics and Jetpack service, whose cookie policy can be viewed at this link and this link respectively. It can also use the services of the main Social Networks: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram.


b. Profiling cookies.


"Targeting" or "profiling" cookies are used to present content that is more suited to the user and his interests. They can be used to display targeted advertisements, to publish customized advertisements based on the user's interests or to limit the number of times the user views an advertisement. In addition, they help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on the Sites


c. Third party cookies.


Some cookies may not be controlled by this site. This happens, for example, if the user visits a page that contains content from a third party website. Consequently, the user will receive cookies from these third-party services. On third-party cookies, this site has no control over the information provided by the cookie and does not have access to such data. This information is totally controlled by third-party companies as described in their respective privacy policies.


Third party cookies used by social networks:


- Facebook:

- Twitter:

- Google+:

- Instagram:


Responsibility and privacy information


www. is a totally free non-profit site, there are no sections obscured by visitors or for a fee since the only source of revenue can only be accumulated through visits and user interaction.


Osservatore Sportivo is not responsible for any problems or damage caused by the sites or programs reported on the site, by the improper use of the information contained herein and not even by the content of the post comments.


All textual content published on this site are the property of their respective authors and all rights are reserved. It is forbidden to reproduce them without written authorization from the legitimate owners.


The photographic contents are found online or granted by the press offices of the teams registered in the Formula 1 championship.


Some texts or images included on this site are taken from the internet and therefore considered to be in the public domain: if their publication violates any copyright, please communicate it via the contact section and they will be removed.




The emails provided to register and be able to use the site to comment on articles will not be used for commercial communications, nor will they be transferred to third parties. Only in the event that the user subscribes to the newsletter of his own free will, his email will be visible at www. In this case, the email address will only be used to send updates of new posts or send important communications and for no other reason.


The site is not a newspaper as it is updated without any periodicity. It cannot therefore be considered an editorial product pursuant to law no. 62 of 7.03.2001.


The following page dedicated to the Privacy / Policy may undergo changes over time and therefore we recommend that you visit it frequently since the last change made will fully replace the previous one. The use of the site after any changes made to this Policy implies acceptance of these changes.


This website is unofficial and is not associated in anyway with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.


Who we are:


The address of our website is:


What personal data we collect and why we collect it:


This site uses the Google Analytics and Jetpack service, whose cookie policy can be viewed at this link and this link respectively. It can also use the services of the main Social Networks: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram.


Google AdSense (Google Inc.)


www. is not currently a site for profit. In the future, it reserves the right to use Google AdSense as the only non-profit advertising provider, for this reason no invasive advertising would be inserted (max 1 banner in articles with less than 400 words and max 2 banners in articles exceeding 400 words): for any report you can use the contact section and we will report the problem to Google. Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the "Doubleclick" cookie, which tracks user behavior in relation to advertisements, products and services offered. Advertising technology providers may collect, receive and use users' personal data for the purpose of customizing banners.


The user can decide at any time not to use the Doubleclick Cookie by providing for its deactivation:




When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comment form and also the visitor's IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) can be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.




If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


Contact form:




If you leave a comment on our site, you can choose to save your name, email address and website in cookies. They are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will remain for one year.


If you have an account and log in to this site, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is deleted when the browser is closed.


When you log in, several cookies will be set to save your login information and screen display options. Login cookies remain for two days and screen options cookies remain for one year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.


If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article just edited. It expires after 1 day.


Embedded content from other websites


Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). The embedded contents of other websites behave in exactly the same way that the visitor has visited the other website.


These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, integrate further third party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that site. web.


How long do we keep your data


If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are kept indefinitely. This is how we can automatically recognize and approve any follow-up comments instead of keeping them in a moderation queue.


For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except their username which they cannot change). Website administrators can also see and edit this information.


What rights do you have on your data:


If you have an account on this site, or have left comments you can request to receive a file exported from the site with the personal data we have about you, including the data you have provided. You can also request that we delete all personal data concerning you. This does not include any data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.


Where we send your data


Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Copyright Disclaimer under section 107 of the Copyright Act of 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, education and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing.


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