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Cookies In Use on This Site

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

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Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Remembering your search settings

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

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Information and data contained in this site are provided by the staff of Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia.

Except where otherwise indicated, all materials are:
© INGV - Istitituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia - All rights reserved.
Permission to copy or reproduce parts of the web site is granted subject to full acknowledgement of the source.


The informations contained in this site don’t imply the responsibility of the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia.

Our purpose is to supply reliable scientific information to the members of the national and international scientific community and to whoever could be interested in them. However, if errors are brought to our attention it will be our care to correct them. Anyhow, the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia doesn’t engage any responsibility for the site material content. This material is constituted by information of general character, result of specific researches, or data coming from the monitoring networks. It is not necessarily complete, accurate and updated. Sometimes it links to specific external sites that are not under the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia’s control and therefore the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia is not responsible for the contents of any linked web sites.
Finally, this material is not intended for professional or legal use.

Please note that it cannot be guaranteed that a document available on-line exactly reproduces an official text, therefore only the vision of the hard copy of the document distributed by the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia is deemed authentic.

It is our goal to minimise disruption caused by technical errors and we invite, therefore, the consumers to take all the possible preventive actions to avoid the problem.

This disclaimer is not intended to avoid the obligations of the national laws, nor to exclude its liability for matters that may not be excluded under that law.

Privacy policy

We will treat any personal information that you provide us in accordance with the provisions of Italy’s Data Protection Code 2003.

Any information obtained via this web site will be held by:
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, via di Vigna Murata 605 00143 Roma (Italy).

We will not provide it to any third parties.

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