What are cookies?
Cookies are information sent to your browser from a web server and which are subsequently stored on the hard drive of your computer when a user visits a website or uses a social network with PC, Smartphone or Tablet. The cookie is then re-read and recognized by the website that sent it each time you make a subsequent connection. Cookies allow you to create statistics on the areas of the site visited by users anonymously. The data collected is then read in aggregate form to understand the efficiency of the site and the level of browsing experience.
The cookies used therefore do not contain any personal information about users. Cookies can be stored permanently on your computer and have a variable duration (so-called persistent cookies), but they can also disappear when the browser is closed or have a limited duration (so-called session cookies). Cookies can be installed by the site you are visiting (so-called first-party cookies) or they can be installed by other websites (so-called third-party cookies).
Cookies are used in some cases to perform computer authentication, session monitoring and storage of information on users who access a web page.
What are cookies for?
These cookies very often make it more user-friendly. fast and rapid browsing the use of the web as they intervene to facilitate some procedures especially during online purchases.
These cookies are used to monitor and profile users while browsing, study their movements/habits of web consultation. They are also used for targeted advertising purposes (so-called Behavioral Advertisign).
In some cases it happens that a web page contains cookies from other sites and contained in various elements hosted on the page itself (advertising banners, images, videos, etc.). Third-party cookies are often used for profiling purposes. The cookies downloaded on PCs, smartphones and tablets can also be read by other subjects, other than those who manage web pages.
Social Network Cookies
In some pages of the site there are sharing buttons on the major Social Networks: in this case the cookies generated belong to the Social Network selected from time to time. For more information you can visit the following pages:
On some pages of the site there are sharing buttons on the major Social Networks: in this case the cookies generated belong to the Social Network selected from time to time. For more information you can visit the following pages:
How can I disable cookies?
It's It is possible to modify the browser to disable cookies through a very simple procedure. Warning: by disabling cookies, both username and password will no longer be used. stored on the site's login box.
Press the “Alt” on the keyboard
In the toolbar located at the top of the browser, select “Tools” and then “Options”
Then select the “Privacy”
tab Go to “History Settings:” and then on “Use custom settings”. Uncheck “Accept cookies from sites” and save your preferences.
Open Internet Explorer
Click on the “Tools” and then on “Internet Options”
Select the “Privacy” and move the slider to the privacy level you want to set (up to block all cookies or down to allow them all)
Then click OK
Open Google Chrome
Click on the “Tools” icon
Select “Settings” and then “Advanced settings”
Select “Content Settings” under “Privacy”
In the “Cookies” it is You can deselect cookies and save your preferences
Choose “Preferences” in the toolbar, then select the “Security” in the dialog that follows
In the section “Accept cookies” it is You can specify if and when Safari should save cookies from websites. For more information click on the Help button (marked with a question mark)
For more information on the cookies that are stored on your computer, click on “Show cookies”