Information on cookies
- What is a cookie?
- How can cookies be disabled?
Information about cookies
A cookie is a small text file that is stored by the computer when a website is visited by a user. The text stores information that the site is able to read when it is consulted at a later time. Some of these cookies are necessary for the site to function properly, while others are useful to the visitor because they are able to securely store, for example, the user name or language settings. The advantage of having cookies installed on your pc is that you no longer need to fill in the same information every time you want to access a previously visited site.
How can I disable cookies?
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 stored in the login box of the site.
Press the “Alt” button on your 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 to “Use custom settings”. Uncheck “Accept cookies from sites” and save your preferences.
Open Internet Explorer
Click on the “Tools” button and then on “Internet Options”
Select the “Privacy” tab and move the slider to the level of privacy 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” tab you can deselect the cookies and save your preferences
Choose “Preferences” in the toolbar, then select the “Security” panel in the dialog box that follows
In the “Accept cookies” section 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”
The different types of cookies
“Functional” cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit and experience on our site.
Monitoring or third party
“Monitoring” cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as the “Like” and “Share” and monitor the effectiveness of advertising. The third party provides these services in exchange for information on the fact that he has visited our site.
Session and permanent cookies
The distinction between session cookies and permanent cookies can be made by reason of their persistence on the user’s terminal. Those that are automatically deleted at the end of each navigation are called “session cookies” and are used by this site: if, on the other hand, they have a longer life, we are talking about permanent cookies.
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