Cookies are text strings consisting of portions of code sent from a web server (e.g. a site) to an Internet browser and installed within it. In particular, these are small text files that the sites visited by users send to their terminals, where they are stored and then transmitted back to the same sites on subsequent visits. Almost all browsers are set up to allow cookies to be stored automatically on the User’s terminal.
Session or persistent cookies
Technical or profiling cookies
First-party or third-party cookies
Cookies can expire at the end of a browser session (the period between the User opening a browser window and closing it) or they can be retained for a longer period of time. Session cookies are those that allow websites to link a user’s actions during a browser session. Session cookies expire when the browser session ends. Persistent cookies are stored on a user’s device between browser sessions, for varying periods of time, and allow you to store your preferences or actions with respect to a website.
Technical cookies are those used by a site owner for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication over an electronic communication network, or to the extent strictly necessary to the provider of an information society service explicitly required by the subscriber or the User to provide this service. For the installation of these Cookies, the prior consent of the Users is not required where used directly by the site manager.
Profiling Cookies are intended to create profiles related to the User and are used in order to send advertisements in line with the preferences expressed by the user in the context of web browsing. Due to the particular invasiveness that such cookies may have within the privacy of Users, European and Italian law stipulates that you should be adequately informed about the use of them, through a short information ( banner) and an extended one on the site, and that you should express your express consent in this regard the first time you visit the site. This consent can be expressed in a general way, interacting with the short information banner on the landing page of the site, with the manner indicated in that banner, or it can be provided or denied selectively, in accordance with the manner in which Below. This consensus is tracked during subsequent visits. However, you always have the option to revoke all or part of your consent.
A Cookie is “first party cookie” or “third party cookie” based on the website or domain from which it comes.
First-party cookies are, in essence, cookies set and/or managed by the site owner. For these Cookies, the obligation to insa secure, acquire consent and/or allow the possible blocking of cookies is up to the owner of the site.
Third-party cookies are cookies set from a different domain than the one you visit. For these Cookies, the obligation to insing and specifying the modalities for the possible consent and/or blocking of cookies is up to the third party, while the owner of the site is only obliged to enter on the site the link to the site of the third party where such elements are available.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but the user can normally change the settings to disable that feature. You can block all types of cookies, or accept to receive only some and disable others. The “Options” or “Preferences” section in the browser menu allow you to avoid receiving cookies and other user tracking technologies, and how to get notification from the browser of the activation of these technologies. Alternatively, you can also see the “Help” section of the toolbar in most browsers. You can also select the browser you used from the list below and follow the instructions:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Apple Safari: https://support.apple.com/it-it/HT201265
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie
Windows Phone: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies