What are 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 in the moment in which it is seen at a later time. Some of these cookies are necessary for the proper operation of the site, others are useful to the visitor because they can safely store such as a user name or language settings. The advantage of having cookies installed on your PC is to no longer need to fill out the same information each time you want to access a site visited previously.
Some cookies are extremely useful because they can make browsing more enjoyable for you when you visit a website already consulted other times. If you use the same device and the same browser, the cookie can, for example, remembering your preferences, help us understand how to use our sites and make content appear more relevant to the interests and needs of the user.
Check and delete cookies
In order to monitor cookies, most browsers allow the user to accept or reject them all, or accept only certain types, ask every time if you want to save a cookie to a particular site. It is equally easy to delete cookies that have already been saved by the browser on the device.
The process for review and delete cookies varies depending on the browser used. To learn how to deal with a particular browser, you can use the Help menu of your browser.
To limit the receipt of cookies through the browser visit the following sites to understand how to prevent your device from receiving cookies (depending on the browser you’d use): Firefox; Internet Explorer; Google Chrome e Safari. Alternatively, visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org; http://www.allaboutcookies.org this website explains, step by step, how to control and delete cookies in most browsers.
Internet Explorer 11
- Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
- Click the Privacy tab, and then, under Settings, move the slider to the top to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow all cookies, and then click OK.
- Go to the Firefox drop-down menu.
- Select Preferences.
- Click Privacy.
- Set “Firefox will:” to Use custom settings for history.
- Check the box next to “Accept cookies from sites” to enable cookies.
- Click OK.
- Select the Chrome menu icon.
- Select Settings.
- Near the bottom of the page, select Show advanced settings.
- In the “Privacy” section, select Content settings.
- Select Allow local data to be set (recommended).
- Select Done.
- Go to the Safari drop-down menu.
- Select Preferences.
- Click Privacy in the top panel.
- Under “Accept Cookies”, select only from sites you navigate to.
Note: Blocking cookies might prevent some webpages from displaying correctly.
Types of cookies
Cookies are categorized as follows.
They are stored on the user’s computer for purely technical and functional requirements, for the transmission of session identifiers required to enable a safe and efficient site; they are deleted at the end of the “session” (hence the name) with the browser is closed. This type of cookie avoids the use of other technologies that could compromise the privacy of users.
They remain stored on your computer’s hard drive until they expire or cancellation by users / visitors. Through persistent cookies visitors who access the site (or any other users who use the same computer) are automatically recognized at every visit. Persistent cookies fulfill many functions in the interest of navigators (such as the use of the navigation language or recording of the shopping cart in shopping online. However, persistent cookies can also be used for promotional purposes or, even , for purposes of dubious legality. Visitors can set your computer’s browser so that it accept / reject all cookies or to alert whenever a cookie is offered, in order to assess whether to accept it. The ‘ user is allowed, however, to change the default configuration (default) and disable cookies (ie block a final), by setting the security level higher.
Third Party Cookies
Cookies that are stored on behalf of third parties and may be in turn session or persistent.
|List of cookies|
|Cookie Name||Domain||Third party cookie||Purpose of the cookie|
|_cmpQcif3pcsupported||www.gianlucatognon.com||No||Determines whether the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box. This ensures that the cookie consent box will not be presented again upon re-entry.|
|1P_JAR||Google.com||Yes||This cookie is used by Google to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.|
|ANID||Google.com||Yes||These are cookies that Google AdWords use to monitor performance of advertising and serve adverts to visitors based on the websites they’ve previously visited.|
|OGPC||Google.com||Yes||These cookies are used by Google to track usage of and enable their Google Maps functionality on the website.|
|SIDCC||Google.com||Yes||Security cookie to protect users data from unauthorised access|
|SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID||Google.com||Yes||Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.|
|_ga, _gat, _gid, UULE, fca_eoi_pagecount||Google.com||Yes||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Site, where visitors have come to the Site from and the pages they visited. If you do not allow these cookies we will not be able to include your visit in our statistics.|
|datr||facebook.com||Yes||Used by Facebook to identify the users browser|
|fr||facebook.com||Yes||Contains a unique browser and user ID, used for targeted advertising.|
|reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref||facebook.com||Yes||This cookie stores the web page address as the first page identifier as well as logged-out or non-facebook visitor information for facebook sharing|
|sb||facebook.com||Yes||Used by Facebook to improve friend suggestions|
|wd||facebook.com||Yes||Used by Facebook to improve performance.|
Cookies used in this Web Site
Our uses of such cookies fall into the following general categories
Third Party Cookies
This is an advertiser cookie which we use to help us to track the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. It enables Google to serve our adverts on other sites based on your browsing history on our page and engagement with our adverts.
You can change your preferences about the adverts you see on Google by clicking here: www.google.com/settings/ads
Google Dynamic Remarketing
This is an advertiser cookie and a performance improver cookie. It allows us to serve relevant advertising content to users that have previously visited our website. The data which is collected is anonymous.
You can read more and change your preferences here:http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/html/opt-out.html
Facebook (Social Plugin)
Facebook Custom Audiences
This is a set of cookies that track your interactions with our Site, to provide you with personalized advertising on Facebook where you are a registered user of such service.
Your encrypted email address is also shared by us, or our third party service providers, with Facebook for this purpose.
This cookie is used for tracking the level of conversion from Facebook ads and to target users with Facebook ads based on the actions they take on our Site.
This pixel records information about a user’s browser session, which it sends to Facebook, along with an anonymized version of the Facebook ID and the URL viewed. This allows us to target our Facebook ads to audiences of people who have visited the Site.
These cookies allow users to use their Facebook ID as a single sign-on to interact with our Site and to cross-post to their Facebook profiles.
Unfortunately, as mentioned above, we are not able to offer access to our Web Site and our services without cookies.
If you do not wish to receive third-party cookies on your device many of these offer the possibility to exclude the receipt, the link that you indicated you have a receipt of cookies sent by third parties. In addition, some browsers allow you to choose how you prefer this response to the demands of third parties to send cookies to your device. Please note, however, that this exclusion by third parties is not subject to our control.
We reserve the right to change this Policy Cookie, in whole or in part, at our discretion. All its changes effectively and immediately upon posting on the Website of the updated policy. The use of the Web Site or the Services after the amendment of this Policy Cookie implies acceptance of those changes. If you do not agree to the terms of this Policy Cookie, as amended from time to time, in whole or in part, you should stop using the Site.
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