Cookies consist of portions of code (computer files or partial data) from a server to the user's Internet browser, by that browser automatically stored on your computer and automatically sent to the server at each occurrence or subsequent access to the site. A cookie will typically contain the name of the website from which the cookie comes from, the life span of the cookies (or how long it will remain on the user's device) and a value, which is usually a unique number generated randomly. When they return the cookies are sent back to the website that originated them (first-party cookies) or another site that recognizes them (third-party cookies). Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize the user's device and have different purposes such as, for example, allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your favorite sites and, in general, improve the browsing experience. They also help to ensure that the advertising content displayed online are more targeted to a user and to his interests.
If you choose to disable cookies, this may affect and / or limit its browsing experience on the Sites, for example, you might not be able to visit certain sections of a Web site or could not receive personalized information when visiting the Sites.
The operating modes and options to limit or block cookies, can be adjusted by changing the settings on your internet browser. The majority of Internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically, but the user can change these settings to block cookies or to be alerted whenever cookies are sent to your device. There are several ways to manage cookies, to this end, refer to the help screen of your browser to learn how to adjust or change the settings of the same. The user is enabled, in fact, to change the default configuration and disable cookies (ie block a final), by setting the security level higher.
Below is the path to follow to manage cookies by the following browsers:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
If the user uses different devices to each other to see and access the sites (for example, computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.), Must ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to reflect your cookie preferences. To remove cookies from the Internet browser of your smartphone / tablet you should refer to the user manual of the device.
Below is a list and explanation.
Cookies "technicians" are essential for the proper operation of the site and allow users to browse the site and take advantage of its features (eg allow the storage of previous actions, or allow you to save the user's session and / or performing other activities strictly necessary for the operation of the site).
This category also cookies "analytical" that help to understand how users interact with the website providing information on the previous page, the number of sections and pages viewed, time spent on the site and each story has emerged in While navigating, such as an error message, and help you understand all the difficulties that you encounter in the use of the site. This information may be associated with user details such as IP address, domain or browser; however, they are analyzed along with other user information so as not to identify a particular user to the other. These cookies are collected and aggregated anonymously and allows the site operator to improve the usability of the site.
Finally, cookies "feature" allows the site to remember the user's choices (for example the user name) to provide it with a more customized and optimized. The functional cookies are not essential to the operation of the sites, but it improves the quality and experience of navigation. If you do not accept these cookies, yield and site features may be reduced and the access to the content of the site may be limited.
The site uses or may use, in combination with each other, cookie: - "Session" that are stored on your computer for purely technical and functional requirements, for the transmission of session identifiers required to enable a safe and efficient site; they cancel at the end of the "session" (hence the name) with the closing of the browser; - "Persistent" that are stored on your computer hard drive until they expire or cancellation by users. Through persistent cookies users who access the sites (or any other customers using the same computer) is automatically recognized at each visit.
The table below lists the third-party cookies on the site. The latter fall under the direct and exclusive responsibility of the operator and third are divided into the following main categories:
- Analytics: cookies are used to collect and analyze statistical information on access / visits to the website. In some cases, combined with other information such as the entered credentials for access to restricted areas (your email address and password), you can be used to profile the user (personal habits, sites visited, downloaded content, types interactions carried out, etc.).
- Widgets: This category includes all the components of a graphic user interface of a program which aims to facilitate user interaction with the program itself (by way of example are widgets cookies from Facebook, Google+, Twitter).
If you do not wish to receive third-party cookies on your device will be able, through the links listed below, access to information and consent forms to such third parties and exclude the receipt.
These cookies are not controlled directly from the site, therefore, to withdraw consent is necessary to refer to the websites of third parties or refer to the website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ to get information on how to delete or handle cookies based on which browser you use and manage preferences about cookies profiling third party.