What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences, and not your personal data) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
Essential Cookies – Enable navigation of the website and the use of its applications, such as access to secure areas of the website. Some cookies are essential for gaining access to specific areas of our website.
Functionality Cookies – Store user preferences for a particular website so that the website does not need to be reconfigured with each visit.
Analytics Cookies – Used to analyze how users use the website, and to monitor its performance. These cookies are only used for the purposes of creation and analysis of statistical data; they will never gather information of a personal nature.
Advertising Cookies – Can be used in our website to make the ads more relevant to you.
Third-party Cookies – Measure the success of applications and the effectiveness of third-party advertising. They may also be used to personalize a widget with the user’s data.
Types of cookies:
Persistent Cookies – These are stored, for a variable period of time, on the Internet browser and on devices (PC, mobile phone, tablet), and are used whenever users visit the website. They are generally used to focus the browsing according to the user’s interests, enabling us to provide a more personalized service.
Session Cookies – These are temporary; they are only stored in your browser’s “cookies” folder until you leave the website. The information they collect enables problems to be identified and leads to a better navigation experience.
How to control cookies?
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.