A cookie is a small file in which some information is stored regarding user navigation; it is sent from websites to users’ terminals (computers, tablets, etc.).
Cookies allow you to identify the user’s device each time they access the site, ensuring a more efficient operation of the site itself, enriching the visiting experience and providing information to the owners of the site.
Some cookies are automatically deleted at the end of the browsing session, while others remain stored in the terminals, normally hosted in the browser used (for example: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc).
For more information on cookies and privacy, you can consult the specific document prepared by the Privacy Guarantor.
Google Analytics – Cookies for web analytics
The information, collected anonymously, concerns the number of visitors, the page of origin and the pages visited.
Two types of cookies are used: session and persistent. Session cookies are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies have an explicit expiry date and therefore remain on the visitor’s computer even when the browser is closed, unless they are deleted by the user before their expiry date.
The main browsers can be set up to prevent cookies from being accepted. However, permanently disabling cookies can lead to browsing difficulties or, sometimes, the inability to use some features of the websites.
Below are the methods for disabling cookies for the most used browsers. For the setting of cookies, in browsers other than those listed, it is necessary to refer to the help documentation prepared by the browser manufacturer.
Internet Explorer 8.0+:
Click on “Tools” in the menu bar and select “Internet Options”
Click on the “Privacy” tab at the top
Drag the slider to “Block all cookies”
Drag the click on “Tools” in the menu bar scrolling to “Block all cookies”
Click on the “Privacy” tab
Check the box “Activate the anti-tracking option for personal data”
Fare clic sul “Menù chrome” nella barra degli strumenti del browser
Click on “Show advanced settings”
In the Privacy section, click on the “Content settings” button
In the “Cookies” section select “Ignore exceptions and block the setting of third-party cookies”
Click on the Safari menu and select “Preferences”
Click on the “Security” tab
In the “Accept cookies” section, specify whether to accept cookies always, never or only from the sites visited. For an explanation of the different options, click the Help button in the shape of a question mark. If Safari is set to block cookies, it may be necessary to temporarily accept them for opening the page. Then repeat the above steps and select “Always”. Once you have finished using the guide, deactivate the cookies again and delete them.
For specific information on cookies and their control, it is possible to visit the website in English www.allaboutcookies.org
For the type of cookies used by the site infogdpr.eu, prior consent from users is not required.
L’accesso al sito e la navigazione del medesimo comportano un consenso implicito a ricevere i cookie.
However, as already explained above, users can also decide not to receive cookies, using the appropriate disabling option present in browsers.