- What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that the sites visited by users send to their terminals, where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites on the next visit. Cookies of the c.d. "third parties" are, however, set by a website other than the one the user is visiting. This is because on each site there may be elements (images, maps, sounds, specific links to web pages of other domains, etc.) that reside on servers other than the site visited.
- What are cookies for?
Cookies are used for different purposes: execution of computer authentication, monitoring of sessions, storage of information on specific configurations regarding users accessing the server, storing preferences, etc.
- What are "technical" cookies?
These cookies are used to make browsing or provide a service requested by the user. They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner of the website.
Without the use of these cookies, some operations could not be carried out or would be more complex and / or less secure, such as the home banking activities (display of the statement, bank transfers, bill payment, etc.), for which cookies, which allow you to maintain and maintain the identification of the user during the session, are essential.
- What are "profiling" cookies?
These are the cookies used to track the user's browsing on the web and create profiles on his tastes, habits, choices, etc. With these cookies, advertising messages can be transmitted to the user's terminal in line with the preferences already expressed by the same user in the online navigation.
How to set the browser to prevent the installation of cookies: solely for your information, can still disable the installation of cookies by setting your browser. Disabling technical cookies could cause malfunctions in the navigation of the site. Below are the instructions to disable cookies, related to the main browsers:
Chrome: information here https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it
Firefox: information here https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie
Internet Explorer: information here https://support.microsoft.com/it-it/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Microsoft Edge: information here https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
Safari iOS: information here https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
Opera: information here https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/