What cookies are
A ‘cookie’ is a small text file created by websites on the user’s computer when the user accesses a particular website or uses certain services offered by webthe site itself. The purpose is to store and deliver information. Hago cookies are sent from a web server (which is the computer on which the visited site is running) to the user’s browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) and stored on the user’s computer. Further information on cookies in general can be found on the page www.allaboutcookies.org.
In general cookies can be used for a number reasons, for example to keep track of accesses made to the website, to improve the navigation, to allow the setting of personal preferences on the websites visited, to protect the security of the user, to present advertisements based on the visitors’ interests.
In general cookies can have different characteristics that allow them to be distinguished based on the duration of their stay on the user’s device and their origin.
Length of stay
- Temporary or session cookies: they are not stored permanently but only limited to the duration of the browsing session. This means that they are deleted from the user’s device once the user has exited the website and closed the browser.
- Permanent cookies: they are stored on the user’s device until they are deleted or until their expiration date is reached, if one has been set. They are therefore not automatically deleted from the user’s device when the website is left.
First-party cookies: these are the cookies released by the website currently visited; the website is the one corresponding to the address entered by the user (in this case www.fidestrento.com).
Third-party cookies: cookies issued by a website other than the one visited by the user.
The cookies used on www.fidestrento.com
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to navigate the website and to use some features. Without these cookies, some online services that the user requests cannot be provided. This type of cookie does not collect personal information of users with which cannot be identified. On the Fidestrento.com site, strictly necessary cookies are exclusively first party; they can be both temporary and permanent.
These cookies collect anonymous information on how users interact with the website, for example which pages are the most visited, the time spent on the website, any error messages, etc. The performance cookies used through Fidestrento.com site only collect information on an aggregate and anonymous basis, and are used to improve the website and the user’s browsing experience. The performance cookies used through the site are third-party and permanent.
Promotional or targeting cookies
These cookies are used to collect information on the user’s browsing habits in order to offer relevant advertising based on the preferences and interests shown while browsing. They are also used to limit the number of times an advertisement is displayed in order to make communication more effective for the promoter and less invasive for the user. These types of cookies can be first or third party and are permanent but limited in time as they are subject to a reset expiration (targeting). To use these cookies, the user’s consent is required. The Fidestrento.com website does not use this type of cookies, neither its own nor those of third parties. To learn more about behavioral advertising and online privacy in general, the user is invited to visit the web page www.youronlinechoices.com.
The website www.fidestrento.com uses the Google Analytics service provided by Google Inc. to manage the websites. Google Analytics releases cookies, which generate information on the use of the website by the User (including the IP address used by the user), collected by Google anonymously. Google stores the information collected on its servers for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of the websites, compiling reports and statistics on the activities and use of the sites on behalf of Fidestrento.com. Google may also transfer this information to third parties when this is required by law or if such third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate the IP address used by the user with any other data in the possession of Google. For more information, visit the page http://www.google.it/analytics/learn /privacy.html.
The user can also, at any time, refuse to accept the cookies released by Google Analytics by disabling their use by the site, by installing the add-on that can be downloaded from the web page at http://tools.google.com/dlpage. / gaoptout? hl = it
How to manage or delete cookies
Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. The user can change these settings in order to block cookies or to be warned every time cookies are sent to the navigation device. Furthermore, at the end of each browsing session it is possible to delete the cookies collected from the device, even automatically. There are several ways to manage cookies. Please refer to the specific instructions of the browser used. If different devices are used to view and access the sites (for example, computers, smartphones, tablets, etc.), it will be the user’s responsibility to ensure that the browser used on each device is properly set to reflect the preferences expressed regarding cookies. For more information on managing cookies refer to the page http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ manage-cookies /
By selecting the links below the specific instructions for managing cookies through some of the main navigation programs.
Microsoft Windows Explorer
If you are not using any of the browsers listed above, you can still select ‘cookies’ in the relevant section of this guide to find out where your cookie folder is and set your cookie management preferences.