The new regulation requires any user who browse online to decide whether or not to use the information collected on the sites visited to receive targeted advertising.
What are cookies and what they do
Cookies are strings of text that is transferred to your browser and saved on your device when you visit a website, and which contains all information regarding to navigation.
The main purpose of cookies is to improve the browsing experience from the user perspective.
Cookies, in fact, collect anonymous information about the pages visited, indicating the products and the information sought by the user, allowing the site to function efficiently and improve its services, as well as provide information for statistical purposes or advertising, especially for customize the browsing experience ( remembering access preferences, language and currency display, to recognize you next visit, etc.).
Cookies used and purposes
The website uses various types of cookies, each with specific functions.
Cookies for statistical analysis
Allow the monitoring and analysis of user behavior on the site. The information collected by these cookies are used for measuring the activity on the website, applications or platforms used by users and the performance of navigation, in order to make improvements to the service and functionality for users. For example, the statistical services of Google Analytics.
Social Network Cookies
They are third-party services that independently install their own cookies. These cookies are necessary to allow accounts to interact with the social website. For example, they are used to express your appreciation and share it with your friends. Cookies social networks are not necessary for navigation.
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How to disable cookies and manage preferences
Most browsers are configured to accept, control or disable cookies through their settings. Recall that disabling cookies functional navigation may affect the operation of the site and / or limit the services offered.
Here are some procedures to follow to manage cookies by the following browsers:
To disable cookies analysis and prevent Google Analytics to collect data on navigation, you can download the add-on from the browser to disable Google Analytics, more information by following this link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
For more information about cookies and how to manage preferences about cookies of third-party services: www.allaboutcookies.org