What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. They make your online experience easier by saving browsing information.
Types of cookies
Depending on how long are they stored on the browser
Session cookies: they retrieve and store data while the user is navigating a website. These cookies are temporary and expire once the browser is closed or the user session ends. Their purpose is to store information that is required only to provide the service requested by the user on a single occasion (for example the products added to the online shopping cart).
Persistent cookies: the data of these cookies stay stored on the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a determined length of time (from a few minutes to several years). The storing of the selected preferences allows an easier navigation, without having to retrieve again some information with every new visit to the website.
Depending on what purpose they serve
Strictly necessary cookies: these cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, and therefore cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the services available to you on a website cannot be provided, for example to buy a product and/or service.
Analytical cookies: these cookies enable to monitor and improve the performance of the website. For example, they allow to count visits or see which parts of the site are most popular. They do not collect any information containing an identification of the user and therefore are anonymous. These cookies are only used to improve the website functionality.
Preferences cookies: these cookies allow the website to remember choices made by the user (like username or language) to optimize the functionalities and provide enhanced features. For instance, they are used to provide the user with news or updates relevant to the services in use. They may also be used to provide services such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised and cannot collect the navigation and actions of the user in other sites.
Marketing cookies: allow advertising spaces to be effectively managed to show to display personalized advertisements on the own website and other websites.
Cookies we use
This site uses analytical cookies.
Cookie - Name
Default expiration time
Used to distinguish users
Used to persist session state
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