1. What is a cookie?
2. How can I deactivate cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored by your computer when a website is visited by a user. The text stores information that the site can read when you visit it at a later time. Some of these cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the site, while others are useful to the visitor because they can securely store, for example, the user’s name or language settings. The advantage of having cookies installed on your PC is that you no longer need to fill in the same information every time you want to access a previously visited site.
How can I deactivate cookies?
You can change your browser to disable cookies through a very simple procedure. Attention: by deactivating cookies both username and password will no longer be stored on the login box of the site.
- Open Firefox
- Press the "Alt" button on your keyboard
- On the toolbar at the top of your browser, select "Tools" and then "Options".
- Then select the 'Privacy' tab
- Go to 'History settings:' and then 'Use custom settings'. Uncheck "Accept cookies from sites" and save your preferences.
- Open Internet Explorer
- Click on the "Tools" button and then on "Internet Options".
- Select the 'Privacy' tab and move the slider to the level of privacy you wish to set (upwards to block all cookies or downwards to allow all cookies)
- Then click OK
- Open Google Chrome
- Click on the 'Tools' icon
- Select 'Settings' and then 'Advanced Settings'.
- Select 'Content settings' under 'Privacy'.
- In the "Cookies" tab you can deselect cookies and save your preferences
- Open Safari
- Choose 'Preferences' in the toolbar, then select the 'Security' panel in the following dialogue box
- In the 'Accept Cookies' section you can specify if and when Safari should save cookies from websites. For more information click on the Help button (marked with a question mark)
- For more information about the cookies that are stored on your computer, click on "Show Cookies".
The different types of Cookies
Functional" cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit and experience on our site.
Tracking or third party
Tracking" cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as "Like" and "Share" and monitor the effectiveness of advertising. The third party provides these services in exchange for information about whether you have visited our site.
Session and permanent cookies
The distinction between session cookies and permanent cookies can be made according to their persistence on the user's terminal. Those that are automatically deleted at the end of each navigation are called "session cookies" and are used by this site: if, on the contrary, they have a longer life, we talk about permanent cookies.
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