What are cookies?
Cookies are pieces of code (computer files or partial data) sent by a server to a user's Internet browser, from said browser automatically stored on the user's computer and automatically resubmitted to the server for each occurrence or subsequent access to the site. A cookie typically contains the name of the website from which the cookie itself is, the life duration of the cookie (that is how long it will remain on the user's device) and a value, that rule is a unique number generated randomly. At each subsequent visit cookies are sent back to the web site that originated them (first party cookie) or another site that you recognize them (third-party cookies). Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise the device and have different purposes as, for example, allow you to navigate efficiently between pages, remember the favorite sites and, in General, improve the browsing experience ’. Also contribute to ensuring that advertising content displayed online are more targeted to a user and to its interests.
If you choose to disable cookies, This could influence and/or limit your browsing experience within sites, for example, you may not be able to visit certain sections of a site or may not receive personalized information when you visit the sites.
How they work and how do I delete cookies?
The operating mode and the options to restrict or block cookies, can be adjusted by changing the settings of your internet browser. Most internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically, the user can however change these settings to block cookies or to be alerted when cookies are sent to your device. There are several ways to manage cookies, to this end it is necessary to refer to the instruction manual or help screen of your browser to verify how to adjust or change the settings of the same. The user is enabled, indeed, to modify the default configuration and disable cookies (IE block them definitively), by setting the security level higher.
Below the route to follow to manage cookies by following browsers:
If you use different devices to view and access the site (for example, computer, Smartphone, Tablet, etc.), must make sure that each browser on each device is adjusted to reflect your preferences related to cookies. To delete cookies from your Internet browser of your smartphone/tablet you should refer to the user manual of the device.
What types and categories of uses cookie Series’ Anatomy and for what purpose?
In detail: Technical cookie
"Technical" cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the site and allow users to browse the site and take advantage of its features (for example allow storage of previous actions or allow the user to save the user's session and/or perform other activities that are strictly necessary for the functioning of the Site).
This category includes cookies "analytical" that help Series’ Anatomy to understand how users interact with the website providing information related to the last page you visited, the number of pages visited, the time spent on site. This information may be associated with details such as user IP address, domain or browser; tuttavia, are analyzed along with information of other users so as not to identify a particular user with respect to the other. These cookies are collected and aggregated in anonymous and allow Series’ Anatomy of improving the performance of the site.
Finally, the "feature" cookies allow sites to remember the user's choices (for example, the user name) to give the latter a more customized and optimized navigation. Functional cookies are not essential to the operation of the site, but the quality and improve the browsing experience ’.
Third party cookies
The table below shows third party cookies on the site. The latter are under the direct and sole responsibility of the third party handlers and are divided into the following main categories:
- Analytical: are cookies used to collect and analyse statistical information on access/web site visits. Can be used to profile the user (personal habits, sites visited, downloaded content, types of interactions, etc.).
- Widgets: are all those graphical components of a user interface of a program, It aims to facilitate user interaction in the ’ ’ with the program itself (examples are widgets Facebook cookies, Google , Twitter and Tumblr).
- Advertsing. Fall into this category used cookies to provide advertising services within a site.
If you do not wish to receive third-party cookies on your device may, through the links below, access to information and consent forms of such third parties and exclude the receipt.
These cookies are not controlled directly from the site, therefore in order to withdraw your consent you must refer to the websites of third parties, or refer to the site www.youronlinechoices.com/it/ to get information on how to delete or manage cookies depending on the browser used and to manage the preferences cookies by third party profiling.
– Google Analytics: analytical, with profiling function, https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage;
– Facebook: Widget type, with profiling function, https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/?REF = sitefooter;
– Twitter: Widget type, with profiling function, https://twitter.com/settings/security;
– Tumblr: Widget type
– Pinterest: widget type
– YouTube: Widget type, http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/
– Google +: Widget type, http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/
– Google Adsense: Advertising type, http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/