Software programs can contain cookies. Their main purpose is to make it easier for the user to surf the net. Cookies may provide information about the browsing of the site and allow some services, which need to recognize the surfing path of the user through the different web pages. Whenever a portal is accessed, independently from the presence of a cookie, the operating system browser (e.g. Microsoft, Apple, Android, Linux etc.), the Host and the user’s URL are identified, as well as any data on the requested page. The user can set their browser in such a way as to be informed when a cookie is received and decide to delete it. Further information about cookies can be found in the website of browser suppliers.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that get stored within the user’s computer when specific internet pages are visited. Most browsers are set up to accept cookies but you can find below the necessary instructions to change such settings. Cookies are not harmful for the device. The cookies we create do not store information for personal identification but use information to make our browsing better. More information about cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu .
Types of cookies
Third party cookies: created by and readable from domains external to this site. The software used creates a cookie in order to have statistical data about the use of the site. The data created by this cookie are stored with Google Inc.
For more information about how cookies work, please refer to the official documents provided by Google at url:http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html
How can cookies be disabled?
Click on each of the following links to obtain specific information:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Click on the icon “Tools” in the top right corner and select “Internet options”. In the pop up window select “Privacy”. You can change the settings there or through the link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies
Click on the wrench icon in the top right corner and select “Settings”. Select “Advanced settings” (“Under the hood”) and change the Privacy settings. You can change the settings there or through the link: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies
From the drop-down menu in the top left corner select “Options”. In the pop up window select “Privacy”. You can change the settings there or through the link: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enabling%20and%disabling%20cookies
From the drop-down menu in the top right corner select “Preferences”. Select “Security”. You can change the settings there or through the link: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/5.0/en/9277.html
If you do not use any of the browsers listed above, select “cookie” in the section of the guide to find out where your cookie file is.
Disabling Flash cookie
Click on the following link in order to modify the setting for the Flash cookie.
Google Analytics cookie
In order to disable analytical cookies and to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data concerning the surfing, download the browser extra component: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Update date: 23/01/2015