A) What are Cookies
Cookies are small text files that the sites you visit send to the navigation device used by the user (usually a browser), are stored in the corresponding browser folder while the user is intent on visiting a website, to be re-transmitted to the same sites on subsequent visits. They are used for the purpose of improving navigation, saving the user preferences already entered (username, password and similar), tracking the tastes and preferences of the user, allowing them to manage the presence or absence of targeted marketing initiatives or the provision of services connected to the activity of the Owner as newsletter, service communications on the site, etc. If limitations are placed on their use this will have an effect on the frubility of the site's contents during the consultation. It is always possible for the user to preventively block or remove the browser cache, but such actions could cause an incomplete use of the services offered by the web application.
B) Types of Cookies
Session cookies are temporary files, which exist only for the duration of the user's browsing session. When the browser is closed, session cookies expire. These are generally used to identify users when they access a site, to remind the user of their preferences in switching between the pages of the site, to provide them with specific information previously collected. The most common example of this functionality is the functionality of the "virtual shopping cart" of an e-commerce site. When a page of a catalog is visited and some items are selected, the session cookie remembers the selection. that in a virtual shopping cart, the elements remain selected when you are ready for the checkout operation.Without the session cookie, if the user clicked on checkout, the new page could not recognize the activities passed in the previous pages and the cart would always be empty Persistent Cookies are files that remain active even after the browser is closed and help the sites remember the data and user settings for later consultation.This allows faster and more convenient access in terms of of time since it is not necessary to log in again. In addition to authentication, other features of the website are made possible and include: language selection, theme selection, menu preferences, bookmarks or favorites, and many others. During the visit the user selects their preferences and they will be remembered through the use of the persistent cookie during the next visit.
C) Third-party cookies
|Analytics is a service offered by Google Inc. that generates detailed statistics on a website's traffic and traffic sources. It is the most widely used statistics service. Google Analytics can monitor visitors from all external links to the site, including search engines and social networks, direct visits and reference sites. It also displays advertising, pay-per-click, e-mail marketing and also links within PDF documents.|
|AdSense is a program run by Google Inc. that allows advertisers on the Google network to publish advertisements on their website, earning based on the number of advertisements displayed or clicks made on them|
|AddThis.com provides a series of buttons to be inserted in a web page and facilitate the distribution and subscription of web content on '' social '' sites such as Facebook, Twitter etc. The service plans to provide two types of buttons, one before for the subscription of RSS feeds and a second one for inserting the contents of a web page in the various social bookmark services.|
|Pingdom is a service that allows the monitoring of the site and distinguishes the time of inactivity of the same.|
|Double Click is a service offered by Google to track activities on the site, optimizing the performance of AdWords, Criteo and Affiliate activities targeted to the user.|
D) Privacy and safety on Cookies
Cookies are not viruses, they are just text files that are neither interpreted by the browser nor executed in memory. As a result, they cannot duplicate, spread to other networks to be replicated again. Since they cannot perform these functions, they do not fall within the standard definition of viruses. However, cookies can be used for malicious purposes. Since thanks to them information about preferences is stored, the history of a user's actions, specific browsing between multiple sites, Cookies can be used to act as a form of spyware. Many anti-spyware products are well aware of this problem and routinely report Cookies as possible threats.
E) Cookies on www.mpabbigliamento.com
The responsible and ethical policy with which MPabbigliamento handles the aspects relating to privacy is to include clear descriptions of how cookies are distributed by their website, publishing them on this specific page. Most browsers have implemented the privacy setting feature that provides different levels of acceptance of cookies, expiration and deletion after a user has visited a particular site. In line with the standard practices of many websites, the www.mpabbigliamento.com website may install cookies on the computer used by the user. By using the site the user accepts the use of the technologies used by these, being able to customize the choices through browser settings.
F) Types of Cookies and choice of methods of use and activation
Some cookies are indispensable for the proper functioning of our website. Without them you would not be able to navigate within it and use some of its functions. Cookies of this type are "technical", ie session or permanent, and allow you to remember, from one page to another of the booking process, the information provided by the user. Since these cookies are essential, disabling them the use of the site's contents could be compromised and be impossible or strongly limited. These cookies do not collect information that allows you to identify a visitor, unless the user registers on the site and then navigates to the "login" in a reserved area
G) How to disable Cookies in different browsers
By following the instructions given for the different browsers, the user can disable, block and / or modify the tracking of cookies. The indications have been reported following the versions shown next to the browser type.
Internet Explorer (versione 11)Click on the "Tools" button and choose "Internet Options".Click on the "Privacy" tab and in "Settings" (Internet Area) move the cursor to the option chosen, considering that all cookies are blocked upwards, while cookies from any website are accepted downwards. Then confirm by clicking on OK.Blocking cookies may prevent the correct display of some Web pages.
Mozilla Firefox (version 38.0.1)Click on the "Menu" icon and select "Options".Select the "Privacy" menu item. There are now 3 entries:1. "Tracing": flag or not the field depending on the choice.2. "History": from here select in the "History settings" field the "Use custom settings" option and flag your choice or remove the "Accept cookies from sites" checkbox.3. "Address bar": remove the flags if you don't want suggestions
Google Chrome (versione 43.0.2357.81 m)Click on the "Menu" icon and select "Settings".At the end of the page, scrolling down, click on "Show advanced settings".Under "Privacy" select "Content settings" and flag the option "Prevent sites from setting data" or select the desired option. To confirm click on "Finish".