What are cookies?
In computer science, cookies […] are lines of text used to perform automatic authentication, tracking sessions and storing specific information about users accessing the server, such as favorite websites or, in the case of purchases via the internet, the content of their “shopping carts”.
In practical and non-specialist terms, a cookie is a small file, stored on your computer by websites while browsing, useful for saving preferences and improving website performance. This optimizes the user’s browsing experience.
Cookies can be classified in several ways; between these:
technical and essential cookies: essential to navigate a website and use all its features;
statistical and performance cookies: statistically show users’ usage habits (frequently visited pages, site usage patterns, etc.);
functionality cookies:used to remember some choices of the user in the use of the site (for example, to keep a session open after a log-in) and to improve its usability;
profiling cookies: aimed at creating user profiles, in order to send personalized messages (usually advertising) to the individual visitor;
third-party cookies: created and subject to external domains to which we are visiting (for example, the social network boxes on other sites), and depend directly on these other domains.
To be used, cookies do not require the user’s prior consent; in any case, the informed consent of the users is required, according to the procedures established by the authority guaranteeing the protection of personal data.
Howidivit.com directly does not make any profiling of its users, but can not guarantee that this is not done by third parties. Howidivit.com collects data only in an anonymous and aggregate form.
Purpose and Use
Howidivit.com uses different types of cookies. In particular:
technical cookies, essential for the proper functioning of the site;
statistical and profiling cookies, governed by Google policies (click here);
third-party cookies, related to links with social networks or other external services. In particular:
Google+ e Youtube
The site is optimized to work optimally when cookies are enabled.
Do not you want cookies? Here’s how to disable them
All major browsers provide the ability to disable and / or delete cookies. By clicking on the link (below) of your browser, you will be redirected to the help pages for this function; if the browser is not listed, we advise you to use the internal help section of your browser.
You can delete cookies by deleting navigation data, site and plug-in data, or by selectively deleting individual cookies; you can choose to set a warning message before accepting a cookie; finally, you can activate the anti-tracking mode in your browser.