What are Cookies
Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user to send its terminal (usually the browser), where they are stored before being transmitted back to the same sites at the next visit to the same user.
During the navigation of a site, the user can receive on his terminal even cookies that are sent from different web sites or servers (the “Third Party”), on which they may reside some elements (such as, for example, images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages on other domains) on the same site that are visiting.
There are three main categories: cookies “technical” cookie “profiling” and cookies “marketing.”
- Technical Cookies
are those used for the sole purpose of “carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide the service” (art. 122, paragraph 1, of the Code regarding the protection of personal data). They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed by the owner or operator of the website. Can be divided into the navigation cookie or session, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas); analytics cookies, similar to the technical cookies when used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, the number of users and how they visit the site; functionality of cookies, that allow a user browsing the function of a set of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service rendered to the same.
For the installation of these cookies you are not required the prior approval of the users, while it remains subject to the obligation to provide the information pursuant to art. 13 of the Code regarding the protection of personal data, which the site manager, if you use only such devices, may provide in the manner it deems most appropriate.
- Profiling Cookies
The profiling cookies are designed to create their profiles to you and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same part of surfing the net. The European and Italian legislation requires the user to be properly informed on the use of the same and express their valid consent.
Article refers to them. 122 of the Code when it provides that “the storage of information in the terminal equipment of a contractor or a user or access to information already stored, are only allowed on condition that the contractor or the user has given his consent after being It was informed by the simplified procedures provided for in Article 13, paragraph 3 “. (Art. 122, paragraph 1, of the Code regarding the protection of personal data).
Our cookies allow us, for example, of:
– store inserted preferences
– avoid entering the same information repeatedly during the visit such as user name and password
– analyze the use of the services and content provided to optimize the browsing experience, and the services offered.
- Third-party cookies for marketing / retargeting
Cookies are used by third-party companies & amp; agrave; Third and allow the user to view advertising banners on other affiliate sites showing the latest products displayed on www.medea.it site. In addition, while browsing the site www.medea.it these cookies are used to make display products that may interest you and similar to those seen previously.
How to disable cookies?
Most browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) Are configured to accept cookies.
Cookies are stored on your device’s hard drive can still be deleted, and you can disable cookies by following the directions provided by the main browser to the following link:
– Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
– Firefox http://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/Eliminare%20i%20cookie
– Internet Explorer http://windows.microsoft.com/en-en/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
– Opera http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/
– Safari http://support.apple.com/kb/ph11920