Cookies are short lines of texts stored on your computer by websites you’ve visited. They are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the website owner. They are used to store information about visitors preferences and record user-specific information (authentication, language, location and other). Part of the information collected is used for statistics and marketing purposes.
· Session cookies (they are deleted when the browser is closed)
· Persistent cookies (they are deleted after a fixed period of time)
· First-party cookies (they can be read by the domain being visited only)
· Third-party cookies (they are created and subject to external domains, different than the visited website)
The table below summarizes which cookies are used.
Google Analytics:persistent These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the website. This information is used to compile report and assist with site improvement. Cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of website’s visitors, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
.NET Session: session This cookie is fundamental to manage users sessions. This cookie collects information in an anonymous form and is deleted when the browser is closed.
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Most web browsers enable to control cookies management through settings. For further information on cookies, including how to verify saved cookies, how to manage cookies settings and how to delete them, please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
To disable tracking by Google Analytics across all websites, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.