- A) What are Cookies
Cookies are small text files that the sites visited send to the navigation device used by the user (usually a browser), they are stored in the corresponding browser folder while the user is intent on visiting a website, to then be re-transmitted to the same sites on subsequent visits. They are used for the purpose of improving navigation, saving user preferences already entered (username, password and the like), tracking user tastes and preferences, making it possible to manage the presence or absence of targeted marketing initiatives or the provision of services connected to the activity of the Data Controller such as newsletters, service communications on the site, etc. If limitations are placed on their use, this will have effects on the usability of the site's contents during consultation. It is always possible for the user to preventively block or remove them from the browser cache, but such actions could cause 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 remember the user's preferences when switching between site pages, to provide him with specific information previously collected. The most common example of this functionality is the "virtual shopping cart" functionality of an e-commerce site. When visiting a catalog page and selecting some items, the session cookie remembers the selection in a that in a virtual shopping cart, the items 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 past activities in the previous pages and the cart would always remain empty. Persistent cookies are files that remain active even after the browser is closed and help sites remember user data and settings for subsequent consultation. This allows faster and more convenient access in terms of time since, you do not need to log back in. Besides authentication, other website features are made possible and include: language selection, theme selection, menu preferences, bookmarks or favourites, and many others. During the visit, the user selects his 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. which generates detailed statistics on website traffic and traffic sources. It is the most 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, email marketing and also links within PDF documents.|
|Facebook.com is a technology company that offers a social infrastructure to connect users. Use your information to suggest services, products and news based on your interests and preferences.|
Mailchimp is an email address management and sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC.
Personal Data processed: surname; date of birth; e-mail; first name; sex.
D) Privacy and security 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 themselves, spread to other networks to be replicated again. Because they can't perform these functions, they don't fall under the standard definition of a virus. However, cookies can be used for harmful purposes. Since thanks to them information about preferences, the history of a user's actions, specific navigation between multiple sites is stored, Cookies can be used to act as a form of spyware. Many anti-spyware products are well aware of this problem and routinely flag Cookies as a possible threat.
- E) Cookies on fedebyfede.com
The responsible and ethical policy with which FédebyFéde deals with aspects relating to privacy is to include clear descriptions of how Cookies are distributed by its website, by publishing them on this specific page. Most browsers have implemented the privacy setting function that provides different levels of acceptance of Cookies, expiration and elimination after a user has visited a particular site. In line with the standard practices of many websites, the fedebyfede.com website may install Cookies on the user's computer. By using the site, the user accepts the use of the technologies used by them, being able to customize the choices through browser settings. On the fedebyfede.com e-commerce site cookies are conveyed (instrumental to site management for purchases, virtual cart management, payment management and user profiling) managed by the data controller Federica Fenili , an Italian company, responds to the Italian legislation on privacy with its own information (where appropriate and required by legislation), for which it is autonomous in content.
- F) Types of Cookies and choice of methods of use and activation
Some cookies are essential 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", i.e. session or permanent, and allow the information provided by the user to be remembered from one page to another of the booking process. Since these cookies are essential, disabling them the use of the site contents could be compromised and be impossible or severely limited. These cookies do not collect information that allows a visitor to be identified, unless the user registers on the site and navigates after "login" in a reserved area.
- G) How to disable cookies in different browsers
By following the instructions provided for the different browsers, the user can deactivate, block and/or modify the tracking of cookies. The indications have been given following the versions shown next to the type of browser.
Internet Explorer (version 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 chosen option considering that upwards block all cookies while downwards accept cookies from any website. Then confirm by clicking on OK.
Blocking cookies could 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 items:
- "Tracking": flag the field or not depending on your choice.
- "History": from here, select the "Use customized settings" option in the "History settings" field and flag your choice or remove the flag from "Accept cookies from sites".
- “Address bar”: remove the flags if you don't want suggestions
Google Chrome (version 43.0.2357.81m)
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 "Block sites from setting any data" or select the desired option. To confirm, click on "Finish".