What are Cookies?
Cookies are small and are stored on your computer when you visit a website.
These are used to customize user browsing and gather automatic access and site usage information.
When the website is trusted, as in the case of our portal, cookies help to improve and speed up your browsing, as well as facilitate your next visit making the site more useful for your needs.
This is the setting sequence (or creation) of a cookie:
– When you visit a website for the first time, it asks you to accept a cookie for a specific domain. If you accept, the cookie is saved on your computer.
– Each time you view a resource from that domain, the browser sends the cookie.
Is it possible to block cookies?
Yes you can block or allow cookies on all websites or choose the sites for which they are allowed.
Is it appropriate to block all cookies?
Not necessarily. Blocking all cookies can actually help protect privacy, but limit the functionality available on some websites. It is therefore advisable to choose websites to allow cookies. It is therefore possible to initially block all cookies and then allow those necessary for sites considered to be reliable.
What are temporary cookies?
Temporary cookies (or session cookies) are removed from the computer when the browser is closed. They are used to store temporary information, such as items in the cart.
What are permanent cookies?
Persistent cookies (or saved cookies) remain stored on your computer even after you close the Browser. They are used to store information, such as the login name and password, to prevent the user from retyping them each time they visit a specific site. Persistent cookies can remain in your computer for days, months or even years.
What are the cookies of the websites displayed?
The cookies of the websites displayed derive from the website displayed and may be permanent or temporary. They can be used to store information that will be reused on the next visit to the site.
What are third-party cookies?
Third-party cookies derive from ads from other sites, such as popups or advertising banners, on the website displayed. They can be used to register the use of the website for marketing purposes.
Manage cookies on the main browsers
1. Click the Chrome menu icon.
2. Select Settings.
3. At the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings.
4. In the “Privacy” section, click Content Settings.
5. Enable or disable cookies
6. To enable cookies, select Allow data to be saved locally (recommended).
7. To disable cookies, select Prevent sites from setting data.
8. Click Finish to save.
If you do not want a record of your visits and downloads to be stored in Google Chrome, you can browse the web in incognito mode.
1. To open Internet Explorer, click the Start button. In the search box, type Internet Explorer, and then in the results list, click Internet Explorer.
2. Click the Tools button and then choose Internet Options.
3. Click the General tab and then in Browsing history click Delete.
4. Select the Cookies check box and then click Delete if it is not already selected. Select or clear the check boxes for any other options you want to delete. To keep cookies for saved bookmarks, select the Keep data on favorite websites check box.
Preferences> Advanced> Cookies. These settings allow configuring cookie management in Opera. The default is to accept all cookies.
All cookies are accepted
Accept cookies only from the site you visit
Third-party cookies, sent from a domain other than the one you are visiting, are rejected.
Never accept cookies
All cookies are rejected
Delete new cookies when you leave Opera
Some websites need cookies to work properly. In this case, if you want to prevent cookies sent from being stored between browsing sessions, activate the “Delete new cookies when exiting Opera” option.
Ask before accepting a cookie
To decide from time to time what to do with the cookies received, select “Ask before accepting a cookie”. In this way, with each new cookie, the cookie dialog will be displayed containing information on the origin of the cookie and its attributes.
The cookie manager allows you to review and modify cookies saved in Opera. The “Manage cookies …” button, opens a window containing a list of folders, each identified by a domain. After using the quick search field to locate a domain, open the folder to view all the cookies connected to it.
The cookie dialog
The cookie dialog is displayed every time a website offers a cookie, but only if you have activated the “Ask before accepting a cookie” option in Preferences> Advanced> Cookies. The dialog box displays the origin of the cookie and its attributes and allows you to choose whether to accept or reject it.
Force removal at Opera’s exit
Check the box “Force removal when leaving Opera” to request that the cookie be removed at the end of the session regardless of its expiration date.
Remember the choice for all cookies for this domain
To accept or reject all cookies set for the same domain, check the box “Remember the selection for all cookies for this domain”. In this way, at the next offer of a cookie for the same domain, the dialog will no longer be shown.
Click on “Cookie details” to view all the attributes.
To set cookie blocking
tap Block cookies and choose “Never”, “Third party and advertisers” or “Always”. Cookies are information of websites that are stored on the device to allow the sites to remember the user on the next visit and so that the web page can be customized based on the information obtained.
Important: some pages may only work if you accept cookies.
To remove information from the device