Cookies are small text strings that websites visited by users sent to their terminal (usually the browser), where they are memorized to be eventually resent to the same website when the same user will visit the website again. Cookies are stored based on the user’s preference by the single browser on a specific used device (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Based on the characteristics and use, cookies can be distinguished in different categories:
Cookies which are mandatory to manage log-in and the access to the functions reserved to the website, generally for the updating of pages by web editors. The length of these cookies is strictly limited to the working session (they are deleted once the browser has been closed). Their deactivation affects the use of services accessible from log-in. The public part of website can still be used normally.
Technical cookies (of analysis and performances)
These cookies are used to collect and analyze traffic and the anonymous use of the website. These cookies, without identifying the user, allow, for instance, to detect if the same user returns on the website at a later time. They also allow to monitor the system and enchance performances and usability. Some website pages can www.villarosariccione.com memorize the user’s preferences relating to the size of the font and the preferred displaying mode (graphich, high contrast or text) in order to access contents. The deactivation of said cookies may be performed without any functionality loss.
These are permanent cookies used to identify anonymously and not) the user’s preferences and enhance his/her navigation experience.
Length of cookie
Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until the browser is closed or the log-out command executed. Other cookies “survive” the closing of the browser and are available even in the user’s later sessions. These cookies are called persistent and their duration is established by the browser at the time of their creation. Navigation through the website pages like www.villarosariccione.com, users can interact with all the websites managed by third parties that can create or modify profiling or persistent cookies. The temporary storage of every single cookie can be viewed in the table “list of cookies”.
Management of cookie
The user can decide whether to accept or reject cookies via the browser settings. The total or partial deactivation of cookies may affect website functionalities but it will not prevent the navigation. The setting can be specifically defined for every website and web-based application. The following are the web resources which illustrate how to proceed for every main browswer: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari.