What’s a cookie?
Cookies are small parts of data saved and used in order to improve the experience of use (of a site). For example they can save for a while your favorites, to make you avoid to choose language, making the following visits more comfortable. Or they are needed to make “anonymous surveys” on how other user surf the site, so that it can be improved starting from the real data. Cookies don’t record any personal data and the possible identifiable data won’t be saved. If you want to disable cookies it’s necessary customize your pc settings by setting the cancellation of the cookies or activating a notice when the cookies are saved. To proceed without editing cookies application you can just keep on surfing.
Are cookies dangerous?
Cookies are not viruses or programs. They’re just data saved textually in the shape “variable=value” (eg.: “SiteAccessdate=01-20-2014, 14:23:15”). These data can be read only by the site that created them, and in many cases they have an expiry date, which once passed, the site will delete them automatically. Not all the cookies are used for the same aim: the different kinds of cookies will be described as follows.
Which kind of cookies are used by PromoPharma S.p.a.?
Our website uses different kinds of cookies, each with a different function as specified in the table below:
- Navigation cookies
- Those cookies allow the site to work correctly and they’re used to gather information on how visitors use the site. Those data are used to fill in reports and help us to improve the site. Cookies gather information in an anonymous way, including the number of visitors, where they came from and the pages they visited.
- Analytic cookies
- This website uses Google Analytics, a service of Web analytics provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses the “cookies”, text files which are saved on users’ pc and allow analysis of the use of the platform by the user. For further information click here. The information created by the cookies about the user’s activity on this site are normally moved and stored on a Google server in U.S.A.. Google Analytics is used also to create interest profiles for Remarketing (Google Display Net). You can prevent the gather and the elaboration of the data created by the cookies about the use of this site (including your IP address) downloading and installing the following plug-in on your browser.
- Cookies of third parties
- These cookies are used by companies counting as third parties. The use of those cookies normally doesn’t imply the treatment of personal data. Cookies of third parties derive from ads belonging to other websites like commercials, present in the visualized website. They can be used to record the use of the website for a marketing purpose or the correct functioning of the social plugin.
Is possible to set your browser used to surf to delete or prevent the installation of the cookies. The user can check which cookies are installed, which is their last and delete them. The steps to make those operations depend on the browser.
Following there are the guides for the most spreaded browsers:
Disabling some cookies might obstruct the access to PromoPharma S.p.a. and the good operation of the pages.
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