What are cookies?
Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through web pages. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of numerous information society services. Among other things, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognise the user and improve the service offered.
Types of cookies
Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, two types of cookies can be found:
– Own cookies:
Those sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor and from which the service is provided.
– Third-party cookies:
Those sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
In case cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself, but a third party manages the information collected through them, they cannot be considered as own cookies.
There is also a second classification according to the period of time they remain stored in the client’s browser. These may be:
– Session cookies:
They are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a website. They are usually used to store information that is only of interest to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g. a list of products purchased).
– Persistent cookies:
The data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a specific period defined by the responsible for cookies, ranging from a few minutes to several years.
Finally, there is another classification with six types of cookies according to the purpose for which the data is obtained:
– Technical cookies:
Those that allow the user to browse through a web page, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist on it, such as, for example, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, remembering the elements that make up an order, carrying out the purchase process of an order, making the application for registration or participation in an event, using security elements during browsing, storing content for the browsing, storing content for the broadcasting of videos or sound or sharing content through social networks.
– Personalisation cookies:
These allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the depending on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as, for example, the language, the type of browser through which the user accesses the service, the regional configuration from which the user accesses the service, etc.
– Analysis cookies:
They allow the party responsible for them to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected using this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, applications or platforms and to create browsing profiles of the users of these sites, applications and platforms to make improvements based on the analysis of usage data from users of the service.
– Advertising cookies:
They allow the management of advertising spaces in the most efficient way possible.
– Behavioural advertising cookies:
They store information on the behaviour of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows a specific profile to be developed in order to show advertising based on it.
– External social network cookies:
Disabling and deleting cookies
You can allow, block, or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options installed on your computer. By disabling cookies, some of the services available may no longer be operational. The way to disable cookies is different for each browser, but it can be done from the Tools or Options menu. You can also consult the browser’s Help menu, where you can find instructions. The user may choose which cookies they want to operate on this website at any time.
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of the browser installed on your computer:
– Microsoft Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge:
– Mozilla Firefox:
In addition, you can also manage your browser’s cookie store using tools such as the following:
– Your Online Choices:
Cookies used on https://spagnoloinspagna.it/
The cookies that are being used in this portal are identified below, as well as their type and function:
– Duration: 7 days to 3 months
– Description: Used by Meta to offer a series of advertising products, such as offers in real time from third party advertisers.
– Type: Third party
– Purpose: Social media
Acceptance of Cookies Policy
Given this information, it is possible to carry out the following actions:
– Accept cookies:
This notice will not be displayed again when accessing any website page during the current session.
The warning is hidden on this page.
– Modify your settings:
You can obtain more information about what cookies are, find out about the Cookies Policy of AIP Language Institute and modify the configuration of your browser.