What are cookies?
Cookies are short text fragments (letters and/or numbers) which allow the web server to store in the client (the browser) information to reuse during the same website visit (session cookies) or later on, even after some days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored according to user choices, from the single browser selected to surf to any specific appliance used (PC, laptop, smartphone).
Similar technologies, such as for instance web beacons, transparent GIF files and all local storage forms inputed via HTML5, are used in order to gather information on the user behaviour and on the use of services.
While surfing, the user can even get cookies on his appliance sent by different websites or web servers (i.e. third parties), where some elements can be (for instance images, videos, maps, sounds, specific links to pages belonging to other domains) showed on the site the user is surfing.
More in general, some cookies (defined such as session cookies) are assigned to the user appliance only during his/her site access and automatically expire once the browser is closed. Other cookies (defined persistent) keep staying recorded in the appliance for a longer period of time.
The specific purpose of different tyeps of cookies installed in this website are described here below. You can deactivate the cookies by following the following information reported as follows.
By further reading this document, cookies and all similar technologies will be referred to simply using the word 'cookies‘.
Which kind of cookies does this website apply?
The website unirolfo.com only uses third parties‘ cookies such as, for example, but not only, those relevant to services provided by Goodle Maps and YouTube.
Both kinds of cookies are described more in detail here below with information concerning how to handle them.
The website unirolfo.com does not use any cookies with user profiling features.
Cookie of third parties
Surfing a website you can get cookies coming from both the site visited ('owners‘), both from websites manged by other organisations ('third parties‘). An example is represented by services provided by other platforms, such as Google Maps (maps) or YouTube (videos) using cookies.
It is about parts of the page directly visited by the above websites and and integrated into the host website page. The most common use of social plugin aims to share the contents in the social networks.
The existence of these plugins implies the sending of cookies from and to all those websites managed by third parties. Handling the information gathered by 'third parties‘ is regulated by the related norms you are kindly required to refer to. In order to grant a better transparency and simplicity, we report here beow the main web addresses concerning the various norms and information and some methods for cookies handling.
Facebook – information:
Facebook – configuration:
log in to your account in the Privacy session.
Twitter – information:
Twitter – configuration:
Linkedin – information:
Linkedin – configuration:
Google+ – information:
Google+ – configuration:
Handling of cookies
The access to cookies, both direct and by third parties, can be deactivated by the User by modifying the browser settings he/she is using; it is important to note though, that by doing it, the websites could become not usable, should major cookies be stopped in order to provide the service.
Any browser is provided with different settings to deactivate cookies; here below are reported the links to the instructions for the most common browsers.
Safari per OSX:
Safari per iPhone, iPad o iPod: