Cookies are short text fragments (letters and/or numbers) that allow the web server to store information on the client (the browser) to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even after a few days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences, by the individual browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, transparent GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, can be used to collect information on user behavior and use of services.
In the remainder of this document we refer to cookies and all similar technologies by simply using the term “cookies”.
Types of cookies
- Technical cookies:
- Navigation, functionality and session cookies used for the sole purpose of ensuring the proper functioning of the site;
- analytics cookies used to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site itself with the aim of continuous improvement of functionality, organization of content, support for different platforms and browsers.
The “Ancestors” Portal uses exclusively cookies of this type.
- Profiling cookies:
- Profiling cookies are aimed at creating profiles related to the user and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same in the context of web browsing.
Duration of cookies
The cookies used by the “Antenati” portal end their validity at the end of the session or after a period of inactivity on the part of the user fixed by the server.
Third party technical cookies
The “Antenati” Portal makes use of the Google Analytics service that installs technical cookies of the analytics type used to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site. This information is used for the purpose of continuous improvement of functionality, content organization, support of different platforms and browsers. Google Analytics information is available at the following address: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=it.