What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to your device when you visit a website. Cookies pass data back to the original website each time you visit it, or to another website that recognizes the cookie. Cookies act as a record of a website, allowing it to recognise your device in subsequent visits. Cookies can also remember your preferences, improve your user experience, and determine which advertisements you are shown.
Cookies used on this website
Technical cookies are essential in order for the website to function correctly and to take advantage of the various options and services it offers.
Session cookies (or non-persistent cookies), exist only while the user navigates the website. Web browsers normally delete session cookies when the user closes the browser.
How to control and delete cookies?
Most web browsers accept cookies, but you can change your web browser settings in order to reject new cookies, disable those which already exist, or to inform you when someone sends a new cookie to your device. To change the settings, follow the instructions provided by each browser:
- Internet Explorer: Tools> Internet Options> Privacy
- Firefox: Tools> Options> Privacy> History> Custom parameters.
- Chrome: Settings> Show advanced settings> Privacy> Content settings.
- Safari: Preferences> Security.
- Opera: Settings.