In line with European legislation, Giacomo blog also wants to ensure that every user of this website understands what cookies are and why they are used, so that everyone can consciously decide whether to accept their use or not on their devices.
What are cookies?
Cookies are computer files or partial data that can be saved on your computer (or other devices enabled to browse the internet, for example smartphone or tablet) when you visit a site. Usually a cookie contains the name of the website from which the cookie itself comes, the “life span” of the cookie (ie how long it will remain on your device), and a value, which is usually a unique number generated randomly.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies are used to make the use of the site easier and to better adapt it to your interests and needs. Cookies can also be used to speed up your future experiences and activities on the site. This site is unable to personally identify you through this information.
Duration of the cookies used on this site
First of all, we must note the presence of two categories of cookies used on the site: “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”.
The duration of session cookies is strictly limited to the browsing period of the website, and once the browser is closed these cookies are deleted.
Persistent cookies, once the web browser is closed, are not destroyed automatically, but remain until a preset expiration date or until you delete it manually (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the “duration vital “of the cookie in question and from the settings of your browser).
To find out the duration of the individual cookies used on this site, see the table at the bottom of the page.
What types of cookies does this site use?
These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the site and allow users to take advantage of its features such as recognizing the user after logging in to the site, or to memorize the language settings, display, and so on. .
Cookies in this category include both persistent cookies and session cookies.
Technical cookies are not used for other purposes and are installed directly by the website owner.
Cookies of this type are not essential, they are used to collect information on the use of the site. We use this information for statistical analysis, to improve the site as well as to monitor its correct functioning. This type of cookie collects anonymous information about user activity on the site and how they arrived at the site and the pages visited. Cookies in this category are sent from the site itself or from third-party domains.
Specifically, this site uses Google Analytics, a free tool from Google that allows you to analyze detailed statistics on visitors to a website. Google Analytics is the most used statistics service on the web, currently in use by about 57% of the 10,000 most popular websites.
To disable Google Analytics cookies, the user can change their browser through a very simple procedure, by downloading the add-on created for this purpose.
This site does NOT use profiling cookies
Another family of cookies is represented by profiling cookies, used to track the user’s navigation and create profiles on his tastes, habits, choices etc. Through profiling cookies – highlights the Guarantor for the protection of personal data – it is possible to transmit advertising messages to the user’s terminal in line with the preferences already expressed by the user himself while browsing online.
List of cookies used by the site giacomoblog.info
|_ga||Analytical||2 years||Third-party tracking cookie (Google Analytics) used for the analysis of visits.|
|pll_language||Technical||1 year||This cookie is used by the WordPress plugin polylang and is used to remember the language code of the last page visited.|
|cookie_notice_accepted||Technical||1 month||This cookie is used to memorize the choice not to display the message about cookies.|
|wordpress_test_cookie||Technical||Closing the browser||WordPress uses this cookie on the login page to check if the user’s browser is set to accept or not accept cookies. Its use is limited to the administration area of the site|
|wp-settings-1||Technical||1 year||This cookie is used by WordPress to customize the display of the administration interface and, possibly, also the interface of the main site. Cookie path: /|
|wp-settings-time-1||Technical||1 year||This is also used by WordPress to customize the display of the administration interface and, possibly, also the interface of the main site. Its use is limited to the administration area of the site. Cookie path: /|
|wordpress_xxxxx||Technical||When the browsing session ends||This is also used by WordPress to customize the display of the administration interface and, possibly, also the interface of the main site. Its use is limited to the administration area of the site. Cookie path: /|