What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you do not have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
Cookies used on this website
We use both session cookies (which exist only until you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which exist for a longer, specified period of time). The type of cookies used on this website can generally be put into three categories: Strictly Necessary, Performance and Functionality.
Strictly Necessary/technical cookies
Some of the cookies on our website are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet. This information are automatically deleted at the end of any session.
Some of the cookies on our website collect information about how visitors use the website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how our website works.
Our website uses Google Analytics cookies. Information collected by these cookies will be transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the USA in accordance with its privacy practices. For further information of Google’s privacy practices and how this applies to Google analytics, please visit:
These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features.
Third party cookies
By visiting a website the user might receive cookies from both the site itself and from sites managed by other organizations (third-party cookies). Our website also allows third parties to download cookies to your device.
For example, in this site there are social plugins for Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. These are sections of the page originating directly from the sites of the companies listed before, and included within the page of the host site. The most common use for these kind of cookies (social plugin) is to allow sharing of the site’s contents on social networks.
The presence of these plugins entails the transmission of cookies to and from all the third-party sites involved. The management of information collected by third parties is regulated by their policy, which should be taken as reference. To help the user and guarantee transparency, we hereby list the web addresses of their respective policy and of their cookie configuration pages, where present.
Facebook (notice) https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Facebook (configuration) access your account, Privacy section.
Twitter (notice) https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514
Twitter (configuration) https://twitter.com/settings/security
Google+ (notice) http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/technologies/cookies/
Google+ (configuration) http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/technologies/managing/
Cookies used by our website
Below is a summary of the cookies used on www.a-sign.it.
|a-sign.it||incap_ses||Performance/Analytics||Security and acceleration||Expires when browser closes|
|a-sign.it||visid_incap||Performance/Analytics||Security and acceleration||2 years|
|a-sign.it||viewed_cookie_policy||Technical||Cookies Management||1 year|
|google.com||APISID||Third Party||Google maps||2 years|
|google.com||HSID||Third Party||Google maps||2 years|
|google.com||NID||Third Party||Google maps||6 months|
|google.com||PREF||Third Party||Google maps||2 years|
|google.com||SAPISID||Third Party||Google maps||2 years|
|google.com||SID||Third Party||Google maps||2 years|
|google.com||SSID||Third Party||Google maps||2 years|
|google.com||__utmx||Performance/Analytics||Analytics||Expires when browser closes|
How to control and delete cookies
The majority of web browsers accept cookies, but you can usually change the web browser’s settings to refuse new cookies, disable existing ones or simply let you know when new ones are sent to your device . In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility).
We hereby list the reference guides about cookie management for each of the most common browsers on the market:
Internet Explorer http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies
You can find more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them at www.aboutcookies.org.
Please be aware that, if you refuse or disable cookies, some of the website’s functionality may be lost. In addition, disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.
If you have any queries in relation to this notice, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.