In computing HTTP cookies (more commonly referred to as Web cookies, tracking cookies or just cookies) are lines of text used to perform automatic authentication, tracking of sessions and storing specific information about users accessing the server, such as favorite websites or, in the case of purchases via the internet, the content of their "shopping carts".
In detail, they are text strings small size sent from a server to a Web client (usually a browser) and then sent back by the client to the server (without change) each time the client accesses the same portion of the same web domain. The term "cookie" – literally, "biscuit" – is derived from magic cookie (cookie magic), well-known concept in UNIX environment that has inspired both the idea that the name of the HTTP cookie.
Each domain or portion thereof which is visited with a browser can set cookies. Because a typical Internet page, for example, that a newspaper in the network, contains objects that come from many different domains, and each of them can set cookies, it is normal to host in your browser, many hundreds of cookies.
First-party cookies: are cookies that are installed from our web site. According to the law on the protection of data, cookies can be divided into two groups:
Technical cookies: they do not require the permission of the user, and are all those necessary to show the web site correctly: session cookies, analytics cookies, cookies functionality.
Cookie profiling: you need the consent of the user, since these aim to create user profiles (not to be confused with the user account data). Are used to send ads targeted messages for a particular user or group of persons to which the user belongs.
Third party cookies: are cookies that are inserted by the operators of another website ("third parties") via our website: in this case, for obvious technical reasons, 2Gelettrica is not responsible for third party cookies; our website acts as an intermediary and technical needs to provide only a link to the information notices and forms for the consent of any third party. Third-party cookies that do not require the consent of the user.
Google Analytics: 2GELETTRICA also includes certain components that are provided by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. It is third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the site. Google Analytics uses "cookies" to collect and analyze anonymous information on the behavior of use of the web sites of 2Gelettrica. Such information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes the purpose of drawing up the report for the use of persons in charge of 2Gelettrica regarding your activities on the web sites themselves. This site does not use (and do not allow any third party to use) the analysis tool of Google to track or to collect any personal identification information. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google nor does it seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a user. Google may also communicate this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
For more information, please refer to the link below: https://www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners/ The user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing the browser component of the opt-out provided by Google. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Zopim: 2GELETTRICA uses a chat service for providing real-time assistance to their users. This service uses "cookies" according to the information made on https://www.zopim.com/privacy
If they are not removed manually by the user, the cookies used by the 2Gelettrica have a duration of 1 year. To disable or delete cookies you can find instructions on the manufacturers ' sites. For example:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9