What is a cookie?
Cookies are short text files consisting of letters and/or numbers which allow the web server to store information on the client (the browser) that can then be re-used during the same visit (session cookies) or at a later date (persistent cookies). Depending on the user’s preferences, the cookies are stored by the individual browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Similar technology, such as web beacons, clear GIFs and the various forms of local storage introduced by HTML5, can be used to collect information about how users behave and how services are used.
Throughout this document, we will use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and any similar type of technology.
What are cookies used for?
Based on the features and the intended usage of cookies, we can divide them into two categories:
• Technical cookies. These cookies are strictly necessary. They are essential in order for the website to run properly, and are used to manage the login function and access to the website’s restricted features. These cookies only last for the user’s current session. If they are deactivated, services requiring the user to log in may not function correctly. The public section of the website can still be used as normal.
• Analytics cookies. Profiling cookies are permanent cookies used both anonymously and openly to identify users’ preferences and improve their browser experience.
Cookies that Youthfortomorrow.institute (Gioventuperdomani.org) uses
Performance, Analytics and Research
Cookies help us learn how well our site and plugins perform in different locations. Beyond provide us information on the user experience and statistics data.
_ga, – duration: 2 years – persistent
_gid – duration: 1 day– session
To access our web platform are used technical cookies of authentication.
PHPSESSID, wp-settings, wp-settings-time, _icl_current_language – duration: 1 day – session
The cookie used by this site expires when the user logs out, or after a fixed period of inactivity determined by the server.
How to manage cookies
Generally speaking, users can decide whether to accept cookies using their browser settings.
Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products.
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Safari (Desktop)
- Safari (Mobile)
- Android Browser
- Opera Mobile
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit wikipedia.org, https://www.allaboutcookies.org, or https://www.aboutcookies.org.