What is a cookie
Cookies are short pieces of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the web server to store on the client (browser) information to be reused during the same visit to the Website (session cookies) or later, even after days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences, by a single browser on the specific device being used (computer, tablet, smartphone). Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, clear GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, can be used to gather information on user behavior and use of services. Later in this document we will refer to cookies and all similar technologies using the word “cookie”.
There are several types of cookies. Some of them will make more effective the use of the Website, other will enable certain functionality. In detail our cookies allow you to:
- store preferences;
- avoid re-enter the same information several times during a visit;
- analyze the viewed pages to optimize the browsing experience and the services offered.
Following are the various types of cookies used by aedolab.com according to the intended use.
This type of cookie allows the proper operation of certain sections of the site. They are of two categories, persistent and session cookies:
- persistent: after closing the browser they are not destroyed but remain up to a preset expiration date;
- session: they are destroyed every time the browser is closed.
These cookies, always sent from our domain, are required to view the Website and, in relation to technical services offered, always used and sent, unless the user does not change the settings in his/her browser (thus affecting the display of Website pages).
Cookies in this category are used to collect information on the Website use. aedolab.com will use this information gathered as anonymous statistical data to improve the use of the Website. This type of cookie collects anonymous data on the activity of users and how they came on the Website. Cookies are sent from the analytical site itself or by third-party domains.
These cookies are used to collect information on the use of the webite by users, such as page views, time spent, origin of the source traffic, geographic data, age, gender and interests for the purposes of marketing campaigns. These cookies are sent from third-party domains external to the Website. This type of cookie incorporates features developed by third parties within the pages of the Website as icons and preferences expressed in social networks, in order to share the contents of the site or for the use of services of third-party software (such as software to generate maps and additional software that offer additional services). These cookies are sent from third-party domains and partner websites that offer their functionality in the pages of the Website. It’s those cookies necessary to create user profiles in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user within the Website page.
aedolab.com, according to current legislation, it is not required to ask permission for technical and analytical cookies, as they are necessary to provide the required services. For all other types of cookies the consensus may be expressed by the user with one or more of the following modes:
- By specific configurations of the browser or the programs used to navigate the pages of this Website;
- By changing the settings in the use of third-party services from their respective websites (see ‘Cookies management’ below).
Both of these solutions might prevent you from using or view parts of the Website.
The user can decide whether to accept cookies using the settings on his/her browser. To learn how to disable cookies, via your browser settings, please refer to the documentation of the used browser. Here you will find the links to the pages of the manuals of the most popular browsers: