Cookies are short pieces of text (letters and/or numbers) that allow the web server to store on the client (the browser) information to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even at a distance of days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences from a single browser on the specific device used (PC, 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 similar technologies all by simply using the word "cookie".
TYPES OF COOKIES
Strictly necessary cookies: It is essential for the proper functioning of the Smilebridge sites cookie and are used to manage the login and access to restricted functions of the site. The duration of cookies is strictly limited to the working session (closed the browser are deleted).
Analysis cookies and performance: Cookies are used to collect and analyze traffic and use of the site anonymously. These cookies, although without identifying the user, allow, for example, to detect if the same user returns to connect at different times. They also allow you to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be executed without any loss of functionality.
Third-party cookies: Visiting a website you may receive cookies from both the visited site ("proprietary"), both from websites maintained by other organizations ("third parties"). A notable example is the presence of "social plugin" for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. It is parts of the page visited directly generated by these sites and integrated into the host site. The most common use of social plugin is aimed at sharing of content on social networks.
The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites operated by third parties. The information collected by "third-party management" shall be governed by the relevant information so please refer.
The Smilebridge sites also include certain components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Again it comes to third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (cookies performance).
Google Analytics uses "cookies" to collect and analyze anonymous information about the usage behavior of Smilebridge web sites (including your IP address). This information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes them in order to draw up reports for the Smilebridge operators about the activities on the websites themselves. This site does not use (and do not allow others to use) the Google analytics tool to track or collect personally identifiable information. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a user. Google can also communicate this information to third parties unless required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
For more information, please see below given link: https://www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners/
You can selectively disable the action of installing Google Analytics on your browser the opt component -out provided by Google. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link given below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
DURATION OF COOKIES
Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until you close the browser or log out of the execution of the command (if any restricted area). Other cookies "survive" the browser is closed, and are also available in future visits. These cookies are known as persistent and their duration is set by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases there is fixed a deadline, in other cases the duration is unlimited.
Browsing the pages of Smilebridge web sites, you can interact with sites operated by third parties that can create or modify persistent cookies and profiling.
MANAGEMENT OF COOKIES
The user can decide whether to accept cookies using your browser settings.
Warning: the total or partial disabling of technical cookies can compromise the use of the functionality of the site reserved for registered users. On the contrary, the usability of public content is also possible to completely disable cookies. Disabling the "third party" cookies does not prejudge in any way the navigability. The setting can be defined specifically for the different sites and web applications. Also the best browsers allow you to define different settings for cookies "owners" and those of "third parties."
For example, in Firefox, through the Tools-> Options -> Privacy, you can access a control panel where you can define whether or not to accept the different types of cookies and remove them.
Internet Explorer: http: // windows .microsoft.com / en-us / windows7 / how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
Safari: http : //support.apple.com/kb/HT1677? viewlocale = en_US