Cookies – what they are and their use
Cookies are small text files that can be saved on the file directory of the user’s computer (or other Internet-enabled devices, for example, smartphones or tablets) when the user visits the Websites and then transmitted to the same sites or to the third party that originally created the cookie the next time the user visits. Usually, a cookie contains the name of the website from which the cookie originates (while browsing a website, the user may also receive cookies from different websites or web servers (so-called third party cookies) and the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie (i.e. how long it will remain on the user’s device).
The Websites use session cookies in order to offer a more efficient service. The use of such cookies is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to perform computer authentication, session monitoring and storage of specific information concerning users accessing the server and to allow the Websites’ services and functions to be provided in full. Cookies are usually present in the browser of each user in a very high number.
The cookies used on the Websites avoid recourse to other computer techniques that are potentially prejudicial to the confidentiality of users’ navigation and do not allow the acquisition of data that directly identify the user.
Interested parties who do not want the cookies in question can delete them after browsing by simply going to the privacy settings of their browser and selecting the option to delete cookies.
They allow you to create an account, log in and manage your orders. If you are a registered user, thanks to cookies, the site can recognize you as such when you access the services offered to registered users.
These cookies are necessary for the operation of the site.
They are not essential for the site, but they allow to improve the quality and experience of navigation and purchase on the site. The site it.lovely-professional.com uses “google Analytics” cookies for the aggregate analysis of user data for this purpose.
Third party marketing/retargeting cookies
The Website uses third party cookies to create a personalized profile of the user based on the pages the user has visited and to serve ads based on the user’s interests. This information is collected while the user is browsing and is in no way linked to the account with which the user accesses the Website.
In particular, Google Adwords by Google Inc. uses the user’s navigation data within its online advertising circuit, in order to propose ads more relevant to the user’s interests. it.lovely-professional.com takes advantage of this technology and uses the navigation data within the Websites owned by it in order to propose to the user targeted advertising or suggestions based on interests.
How long we keep cookies
It depends on the types of cookies. Session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies have typical expiration dates ranging from two months to a couple of years.
How to disable cookies
Most internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically. The user can change these settings to block cookies or to warn that cookies are being sent to the user’s device. There are several ways to manage cookies. The user can refer to the user manual or help screen of his browser (usually under the Tools or Options menu or in the Help menu of the browser) to find out how to adjust or change the settings of his browser.
In the case of different devices (e.g., computers, smartphones, tablets, etc.), you should ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to reflect your cookie preferences.
To learn more about cookies and how to manage or disable third-party or marketing/retargeting cookies, visit www.youronlinechoices.com.
To disable Analytical Cookies and to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about your browsing, you can download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on made available by Google at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. To activate the component, which inhibits the system of sending information about the user’s visit, simply install it by following the instructions on the screen, close and reopen the browser.
By disabling cookies, some parts of the website may not be used. If you delete your cookies from your browser, you may need to remember to reinstall the cookies you previously deleted.