A cookie is a simple text file in which textual data are inserted. When a website is visited, this file is downloaded by the user on the computer (or on notebook, tablet, smartphone, etc.) through the browser. Once this file is downloaded on the device, the cookie will allow to the website to "recognize you" as an user. Cookies can be used to reach personal information or user's data.
Cookies are used on the website www.granzotto.it to monitor how users interact with the website, to detect which are web pages more visited, which are elements more clicked and to understand how improve the website.
Cookies, used in this website, are of following types:
Technical Cookies: technical cookies are ones used only to "do the transmission of a communication on an electronic communication network, or to the strictly necessary extent, to the supplier of a service of the information company explicitly required by the subscriber or by the user, to provide this service"
Third parties cookies: These cookies are used to reach information about the website use by anonymous users as: visited web pages, website connection time, traffic origin, geographical origin, age, gender and interests for the purpose of marketing campaigns. These cookies are sent by third-parties domains external to the website, in our case by Google Analytics and AddThis.
It's possible to have more information about Google Analytics and AddThis clicking on the following link:
To disable cookies and to prevent Google Analytics to reach navigation data, it's possible to download the add of the browser to deactivate Google Analytics clicking on the following link:
To disable cookies and to prevent AddThis to reach navigation data, click on the following link:
ASP.NET_SessionId: technical cookie. This cookie is used to manage the session of the user on the website. It is effective until the session of the user is active
displayCookieConsent: technical cookie. This cookie is used to memorize the choice of no-visualizing the message about cookies. It is effective until the session of the user is active
__atuvc: Profiling cookie. This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly integrated into websites to allow users to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It is effective for 2 years
__atuvs: Profiling cookie. Ensure that the user sees the updated count if they share a page with the AddThis social sharing app. It is effective until the session of the user is active
__utma: Profiling cookie. Necessary for the service of third-parties of Google Webmaster and Analytics. It is effective for 2 years
__utmc: Profiling cookie. Used in cooperation with umtb cookie to determinate if the user is on a new session or visits or returns on the website with the same session of the browser. It is effective until the session of the user is active
__utmt: Profiling cookie. Used to classify the accelerator request. It is effective for 10 minutes
__utmz: Profiling cookie. Necessary for the service of Google Analytics third-parties. It is effective for 6 months
Usually is possible to activate cookies changing browser settings. However deactivating them you could limit their functionality.
The setting can be defined in specific way for different websites and web applications. Moreover best browsers allow to define different settings for "owner" cookies and "third-parties" cookies.
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9