Cookies consist of portions of code (computer files or partial data) sent by a server to the user’s Internet browser, stored by that browser automatically on the user’s computer and automatically sent to the server at each occurrence or subsequent access to the site. A cookie usually contains the name of the website from which the cookie comes from, the life span of the cookie (that’s how long it will remain on the user’s device) and a value, which is usually a unique, randomly generated number. When the user returns the cookies are sent back to the website that created them (first-¬party cookies) or another site that recognises them (third¬-party cookies). Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise the user’s device and have different purposes such as, for example, allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your favourite website and, in general, improving the browsing experience. They also help to ensure that the advertising content displayed online is more targeted to users and their interests.
If the user decides to disable cookies, this may affect and/or limit their browsing experience on the site. For example, they might not be able to visit certain sections of a site or may not receive personalised information when visiting the sites.
Types of cookies
This type of cookie is strictly necessary for the proper operation of certain sections of the site. There are two categories: persistent and session:
- persistent: once you close your browser are not destroyed but remain up to date preset deadline
- Sessions: are destroyed every time the browser is closed
These cookies, always sent from our domain, are required to view the site and in relation to technical services offered, we will be increasingly used and then sent, unless the user does not change the settings in your browser (thus affecting the display of site pages).
The following are the various types of cookies used by castellodescalchi.it:
- PHPSESSID: this is a session cookie and has the solo purpose to assess whether or not the user is logged in to the system.
POLYLANG: We use an off-the-shelf product called Plylang to manage content in multiple languages. For your convenience on future visits, it stores the language code of the last page you viewed: for example, ‘en’ for English, or ‘it’ for Italian.
Cookie of analysis of third-party services
These cookies are used to collect information on the use of the site made by users in anonymous form such as visited pages, time spent, origin of traffic sources, geographic origin, age, gender and interests for marketing purposes. These cookies are sent from third-party domains external to the site..
This type of cookies integrates features developed by third parties within the pages of the site as the preferences expressed in social networks in order to share the contents of the site or for the use of third-party software services, (such as software for generating maps and additional software that offer additional services). These cookies are sent from third-party domains that offer their functionality through the pages of the site.
To ensure greater transparency and convenience, below are shown the web addresses of the different policies and ways to manage cookies.
GOOGLE MAPS and third party services of Google Inc.
Google Maps is a service of displaying maps powered by Google Inc. that allows this application to integrate those contained within its pages.
GOOGLE FONTS and third party services of Google Inc.
Cookies for user profiling
These cookies are necessary to create user profiles for the purpose of sending advertising messages online with the preferences outlined by the user inside the pages of the website.. User profiling cookies are not utilised on our website.
How to disable cookies using the configuration of the browser
The majority of Internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically. This means that you can set your browser at any time to accept all or some of the cookies, or to reject them, disabling their use by sites. You can also normally set the preferences of your browser so as to be notified whenever a cookie is stored in your computer. At the end of each browsing session, you can delete the collected cookies from the hard disk of your device. If you want to delete the cookies installed in the cookie folder of your browser, it should be noted that each browser has different procedures for managing settings.
You can find information about how to manage cookies in your browser to the following addresses:
In accordance with the norms in force, the website does require consensus to use technical cookies, inasmuch that they are necessary to supply the required services.