1. What are cookies?
A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie or browser cookie, is usually a small file consisting of letters and numbers. sent by a website and stored in the user's web browser when the user browses a website. The cookie modules are completely "passive" (they do not contain software programs, viruses or spyware and cannot access the information on the user's hard drive).
2. What are the cookie modules used for?
Cookies were designed as a secure way for websites to remember website status or past user activity. When the user navigates to the same site again, the information stored by the cookie can be used by the website to notify the website of the user's previous activity. Cookies may include pressing certain buttons, logging or remembering web pages visited by the user months or years ago.
Some cookie modules are essential for the operation of some services, others are useful to gather information about the use of the website. Some cookies are temporary, for example during campaigns, and will disappear when you close your web browser, others remain on your computer for a longer period of time. Some cookies are necessary exclusively for the functioning of the websites, while others are used to improve the activity and user experience.
The different types of cookies used on websites can be: strictly necessary (remember what the user has added to the shopping cart; they remember what stage of the order the user is in), functional (remember the user's login details; the security of the connection when it is connected; ensures the uniform appearance of the website, provides assistance via instant messaging), performance (improve the performance of the website; improve the user experience), signaling and targeting cookies (allow the distribution and appreciation of content; transmit information to other websites to personalize advertisements).
3. What options do you have in relation to cookies?
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you may not be able to use all the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages may not be displayed correctly.