Use of cookies

There are different types of cookies and it is possible to specify whether all types of cookies, some or none, can be saved on the computer. If you do not accept any type of cookie, you may not be able to view some websites and take advantage of the personalization features (for example, to view local news, weather reports or stock quotes). A cookie is a file created from a website for the purpose of storing information about the user in the system, such as the preferences expressed by the user while browsing the site. For example, if the user searches for a flight schedule on an airline website, the website can create a cookie that contains the user's itinerary. Or the cookie may contain a recording of the pages visited on the site. This information will be used by the site to personalize the visualization that will be presented to the user on the next visit. Personal identity information may also be stored in cookies. Personal identity information is information that can be used to identify or contact a person, such as a name, email address, home or office address, or telephone number. In any case, a website can only access information provided personally by the user. For example, the site cannot detect the e-mail address, unless the user provides it directly, nor can it access other information on the user's computer.Cookies saved on the computer can only be read by the site. Web that created them, the files that contain them have in fact the name composed by the URL of the website that created them. 
A permanent cookie remains stored as a file on the computer even after the browser is closed and can be read by the website that created it the next time the user visits the site.A temporary cookie remains stored only for the duration of the current session and is removed from the computer when the session is closed: this closure can be caused by a specific command, by closing the browser or by using a URL other than that of the site that generated the cookie.
First-party cookies are those created by the website displayed, or sent to it, and are generally used to store information such as the preferences of the user who is visiting the site. Third-party cookies are cookies created by a site Web other than the one displayed, or sent to it. Third-party websites typically provide some of the content on the website viewed. For example, many sites use advertising for third-party websites which, in turn, can use cookies. Cookies of this type are generally used to record the use of a Web page by the user for advertising or marketing purposes. Third-party cookies can be permanent or temporary. Some cookies are potentially harmful, as they can allow access to personal information that could be used for ulterior motives without the user's consent.
Browsers can be configured to control the arrival of cookies, generally the configuration option that allows you to disable the arrival of cookies is linked to the management of privacy.