What are cookie?
Cookies are files saved on the hard drive of a computer (or other navigation devices as smartphone or tablet) while browsing on the internet. Whenever a user loads a particular website, the site sends information to the browser and every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser sends this file to the website’s server. Cookies store user information and provide a simple and quicker surfing experience.
There are two main cookie categories: Session cookies and Persistent cookies.
“Session cookies” are temporary cookie files stored on a User’s computer for technical/functional purposes and are erased once the browser is closed at the end of the surfing session.
“Persistent cookies” remain on the hard drive until they are erased by the User or until they expire. Users accessing a website (or other users using the same computer/device) are automatically recognized at subsequent visits. Persistent cookies fulfill specific functions in the interest of users as, for example, the language used during navigation. Persistent cookies may be used for promotional activities or user profiling (customized ads or user navigation behavior) upon user’s explicit consent.
For further information on cookies, please visit the website “All About Cookies” [link http://www.allaboutcookies.org/]
Data Controller cookies
In the absence of such cookies, the website might not work properly.
Oyster s.r.l. also uses Session and Persistent cookies. Users may set their computer browser in order for the device to accept/reject all the cookies or for it to display a message whenever a cookie is about to be installed (in the privacy preferences), in order to decide whether to accept or reject the cookie. The user may also modify the default configuration of his/her device and disable (permanently block) cookies by increasing his/her computer’s level of protection.
How to disable and delete cookies
Disabling or deleting cookies may jeopardize site usability and functionality. Users may nevertheless set their web browser in order to accept or refuse that certain or all cookies might be installed or may display a notice whenever cookies are proposed in order to accept or reject cookie installation. In order to disable analytic cookies and to prevent Google Analytics from collecting navigation data, users may download the additional component of the browser in order to disable Google Analytics: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.