Cookies and passive data collection - Extended Information note on cookies
Cookies are text files (letters and/or numbers) containing groups of information stored in Data Subjects’ computer or mobile device every time they visit a website through a browser. At each subsequent visit the browser sends these cookies to the website which originated them or to another website. Cookies allow websites to store certain information in order to allow users to navigate online in a simple and fast way.
Cookies are used for different purposes and have different characteristics. They can be used either by the Data Controller of the website you are visiting, or by third party.
Types of cookies
The websites of Assicurazioni Generali use the following categories of cookies:
You can change your cookie preferences here:
Note: third party’s cookies may change name and increase or decrease at any time and without notice by the third party’s provider.
The provision of data by users is optional.
Users of Assicurazioni Generali websites will provide consent for the provision of data through cookies if they fulfil one of the following actions:
clicking on the OK button present in the banner;
- closing the banner through the appropriate button (X);
- clicking on any other point of the page.
The user always has the option to withdraw consent, by clicking on the links shown in the table above.
Users may set their browser in order to receive a warning on the presence of cookies and decide if accept or refuse them. Moreover, they may delete such cookies through functions available in every browser for the internet access.
For example, in Internet Explorer, menu Tools-> Internet Options -> Privacy, you can access a control panel where it’s possible to accept or not the different types of cookies and remove them.
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9