Cookies are small strings of data that are stored locally within the user’s browser to exchange information with the website.
These strings are used for different purposes including session analysis, storing information to improve the browsing experience or site functionality. Cookies that are saved during browsing may come from the site itself (owners) or be installed by tools or objects contained within the website (third-party).
The general provision of the Authority for the protection of privacy (GU No. 126 of 3 June 2014) defines two types of cookies:
- Technical cookies – Used for the sole purpose of allowing the transmission of a communication, to complete a service requested by the user or to perform statistical research.
- Profiling cookies –