Castori may store information in small text files on your computer. These files are called cookies.
There are different kinds of cookies and and ‘can specify whether the computer can save all types of cookies, some types or none. If you do not accept any type of cookie, and ‘possible that you can not view some Web sites and take advantage of the functionality’ of customization (for example, for viewing local news, weather reports or stock quotes).
A cookie ‘file created by an Internet site to store information about the user in the system, such as expressed by user preferences when browsing the site. If, for example, the user performs a relative search time of a flight at an airline’s Web site, the site can ‘create a cookie that contains the user’s itinerary. Or the cookie can ‘contain a record of the pages you visit within the site. This information will be used by the site to customize the display that will be ‘presented to the user at the next visit.
In the cookie you can also be stored information regarding the identity ‘staff. Information regarding the identity ‘staff are information that can be used to identify or contact a person, such as name, email address, home or office address or phone number. In any case, a Web site can ‘only access to the information provided by the user personally. For example, the site can not ‘detect the e-mail address, unless the user does not provide it directly, you’ can access more information on the user’s computer.
The cookie stored on your computer can be read only by the website that created them, the files containing them are in fact the name consists of the URL of the Web site that created them.
Permanent and temporary cookies
A persistent cookie remains stored as files on your computer even after the browser is closed and potra ‘be read by the Web site that created it to the next visit to the site by the user.
A temporary cookie is stored only for the duration of the session in progress and is removed from the computer at the end of the session: this closure can ‘be caused by a specific command, by closing the browser or by the use of a different URL from the site that generated the cookie.
First Party Cookies and Third Party
First Party Cookies are created by the displayed Web site, or sent to it, and are typically used to store information such as user preferences that are visiting the site.
The Third-party cookies are cookies created by a Web site other than the one displayed, or sent to it. The third-party Web sites typically provide part of the displayed Web site content. For example, many sites use advertising ‘third-party Web sites, in turn, may use cookies. Cookies of this type are typically used to record the use of a web page by the user for advertising or marketing purposes. The third-party cookies can be permanent or temporary.
Some cookies are potentially dangerous because they can allow access to personal information that could be used for ulterior purposes without your consent.
For more information about third-party cookies and their management you can refer to this page:
Browser Configuration
Browsers can be configured to control the arrival of cookies, generally the configuration option to disable the arrival of cookies and ‘related to privacy management.