What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while the user is browsing that website. Their main purpose is to recognize the users every time they access www.viewsonvenice.com and also allows you to improve the quality and usability of your website. Cookies are essential for the function of the internet and they cannot damage the user's device.
Types of Cookies
There are different types of cookies. They all work the same way, but there are slight differences:
Session-id Cookies. These cookies are only employed during a particular session and are deleted when the user closes the browser. Their main purpose is to identify the device type and support the website security and basic functions. They do not contain personal data that permits identifying a person.
Persistent or Permanent Cookies: These cookies are stored in the hard disc of the device and our website is notified each time a user makes a new visit; they have an expiry date, after which the cookie stops functioning. They allow the website to identify activities and preferences, analyse visits and understand how users arrive to it, all in order to improve services.
Functionality Cookies: These allow www.viewsonvenice.com to store decisions previously made by the user, like login or password. The information gathered by such cookies remains anonymous, which means that they do not contain your name, address or other data.
Third-Party Cookies. These cookies are the ones installed by a website that the user is not visiting. They occur on social networks, like Facebook, or external contents complements like Google Maps. Some advertising companies use this type of file to follow a user's visits to each site where they are present.
Analytical Cookies: These cookies serve the purpose of regular maintenance and guaranteeing the best possible function and service for the user by storing data of your activity.
User configuration to avoid cookies
You can block cookies by means of browser configuration tools or configure your browser in order to receive notice when a cookie will be used.
If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, go to menu option Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Configuration. For more details visit: http://windows.microsoft.com
If you use Firefox, go to menu option Tools > Options > Privacy> Cookies. For more details visit: https://support.mozilla.org
If you use Chrome, go to menu Options > Advanced Options > Privacy. For more details visit: https://support.google.com/chrome/?hl=en#topic=3227046
If you use Opera, go to Safety and Privacy to configure your browser. For more details visit: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/
Useful information about cookies and how to manage them or disable them are also available at these addresses: