Cookies are small text files that are sent to the user when visiting the website. These are stored on the hard disk so that the website recognises the user and stores certain information about him/her with the aim of improving the service provided to them.
There are several types of cookies. Some are necessary to navigate the site, others have a specific purpose, such as ensuring security within the site, system administration tasks, statistical analysis and interpreting and / or interpreting the user's interests based on these.
The website uses technical cookies and not cookies used for profiling. This applies both to the computer and to all other devices with which the user connects to the website.
Technical cookies are intended for the sole purpose of transmitting information via an electronic communications network or providing a service that is explicitly necessary for the user.
These are not used for other purposes and are usually installed by the owner or operator of the website.
They can be subdivided into navigation cookies that ensure the normal navigation and use of the site (for example, for digital shopping or authentication for access to restricted areas); analytical cookies associated with technical cookies, where the website operator uses them to identify information such as the number of users visiting the website or navigating the website; functional cookies that recognize the user with the intention of already providing him with a website tailored to his needs (language, reserved products, etc.) and thus improve the service provided to him.
The deactivation of cookies can severely limit the use of the site and prevent the website, personalised to the user's requirements, from no longer taking place in this form. In order to decide which cookies to accept or reject, you will be given a description of the cookies used by this website.
Tipology of cookies used
First hand cookies:
First hand cookies (i.e. cookies that belong to the website and were created by the creator) are set by the website and are therefore visited directly by the user. The user's address appears in the URL window. With the use of these cookies, a website can be designed efficiently and the behaviour pattern of the user can be recognized.
Third hand cookies:
Third party cookies come from a domain other than the one the user is currently visiting. If a user visits a website that exchanges information with other companies and their websites, these are third party cookies.
Persistent cookies are stored on the user's device between browser sessions so that they can store settings or user actions on the website. They can be used for various purposes, such as to store the preferences and choices made when using the site.
These cookies are necessary for the operation of the website. Without the use of such cookies, some areas of the Site may not function. These include, for example, cookies that allow access to protected areas of the site. These cookies are not used to collect information for marketing purposes and cannot be deactivated.
These cookies are necessary to recognize a user on the website. They allow the content to be personalized and remember the settings (for example, the selected language or region). These cookies do not collect any information that can identify the user. All information collected is anonymous.
Cookies for the exchange of information on social networks:
These cookies allow you to share information from the site via social networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). To learn about privacy and cookie guidelines, you can visit the respective social media websites. In the case of Facebook and Twitter, these are https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies and https://twitter.com/privacy.
Below is the list of the most important cookies used on this site and their descriptions and functions, including their duration.
Section Cookies: First hand, technical section. Maintains the session of the user, the possibility of obtaining his choice of pages of the site, such as the language selection of navigation.
- AddThis: Third-party vendor. Enables and maintains widget sharing pages.
- Google Analytics: Third-party vendor. Enables widget and anonymous storage of statistics on content usage.
- Facebook: Third-party vendor. Receives widget sharing pages.
- Google Maps : Third-party vendor. It allows the operation of the widget for displaying maps on the site.
- Youtube : Third-party vendor. Allows you to run the widget for viewing videos on the site.
Change settings for cookies
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change the settings to disable this feature. You can block or accept all types of cookies, receive only some and disable others. The "Options" or "Settings" section of the browser's menu allows you to avoid cookies and other tracking technologies and to receive messages from the browser to activate these types of technologies. Alternatively, in most browsers, reference can be made to "Help" in the existing toolbar.
It is also possible to select the browser from the list and follow the instructions:
- Internet Explorer; - Chrome; - Safari; - Firefox; - Opera. For mobile devices: - Android; - Safari; - Windows Phone.
To learn more about cookies and to manage cookie settings (first hand and/or third party), the user is asked to visit the platform: www.youronlinechoices.com. Please note that the deactivation of cookies for navigation, or the deactivation of cookies for the functional action, can lead to the malfunction of the website and / or some services offered by ARA Pustertal AG are only partially visible.