City of Prato:
Cookie policy

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text strings stored in the visitor's computer, and have the main function to facilitate navigation and access to the services offered by the website. Cookies do not store details that make you personally identifiable, but only information to improve the quality of the website, for example, to identify and solve errors, to provide information on surfing the site, to allow those services that require the identification of the areas of the site that you visit.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies, but if you want to disable cookies you can set your computer to refuse them or to alert when they are stored. If the visitor rejects the use of cookies, certain site features may not work properly and some services may not be available.

Types of cookies

Session cookies
A browsing session is the duration that elapses between the moment when the internet browser is opened and the time when it is closed. The duration of these cookies is limited to browsing session and are deleted when the browser is closed. They are mainly used in the process of authentication, authorization and navigation services that need a registration, and are necessary to allow the safe and efficient navigation. They are also used for measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and to ensure a fast service.

Persistent cookies
These cookies are stored in the visitor's browser during a browsing session, but remain available after the end of the browsing session. Persistent cookies remain active for a defined time, which varies depending on the supplier and may have a duration ranging from one day to five years.

First party cookies and third-party cookies

First-party cookies are generated directly from this website and may include session and persistent cookies. We use cookies to ensure an efficient and safe use of the site and facilitate access to the services provided by this website.
The third-party cookies are used by our partners and may contain session cookies or persistent cookies used for example to identify the target, based on previous activity on the Internet. Some services managed by third parties - in addition to what is specified and without the knowledge of the owner of this website – may take the visitor tracking activities. To find out detailed information on this, refer to the privacy policy of the services provided by third parties.

Cookies on this website
The cookies used by this site are classified as:
Analytics: cookies used to collect and analyze statistical data on accesses and visits to the website.
Widgets: all those components of a user interface of a program, that has the purpose to facilitate the user interaction with the program itself (for example are widgets the cookies of Facebook, Google+, Twitter).
Advertsing: fall into this category cookies used to provide advertising services within a site.

Authentication Session Analytics Owner Questo sito web
Google Widgets / Analytics Third parties http://www.google.com/policies /technologies/cookies/

How to control the installation of cookies
You can manage preferences for cookies directly from your browser and prevent for example the installation by third parties. Using the browser preferences you can also delete the cookies installed in the past, including the one in which is eventually saved the permission to install cookies by this website.
It is important to note that disabling all cookies, the operation of this site may be compromised. You can find information on how to enable/disable cookies in your browser at the following address: Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari. If you do not use any of the listed browsers, consult the documentation of your browser.
In case of services provided by third parties, the user can also exercise the right to oppose the tracking through the privacy policy of the third party, using the opt-out link if specifically provided or by contacting the third party itself. We have no control over the cookies set by third parties, so to withdraw consent is necessary to refer to the respective Internet sites, or to theYour Online Choices. This service allows to manage the tracking preferences of most online advertising tools.