1. What is a Cookie?
Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded to the user’s device when visiting a web page. The main objective is to recognize the user whenever he accesses the website, also allowing to improve the quality and offer a better use of the website. In short: they aim to simplify your navigation on Be-Wide.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet; these do not damage the user’s equipment/device and, if activated in the configuration of your browser, help to identify and resolve possible errors in the operation of the website.
By accessing the website, the user expressly accepts the use of this type of Cookies on their devices. If you disable Cookies, your website navigation may not be optimized and some of the features available on the website may not work properly.
3. Cookies Used
– Preference Cookies
These cookies allow websites to remember information that changes the behavior and appearance of the website. These cookies can also help you change the text size, font and other customizable parts of web pages. Loss of information stored in a preference cookie can make the website experience less functional, but should not prevent it from working.
– Security Cookies
Security cookies are used to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of login credentials and protect data from unauthorized persons. For example, it lets you block many types of attacks, such as attempts to steal the content of forms you fill out on web pages.
– Process Cookies
Process cookies help the Website to function and provide services that the Website visitor expects, such as browsing web pages or accessing secure areas of the Website. Without these cookies, the Website cannot function properly.
– Session State Cookies
Websites often collect information about how users interact with a particular website. This may include which pages users visit most often and whether users receive error messages from certain pages. The so-called “session state cookies help to improve the services of companies, in order to improve the browsing experience of our users. Blocking or deleting these cookies does not make the Website unusable.
– Analytics Cookies
These cookies help website and application owners understand the engagement of their visitors with their web pages. These may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors.
– Advertising Cookies
These Cookies (for example from platforms such as Google or Facebook) help the owner of the website and / or applications to capture “Leads” to attract new advisors / customers / users of the Website. The data collected is anonymous and it is not possible to identify the user. They are used to limit the number of times an ad is viewed and help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.
– Cookies and social media plug-ins (social buttons)
These social cookies are intended to allow users to share pages and content through third-party social networks. They also allow you to segment the advertising offer on social networks.
Our website also uses plug-ins or social buttons.
Social plug-ins make it possible to share pages and content from the www.be-wide.com website on the various social platforms. For example, they allow the user to like (“like”) and share information on our website with their friends on social networks.
For more information on the use of personal data in relation to social networks, the privacy policies of the third party social networks in question can be consulted.
All cookies are kept only for the time strictly necessary for their use.
4. User configuration to avoid cookies
For more information about cookies, including to know which cookies have been installed and how they can be managed and deleted, the user can access www.allaboutcookies.org. If you do not want your visits to websites to be detected by Google Analytics, you should go to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Last Update: 01 March 2022