Information on the use of Cookies by the website

Information on the use of Cookies by the website blog.micosport.com

To operate this site (blog.micosport.com) properly, we install on your device of small data files that are called cookies.

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves to the user's computer or mobile device. Thanks to cookies the site recalls the actions and preferences (such as authentication to restricted areas, the selected language or other display settings) so that the user does not have to enter them again when returning to the site or navigate between pages. Cookies are also used to verify the visits are made by new visitors or not and store certain anonymous and non-personal information relating to their navigation of the pages (input and output link, page navigation, time spent, etc.).

By using the site, by clicking on any link present or by scrolling the pages, you agree to be installed on your device "first party" and "third party" cookies mentioned in the "list of used cookies" below.

Disabling the saving of all (or some) cookies, the navigability of the site (or some sections of it) could be affected or limited by the lack of functionality.

Types of cookies

Cookies are differentiated according to their duration, the domain that has installed and their function.

Duration

Session Cookies
These are temporary files that are stored until the site was abandoned (or the browser is closed).

Persistent Cookies
These are files that are stored and maintained even after the abandonment of the site and the browser is closed. They are deleted only after the expiration date saved in the cookie.

Domain

"First party" Cookies
These are files that are installed in your device directly from the site on which you are browsing.

"Third party" Cookies
These are files that are installed from external sites, through code embedded in the pages of the site you're browsing. Examples of third-party cookies are those installed by social plugin (for content sharing), or cookies that enable the analysis of the visits.

Function

"Technical" Necessary Cookies
They are essential for the proper functioning of the site pages. Without these cookies certain capabilities may be compromised and access to content may be restricted. They allow, for example, to keep track of authentication made by a user or by a site administrator. Cookies of this type do not collect any personal information of the user.

"Technical" Functionality Cookies
These are cookies used to store the choices made by the user to improve navigation (such as language, or pre-populate a form with the name previously used). Such cookies might contain personal information (such as the user name). Without these cookies some features and navigation between pages may be affected.

Performance Cookies
These are cookies used to understand: if users are new or returning, as they use the site and how they move through the pages, how long they stay on the pages and on the website, from which region they arrived on site. The data does not identify you as a person but is aggregated anonymously by the analysis tools. The deactivation does not compromise in any way the features offered by the site.

Social Widget Cookies
Some widgets provided by social networks (eg. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google Plus, Linkedin, etc.) can use their third-party cookies. The deactivation does not compromise the use of the site, except in sections which can be installed widget (eg. integration of video or maps) and in some cases the possibility of rapid sharing of content or the opportunity to comment on some areas of the site.

Profiling / Advertising Cookies
The advertising cookies are installed to show visitors the site content related to their preferences. They can then be used to show advertising content targeted to the interests of the person. Cookies of this type work in partnership with third-party sites and can keep track of navigation passed on pages on different domains. Usually the cookies of this type keep track your IP address and other information, some of which may be personal.
This site does NOT use cookies of this type.

Google Analytics

Our pages use performance cookies of third-party by Google Analytics (powered by Google Inc.) to allow us to anonymous collect and to examine the behavior of visitors during the use of the site and to improve its usability and the user experience.

Through the use of the panel of Google Analytics, we can see if the visits were made from new or returning visitors checking out how to navigate the pages (input and output links, movements between pages and time spent on them, geographical origin, etc..

The service Google Analytics is set to use data previously anonymized with the function anonymizeIp to hide the last part of the IP address of the visitor.

For more information about Google Analytics you can visit the websites:

You can disable the action of Google Analytics through the tools provided by Google. For information, refer to the website:

Social networking buttons and widgets

To make sure that the content of a site can be shared on social networks by the visitors of the site, a site can integrate in its pages some tools (widgets) made available by the social networking sites themselves.

These tools (usually blocks of code inserted in the pages of the site host) can collect cookies installed by third-party (Social networks eg. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.); this site does not share any information with these widgets.

For more information about the cookies of major social networks you can visit:

Management and deleting cookies

To disable the use of all (or some) cookies you need to change the settings of your browser (Firefox, Chrome, Explorer, Safari, Opera, etc.).

Typically browsers are pre-set to accept cookies, unless they are configured by the user in a different way.

You can make the browser to block all or some cookies, or present a message to you before installation of a cookie.

For your convenience we list the links to manage cookies for the most popular browsers:

List of used cookies

The table below lists the cookies we use and what information they contain.

Cookie Name
Service
Type and Duration
Use
eucookie

Cookies policy acceptance

First Party
Functionality
Session
Stores the acceptance of the website policy regarding cookies.
wp-settings-X
wp-settings-time-X
(X indicates a number, which can vary)

Site

First Party
Necessary
Persistent
These cookies have no impact on the experience of navigation and do not contain personal information. They contain information about the geographical location of the visit and can be used to change the language of visualzzazione site content.
wordpress_XXX
(XXX indicates a unique session code)

Site

First Party
Necessary
Session
The cookie is used to store information about user authentication on the site, allowing their use more convenient and quick.
wordpress_logged_in_XXX
(XXX indicates a unique session code)

Site

First Party
Necessary
Session
The cookie takes care of storing the status of user authentication.
wordpress_test_cookie
Site

First Party
Necessary
Session
It is a cookie that checks if the browser is enabled to save cookies or not.
wp-saving-post
Site

First Party
Necessary
Persistent
It is a cookie that store information about last saved post.
comment_author_XXX
(XXX indicates a unique session code)

Site

First Party
Necessary
Persistent
The cookie is used to store information about user name when a comment is written, so the user does not have to re-enter it every time he posts a comment.
comment_author_email_XXX
(XXX indicates a unique session code)

Site

First Party
Necessary
Persistent
The cookie is used to store information about user email when a comment is written, so the user does not have to re-enter it every time he posts a comment.
__utma

Google Analytics

Third Party
Performance
Persistent
Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmb

Google Analytics

Third Party
Performance
Persistent
Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc

Google Analytics

Third Party
Performance
Session
Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmt

Google Analytics

Third Party
Performance
Persistent
Used to throttle request rate.
__utmz

Google Analytics

Third Party
Performance
Persistent
Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Note: the third-party cookies may change its name, increase or decrease in number at any time and without notice from the third party vendor.

Changes to this Policy

This information may be subject to future changes (such as changes to legislation, or the introduction of new services offered by this site) Therefore, we encourage you to periodically visit this page and check the changes.

Last update: February 18, 2016

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