What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site.
- First party cookies are cookies set by the website you’re visiting. Only that website can read them. In addition, a website might potentially use external services, which also set their own cookies, known as third-party cookies.
- Persistent cookies are cookies saved on your computer and that are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser, unlike a session cookie, which is deleted when you quit your browser.
The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences (such as user name, language, etc.) for a certain period of time.
That way, you don’t have to re-enter them when browsing around the site during the same visit.
Cookies can also be used to establish anonymised statistics about the browsing experience on our sites.
Symposium websites mostly use “first-party cookies”. These
are cookies set and controlled by our company, not by any external
Cookies via Google Analytics can also be used to establish anonymised
and aggregate statistics about the browsing experience on our sites.
turn your cookies off, depending on the browser you use, we suggest you
visit the following websites for the most common browsers :
- Microsoft Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/Product/internet-explorer/internet-explorer-11
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/products/firefox
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/?hl=it
- Apple Safari: https://www.apple.com/it/support/mac-apps/safari