WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files generated by the web pages you visit, which contain the session data that can be useful later in the website. In this way this Web remembers information about your visit, which can facilitate your next visit and make the website more useful.
Cookies are secure – they can only store information that is put there by the browser, which is information the user has entered into the browser or that is included in the page request. They cannot run code and they cannot be used to access your computer. If a website encrypts the information in the cookie, only that website can read the information.
There are two different types of cookies: Session and Persistent. They are used for different things and contain different information.
Session cookies contain information that is used within your current browser session. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Nothing is persisted on your machine beyond the time you spend on the site.
Our websites use PHPSESSIONSID cookies, which leave a textual identifier code in the user of the client, in order to trace the client browser session.
Persistent cookies are used to hold information that is used between visits. This data allow sites to recognize that you are a returning customer and react accordingly. Persistent cookies have a lifetime value that is set by the website, which can vary between a few minutes or several years.
Cookies are used by the site to keep your session as you progress through the site, keeping track of your reservation details and whether you’ve logged in. They are used to display relevant products within your journey.
Web analytics cookies, from our partner Google, allow us to track customer interaction within the site. This gives us valuable insights which enable us to improve the site and the products and services we offer.
TURNING OFF AND DELETING COOKIES
All web browsers allow you to limit cookie behavior or turn off cookies within the settings or options of the browser. The steps to do this are different for each browser, you can find instructions under the Help menu of your browser. Through your browser you can also view the cookies that are on your computer, and delete individual ones, or purge them all.
Cookies are just text files so you can open them and read the contents. The data within them are often encrypted or have a numeric key corresponding to a web session so they often don’t make sense to anything other than the website that wrote it.
IDisabling cookies will also affect the monitoring of your progress through the site, but will not stop the analytics code from recognizing your visit.
WHAT COOKIES DOES THIS WEBSITE CREATE?
The session cookies that corsa.nitho.com writes includes data used by the web server hardware about which server is processing your session and your authentication status (against our database). The persistent cookies that are created by the website are used by our technology partner Google. They are used to recognize traffic to the site that is returning users rather than new customers.
The information that is stored can be used to serve you appropriate adverts on other sites on our behalf. Deleting these cookies won’t affect your experience or the functionality of the corsa.nitho.com website.
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