What they are
Cookies are small text files stored on the computer or mobile device of the user when visiting our website.
What they are used for
Types of cookies
Cookies are categorized as follows:
Session cookies, automatically deleted as all browser windows are closed by the user.
Persistent cookies, that are stored in the user’s hard drive until a set expiration date (in terms of minutes, days or years from the creation/update of relevant cookie).
Third-party cookies, stored by third parties.
It is possible to check and delete every single cookie by editing the settings of most browsers. This, however, could, prevent you from using some functions of our website properly. To get more information about it, you can refer to www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org .
When visiting a website you can receive cookies both from the site you are visiting (“Owners”) and from the sites managed by other organizations (“Third parties”). A good example is set by “social plugins” for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. These consist in parts of the web page you are visiting which are directly created by the above-mentioned websites and then integrated into the page of the hosting website. The most common use of social plugins aims to share content on social networks. These plugins entail the transfer of cookies from/to all websites managed by third-parties. The management of the information collected by “third-parties” is ruled by relevant policies you are kindly asked to refer to.
To guarantee a better transparency and comfortableness, here follow the web addresses of different policies or modalities for cookie management:
Facebook policy: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Facebook (configuration): access your account. Privacy section.
Twitter policy: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514
Twitter (configuration): https://twitter.com/settings/security
Linkedin policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
Linkedin (configuration): https://www.linkedin.com/settings/
Google+ policy: http://www.google.it/intl/en/policies/technologies/cookies/
Google+ (configuration): http://www.google.it/intl/en/policies/technologies/managing/
Some cookies (session cookies) will be active only until you close all browsers or log out of the site. Other cookies will “survive” to your browser closing and will be available also during your next site visits. The latter are persistent cookies and their duration is set by the server as they are created. In some cases an expiration date is set, in other cases duration is unlimited. ExpesiveHotels.org website uses both session and persistent cookies for the following purposes:
Memorization of selected language, 24-hour duration.
Memorization of the acceptance of cookies coming from this website, 365-day duration.
You can decide whether to accept cookies or not by using the settings on your browser. Attention: total or partial disabling of technical cookies can compromise the use of those website functionalities we reserve to our registered users. On the other hand, the usability of public contents is possible also by completely disabling cookies. By disabling third party cookies navigation is not compromised in any way. Settings can be defined in a specific way for the different websites and web applications. In addition, the best browsers allow to set different settings for “Owner’s” cookies and “Third party’s” ones. For example, on Firefox, from the Tools menu > Options > Privacy, it is possible to access a control panel by which you can specify whether to accept the different types of cookies or remove them.
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11-win-7