HTTP cookies (more commonly known as web cookies, tracking cookies or simply cookies) are strings of data used to execute automatic authentications, track sessions and save specific information regarding users that access the server. In detail, they are small strings of text sent by a server to a web client (usually a browser) and then sent back by the client to the server (without any changes) each time the client accesses the same part of the same web domain. Cookies have been designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites, in order to save useful information (for example, items in a shopping cart) or record the user’s browsing (including clicking on specific buttons, logins or registrations of pages that the user has visited).
A visit to a page of mmspa.eu can generate the following types of cookies:
Each time a user visits the website, the software provided by another organisation generates an ‘anonymous analytics cookie’.
These cookies can tell us whether it is the first time you have visited the website or if you’ve never visited these web pages. Your browser will tell us if you are willing to receive these cookies and, if you do not, we generate new ones. This allows us to calculate how many users visit our website and how frequently.
Other third party cookies
On certain pages of our website other organisations may set up their own anonymous cookies. The purpose of this is to monitor how successful their applications are, or to customise their applications. Based on the way cookies work, our website cannot access them or access the organisation of the data that generate these cookies used on our website.
For example, when you share an article using a social media share button (such as Facebook) on mmspa.eu, the social network that created the button records the user that carried out this action.
How do I block cookies?
It is possible to have your browser block cookies or only accept cookies from a specific website.
All modern browsers allow you to modify cookie settings. Usually you can find these settings under “options” or in the “preferences” menu in your browser. The following links may be useful to understand these settings. Or you can use the “Help” option in your browser for more information.