Updated on the 14th of May 2021
Other technology examples
it's a technology used to optimize browsing, that does not collect information on the user's preferences (e.g. stores a code that identifies the user's session after login to prevent the user from entering username and password in every webpage of the profile in the access to the reserved areas.
"Tracking code" or "monitoring code" is a small portion of code that is released by some systems with the purpose of being implemented in others to track some data related to the user and his browsing session, or to the opening of e-mails, in a totally transparent manner for the user. The data tracked can be different, for example the date and time, the geographical location, the type of device used for browsing, up to more complex tracking pixels that monitor the amount spent for a purchase order or other useful information for the marketing departments of the companies that use them.
It's a program that interacts with another one to expand or extend its original functions. The most used plugins are those of social networks, that, for example, allow the user to follow a page or a profile with a click, or to indicate that he appreciated a web content with a click, to share it on his profile etc.
it is a graphical user interface component of a program, which is intended to facilitate the user's interaction with the program itself. The most used widgets are those of social networks, which allow users to easily open social networks in a separate browser window.
These services allow you to interact with social networks, or with other external platforms, directly from the pages of a website. The interactions and information acquired on the website are subject to privacy settings of the third party who created the aforementioned technologies. To receive detailed information pursuant to art. 13 of the EU regulation 2016/679 regarding the use of personal data processed when you use these technologies, visit the websites of the third parties who manage these technologies.
Remember that you can manage your preferences on cookies also through the browser
If you don't know the browser type and version that you're using, click on "help" in the browser window on the top, from which you can access all the necessary information. If you know your browser, instead, click on the one you're using to access the cookie management page. For example, users can find information on how to manage the Cookies in some of the most popular browsers at the following web addresses:
Advertising industry initiatives for consent management
Without prejudice to the foregoing, users are informed of the possibility of using the information on YourOnlineChoices (EU),
Network Advertising Initiative (USA),
Digital Advertising Alliance (USA),
or other similar services.
With these services, it's possible to manage the preferences of most of the advertising tools. Therefore, the data controller suggests to users to use this resource in addition to the information provided in this document.
The Digital Advertising Alliance also made an application available called AppChoices that helps users to control behavioural advertising on mobile applications.