What are cookies?
Browser cookies are essential for enabling you to move in the website and use all its functions. Without them, the services requested cannot be provided, such as, for example, the shopping cart needed to purchase online and for e-billing. In this sense, browser cookies are necessary in that they are used to memorise a unequivocal identifier for the management and identification of a user, which is unique compared with those of the other users using the website at the same time. Examples of “events” for which the use of the browser cookies is needed: Remembering previous actions, in case the user browses backwards through the same pages during the same session. Management and sending of security tokens to the various services provided within the same site to identify, for example, the visitor’s status (registered, not registered) Browsing of the reserved area of the website. Guiding customers towards specific versions/uses of a service.
These cookies can be managed directly by eshop.xacus.com or by third party partners. Performance cookies can be session or persistent cookies and their use is limited to the performance and improvement of the website. These cookies collect information about how a visitor uses the website (e.g. pages visited). Under no circumstances do these cookies collect information for the purpose of identifying the user. All the information collected by these cookies is aggregated in anonymous form and used for the purpose of improving the functions of the website, including Web Analytics, affiliation systems, error management, A/B tests or multitests.
These cookies can be the property of eshop.xacus.com or of any of its partners. These cookies concern actions performed by the users on the website. They can be used, for example, to avoid again offering a user a service that they have already been offered and refused in the past. The functional cookies enable the users of a website to remember the user’s choices, including the username, language, country of origin etc. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot track the user’s conduct on other websites. Functional cookies are essential for enabling the website to remember the settings that a user has applied to a website, for example, the layout, font size, favourites, colour, etc.; remembering a choice so that the user is not again asked to fill in a questionnaire, identifying whether a service has already been offered, etc.
Third party marketing/re-targeting cookies
These cookies are used by the partners of eshop.xacus.com to present banners advertising eshop.xacus.com in other websites. While you are browsing on eshop.xacus.com, these same cookies are also used to show you products that might interest you or that are similar to those that you have looked at in the past, based on your browsing chronology. The use of these cookies can enable the website to connect to your computer or other devices and trace the saved data: these cookies connect to the browser installed on your computer or on other devices used when browsing on our website.
How can I disable cookies?
Most browsers automatically accept cookies but users can also choose not to accept them. This could prevent them from moving around freely from one page to another and from using all the unique features of the website. If you don’t want your computer to receive and memorise cookies, you can change the safety settings of your browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari etc.). In any case, parts of our Website only be fully used if your browser accepts cookies (for example the functions for adding items to the shopping cart and purchasing them). Some brief instructions on how to perform this operation in the four most popular browsers are provided below: Microsoft Internet Explorer Click on the ‘Tools’ icon in the top right-hand corner and select ‘Internet Options’. In the pop-up window select ‘Privacy’. Here you can adjust your cookie settings. Google Chrome Click on the spanner icon in the top right-hand corner and select ‘Settings’. At this point select ‘Show advanced settings’ and change the ‘Privacy’ settings. Mozilla Firefox From the drop-down menu in the top left-hand corner, select ‘Options’. In the pop-up window select ‘Privacy’. Here you can adjust your cookie settings. Safari From the drop-down settings menu in the top right-hand corner, select ‘Preferences’. Select ‘Security’ and here you can adjust your cookie settings. To find out more about cookies and how to manage or disable third party or marketing/re-targeting cookies, please visit www.youronlinechoices.com. To disable analytical cookies and prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about your browsing experience, you can download the browser Add-On for disabling Google Analytics. https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.