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Technical cookies are those used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over a network or to the extent strictly necessary to enable the delivery of a service requested by a user: they are not used for other purposes and they are typically installed by the website administrator. They can be divided into navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or to authenticate in order to access restricted areas); analytical cookies — similar to technical cookies when used directly by the site administrator to collect information in aggregate form — are used to know the number of users and how they visit the site; functional cookies, that allow the user navigation on the basis of a set of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service. Disabling cookies may limit your ability to use the Site and prevent your to fully benefit from features and services of the Site. To help you decide which cookies to accept and which to reject, it is shown below a description of those used on the Site.
Types of cookies
First-party cookies (i.e. cookies that belong to the site) are set by the website visited by the user, whose address appears in the URL field. The use of such cookies allows it to run the site efficiently and to track behavioral patterns of visitors.
The third-party cookies are set by a domain different from that visited by the user and are related to the use, in the site, of services managed by others.
Session cookies are stored temporarily and are deleted when the user closes the browser. If the user is registered with the site, for example, this type of cookie allow to identify him during navigation, in order to decide whether or not to make available certain services on the basis of his registration profile.
Persistent cookies are stored on the user device to last for a predetermined amount of time, even if the navigation session is closed, allowing to remember his preferences or user actions also in subsequent sessions.
These cookies are necessary for the operation of the site and without their use certain services, for example access to protected areas, would not be guaranteed. These cookies do not collect information for marketing purposes and should not be disabled.
These cookies are used to recognize the user when he returns to visit the site, allowing to customize the content and remember his preferences (for example, the selected language). They are anonymous, that is, do not collect information that can identify the user.
Cookies used by MathVerse.org
Following are the cookies used on MathVerse.org with their descriptions and functionality, including the time duration.
|1||Setting for the user language||Session|
|2||Public key for the exclusion of robot from access to site’s registration service||Session|
|3||Public key for the login service with two phases authentication||Session|
|4||User confirmation of reads the communication on cookies||
Persistent: 7 days
Besides these cookies directly managed by MathVerse.org, the site makes use of the services offered by MathJax.orgTM for displaying mathematical formulas written in language LATEX: such a site uses four cookies whose contents are not managed or known by MathVerse.org.
How to change the settings on cookies
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