What is a cookie?

What is a cookie? A cookie is a small text file that is stored by the computer when a website is visited by a user. The text stores information that the site is able to read in the moment in which it is seen at a later time. Some of these cookies are necessary for the proper operation of the site, others are useful to the visitor because they can safely store such as a user name or language settings. The advantage of having cookies installed in your PC is no longer needing to fill out the same information each time you want to access a site visited previously.

Why does Ferrantinet use cookies?

Ferrantinet uses cookies in order to provide its customers with a navigation experience modelled on their tastes and preferences as much as possible. By using cookies, Ferrantinet makes sure that at every visit to this site users should not receive or have to enter the same information. Cookies are also used to optimize website performance: in fact, they make the final buying process and the searching of specific products on the site faster and more simple. In order to protect your personal data against loss and against any form of unlawful handling, Ferrantinet has taken appropriate technical and organisational measures.For more information please see our Privacy Policy.

How do I deactivate cookies?

You can set your browser to deactivate cookies by following a very simple procedure. Warning: by disabling cookies, both username and password will no longer be stored in the login box on the site.


  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Press the "Alt" key.
  3. In the toolbar at the top of your browser, select "Tools" and then "Options."
  4. Then select the "Privacy" tab.
  5. Go to "History Settings" and then "Use custom settings". Uncheck "Accept cookies from sites" and save preferences.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on "Tools" and then "Internet Options."
  3. Select the "Privacy" tab and move the slider to the privacy level you want to set (up to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow all).
  4. Then click OK.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Click on the "Tools".
  3. Select "Settings" and then "Advanced Settings".
  4. Select "Content settings" under "Privacy".
  5. From the "Cookies and site data" where you can search and delete specific cookies. or Type chrome://settings/cookies in the address bar and press enter. Go to the "Cookies and site data" tab, where you can search for and delete specific cookies.


  1. Open Safari.
  2. Choose "Preferences" in the toolbar, then select the panel "Security" in the dialog box that follows.
  3. In "Accept Cookies" you can specify if and when Safari should save cookies from websites. For more information, click on the Help button (labelled with a question mark).
  4. For more information about cookies that are stored on your computer, click "Show Cookies"