What are cookies?
Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.
What type of cookies does this web page use?
- Own Cookies: A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie.
- Third party cookie: Third-party cookies are cookies that belong to domains different from the one shown in the address bar. Web pages can feature content from third-party domains (such as banner ads), which opens up the potential for tracking the user’s browsing history.
- Session cookie: A session cookie, also known as an in-memory cookie or transient cookie, exists only in temporary memory while the user navigates the website. Persistent cookie: A persistent cookie outlasts user sessions. If a persistent cookie has its Max-Age set to one year (for example), then, during that year, the initial value set in that cookie would be sent back to the server every time the user visited the server. This could be used to record a vital piece of information such as how the user initially came to this website
- Analytics cookie: Those that are either used by us or by third parties and which allows us to quantify the number of users and to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors. With this tool it helps us to better the offers and services we provide to our users.
It is also possible that by visiting a website or opening an email where any advertisement or promotional material regarding our products or services will install in your browser using a cookie and that will help us view the advertising shown during your related search, control our ads for the said search, with for example the number of times it has been viewed, and at what time they are seen.
Removal of cookies
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