What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file that is stored harmless in your browser when you visit almost any website. The use of the cookie is that the websiteis able to remember your previous visit when you return to browse this page. Although many people do not know it, (the) cookies have been used since the first World Wide Web browser, 20 years ago.
What IS NOT (ISN’T) a cookie?
It is not a virus or a Trojan or a worm, or spam, or spyware, or pop-up window opens.
What information do you store with a cookie?
Cookies do not often store sensitive information about you such as; credit card or bank account information, photos, your ID or personal information, etc. The data stored is technical: personal preferences, personalization of content, etc.
What kind of cookies are there?
Techniques Cookies: These are the most basic and allow, among other things, knowing whether it is a human browsing or an automated application, when an anonymous or a registered user navigates; basic tasks for running any active website. Cookies analysis: collect information on the type of navigation being done, the sections’ most used reference numbers, time slot usage, language, etc. Cookies advertising: show advertisements (advertising) based on your browsing, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are the specific cookies and third?
Party cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and the third are those generated by internal or external providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
What happens if I disable cookies?
To understand the scope of what it means to disable cookies, below you will find some examples of restrictions:
Can I delete cookies?
Yes. Not only can you remove cookies, you can also block cookies, either generally or specifically with regards to one particular domain.
To remove cookies from a Web site you must go to your browser settings and there you will find the associated domain in question and you will be able to proceed with removal.
Configuration of the cookies for the most popular browsers
• Internet Explorer: windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies
• FireFox: support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
• Chromerinsight: support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
• Safari: www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/cookies