What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored in the web browser on your computer, smartphone, iPad or whatever else you go online with. Cookies enable us to identify your computer etc. and gather information about your online behavior, including which pages and features, are visited with your browser and ensure that it works technically. In some cases the cookies needed to get a website to function properly. A cookie is static and can not spread computer viruses or other means to distribute malicious programs. It is anonymous and contain no personal data. Cookies are used by virtually all websites.
Types of cookies
There are two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are automatically deleted from the browser when you close it. Persistent cookies are stored on your device for a specified time period after which they expire.
A distinction is also made between first-party cookies and third party cookies. First-party cookies are set by the website you visit third-party cookies are set by a third party that has elements embedded into the web page you visit. Third-party cookies set include of web analytics, for example. Google Analytics and WebTrends.
Cookies on cougartron.com
If none – listed ordinary cookies
How to avoid or delete cookies
If you do not want cookies from cougartron.com you can always block all cookies, delete existing cookies on your computer or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. All browsers allow you to erase cookies individually or all at once. How you do this depends on which browser you use. Follow the links below will get directions to your browser. Remember that you use multiple browsers, delete cookies in all of them.
- How to delete cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer
- How to delete cookies in Safari browser
- How to delete cookies in Google Chrome browser
- How to delete cookies in Mozilla Firefox browser
- How to delete cookies from Android phones
- How to delete cookies in Opera browser
- How to delete cookies on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch
- How to delete cookies from Windows Phone 7
What happens if you do not accept or delete cookies
If you choose to block all cookies or delete existing cookies on your computer, you can still read text on cougartron.com. However, there may be features and services you can not use, because they require that the site can remember the choices you make.