What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file with harmless that is stored in your browser when you visit almost any web page. The value of the cookie is that the web is able to remember your visit when back to navigate to that page. Although many people don’t know the cookies they carry used 20 years ago, when appeared the first browsers for the World Wide Web.
What IS a cookie?
It is not a virus or a Trojan, worm, spam or spyware, or open windows pop up.
What information store a cookie?
Cookies tend not to store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank details, photographs, your ID or personal information, etc. The data that stored are of character technical, preferences personal, personalization of content, etc.
The web server does not associate it you as a person if not to your web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with Internet Explorer and try to browse the web with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the web is not you the same person is because it is actually associating with the browser, not to the person.
What kind of cookies are there?
Technical Cookies: they are the most basic and allow, among other things, know when you are browsing a human or an automated application, when a user navigates anonymous and registered one, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic web.
Cookies’s analysis: collect information about the type of navigation that is doing, the sections most used, consulted products, time of use, language, etc.
Advertising Cookies: show advertising depending on your navigation, their country of origin, language, etc.
What are own cookies and third-party?
Own cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and the third parties are those generated by services or third party providers like Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
What if I disable cookies?
So understand the scope that can have disable them cookies you show some examples:
not may share content of that web in Facebook, Twitter or any other network social.
The website may not adapt the content to your personal preferences, as often happens in online stores.
Not accessible to the personal area of this website, such as for example my account, or my profile or my orders.
Online stores: it will be impossible to make purchases online, they will have to be telephone or visit the physical store if you have it.
Do not it will be possible to customize geographic Strip time, currency or language preferences.
The website cannot be web analytics about visitors and traffic on the web, making it difficult to be competitive the web.
You can write on the blog, not may not upload photos, post comments, rating or rate content. The web will not know if you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam.
You can display zoned advertising, which will reduce the advertising revenue from the website.
You can delete cookies?
Yes. Not only delete, also block, in general or specific way for a specific domain.
To delete cookies from a site you must go to your browser settings and there can find the associated to the domain in question and disposal.
Setting cookies for browsers more Monteiro
here indicate you how to access a specific cookie from the Chrome browser. Note: these steps may vary depending on the version of the browser:
go to settings or preferences by using the file menu either by clicking the icon customization listed above to the right.
Vera different sections, click the show advanced options option.
Go to privacy, content settings.
Select all cookies and data sites.
Will be shown a list with all the cookies sorted by domain. To make it easier to find a particular domain cookies enter partially or completely the direction in the field search for cookies.
After this filter will be displayed one or several lines with the requested web cookies. Now you just have to select it and press X to proceed to their elimination.
To access cookies in the browser settings Internet Explorer follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
go to tools, Internet Options
click on privacy.
Move the slider to adjust the level of privacy you want.
To access cookies in the browser settings Firefox follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
go to the options or preferences according to your operating system.
Click on privacy.
In history choose use custom to record configuration.
Now will see the accept cookies option, you can activate it or deactivate it according to your preferences.
To access cookies in the browser settings for OSX Safari follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
go to preferences, then privacy.
In this place you will see the option to block cookies to make it fit the lock type that you want to perform.
To access cookies in the browser settings for iOS Safari follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
go to settings, then Safari.
Williams to privacy and security, you will see the option to block cookies to make it fit the lock type that you want to.
To gain access to the settings of cookies in the browser for devices Android follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
run the browser and press the Menu key, then settings.
Williams to security and privacy, you will see the option accept cookies so that you select or clear the box.
To gain access to the settings of cookies in the browser for devices Windows Phone follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
open Internet Explorer, then more, then settings
now can enable or disable the allow cookies check box.
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