Cookies are used to optimize the project and provide the full range of functions. These are small files consisting of letters and numbers. They are installed on the device involved. Cookies are responsible for the transmission of certain information.
A similar technology (cookie) is a small group of files that are stored on a computer or mobile gadget. They allow the project to remember the actions and preferences of visitors on the Internet. This is really important, since such information can improve the performance of the resource.
The action set is saved for a certain period, so you do not need to re-enter this information.
Each user has the right to independently change cookies in the settings. The help function in the browser you are using provides all the necessary information. Some browsers offer their customers specific instructions for managing cookies:
Now on the Internet there are many useful resources that describe in detail the procedure for setting up and managing such files. If necessary, you can disable the installation of cookies. To effectively manage cookies on mobile gadgets, you will need to read the instructions for using these devices.
Specialists divide all existing files into several separate categories. The main ones include:
These are the main cookies that can be used on the site. Users should also be aware that some functional cookies are classified as session cookies. They transmit information only for a specific session. After leaving the web portal, such files are simply deleted from the device.
The category of persistent cookies is considered the most extensive. They remain on the involved device, and then can be activated again. This happens automatically after going to the site. Files lose their power and significance after a certain time.
If you decide to change settings or delete certain files, you will need to study the detailed instructions. However, keep in mind that deletion may affect the future operation of the project and properties. In the process of visiting the site, you must also give your consent to the use of the hosted files.
Cookies are small pieces of textual information. In this case, the site can send information to the hard drive or other devices. The main goal is to collect important data. Cookies allow you to provide site visitors with only important content that meets all preferences. If users decide to clear the files in the browser, then the selected account personalization settings will be deleted. Experts recommend not deleting these files, as they affect the comfort when using the resource.
The site administration uses certain categories of cookies, as they are strictly necessary for the full operation of the project. Files are placed on a computer or smartphone completely automatically. All existing cookies are divided into required and optional.
The first category includes files, without which the full operation of the resource is simply impossible. Optional cookies include cookies that are not strictly necessary and will not affect the comfort in the process of visiting the resource. Experts say that from a technical point of view, all files are necessary, as they allow the site to fully adapt to the needs of customers.
Each type of cookie is responsible for its own functions. Some files are available only to the administration, while others can be transferred to third parties. The list of available cookies is presented in the table below:
|_cfduid||The file is responsible for ensuring security and eliminating possible threats.|
|fr||These cookies are used by Facebook for advertising purposes. The files make it possible to identify user requests and serve up relevant advertisements.|
|_ga||Cookies are only used to distinguish Google Analytics users.|
|_delighted_ist||This is the time period during which the banner was displayed on the user’s screen.|
|They let||Definition of a session in an online chat.|
|LaUserDetails||Definition of the email address that is entered when opening chats.|
|_hole||Throttling query levels for Google Analytics.|
This is only the main list of cookies that cannot be transferred to a third party. However, there are also files that are allowed to be transferred. The main ones include:
This list of files is not exhaustive. There are many more files that can be applied to the project. At the same time, specialists can change some files or add new ones. It all depends on the type of information that needs to be collected in a certain period.
The retention period may vary and depends only on the type of files used. There are three main categories in total:
Please also note that third-party cookies may be used in some cases. They are stored on the site, but used by other organizations. External providers may use these cookies to display and properly customize advertisements.
These cookies are most often set by advertising partners. The files are used to create customized advertisements. They do not collect personally identifiable information, so users may not be afraid to use them. The files are primarily responsible for identifying the browser and the Internet device. Disabling these cookies will not affect the display of advertisements. It will just be less relevant.
As you can see, cookies are small files that perform important tasks. They are stored on the following devices:
Most often, cookies are used to process personal information. In exceptional cases, they may be used to process data that is used to indirectly identify users. Cookies are considered passive because they do not contain programs or viruses. However, they will not be able to access the information contained on the computer’s hard drive.
The resource administration always reserves the right to change the current policy. The set of cookies used depends on the specific situation.