Cookies Policy

Whenever you visit a website, cookies are sent to your browser to collect information about your browsing habits. The cookies are not gathering all this information to invade your privacy, but to gather the information that may help the website on how to approach you better next time.

What is Cookies Policy

Cookies policyGiven that there are different types of cookies at one’s disposal on the internet, it may be tempting to disable this feature for convenience and safety. However, not all cookies are bad, especially the ones that are used to gather user profiles for marketing optimization.

With that being said, you don’t want to inadvertently exclude yourself from the features that we provide by disabling the wrong cookies.

Also, our customer support team is always here on standby to give you the advice you need about cookies. So, make sure you don’t deprive yourself of that privilege voluntarily!

Types

Some cookies are useful, while others are detrimental to your device’s security. Whether you want to enable or disable cookies depends on the type of cookies in question. Let’s look at the variety.

Session Cookies

Session cookies are simple texts that are stored in your device that are usually temporary. They disappear when you close your browser. Hence, they pose no threat to your device security.

Stored Cookies

Stored cookies store and track your online preferences, for example, your login details, advertisement customization, and other browsing preferences. However, they disappear after some time.

Third-Party Cookies

The cookies that you should really be watching out for are the third-party cookies. Just as with session and stored cookies, the third-party cookies collect your online data, but they even sell it to third parties.

Information collected from you can be shared with people who commit crimes, like identity theft. Therefore, you should always disable these cookies on your browser when you are online.

What are Cookies?

Generally, a cookie is a small text sent to your browser when you visit any website on the internet. Its main purpose is to remember that you visited the website once upon a time, so it can make it easier for you to visit the site next time. Cookies on our website can be used for the following reasons:

  • To remember the language you prefer
  • To display advertisements that are relevant to you
  • To count the number of visitors that have visited the website
  • To help you protect personal data
  • To encourage you to sign up to our newsletter
  • To improve our services to suit your needs more
  • To enhance your user experience during browsing sessions
  • To authenticate your identity when you log in

Cookies on our website

When some bad people are not using cookies for malicious cybercrimes, cookies are fairly useful for marketing and analytical purposes. We use cookies mostly to enhance your user experience on our website so that content and functions are customized to your special needs.

Cookies can be beneficial and detrimental at the same time, depending on who is collecting information on the other end. As for us, you may miss out on newsletters and updates if you disable cookies for our website. So, you see, for obvious reasons, we don’t want you to do that.

Different types of cookies are used by us to perform countless functions. Let us explain below how we use your cookies for diagnostic purposes:

Types of Cookies We Use How They Function
Session Cookies Temporarily active, allows smooth navigation, remembers previous preferences
Persistent Cookies Fast browsing, settings and information stored for better navigation in the future, advertisement relevancy
Strictly Necessary Cookies You stay logged in even after closing the browser, customize your selections of games, may collect location data and IP address, deleted after the browser session
Functionality Cookies Remembers your location, game selection, language, and advertising preferences, shows you related articles, expires after 2 years
Performance Cookies Provides statistical analysis of the website, reduces errors regarding user experience, analyzes marketing effectiveness
Third-Party Marketing Cookies Measures the effectiveness of an ad campaign, monitors browser habits, links to social media networks, geotargeting marketing, site and search retargeting, may last as long as 13 months

Advantages of Disabling Cookies

Let us look at how cookies can benefit the readers if they actually turn it off.

  1. Deleting and disabling cookies can help you gain more privacy when you are browsing the internet.
  2. Websites won’t be able to produce your digital persona since we won’t be able to customize your browsing preference.
  3. The amount of advertisement you see when you visit our site will decrease.
  4. By deleting them, you can start browsing with a clean slate. That is, previous customization options will disappear to be replaced with new ones.
  5. The cached data in the cookies will conflict with the new site if the old one has been updated. In this case, it is better to delete your cookies every week to refresh your browse history.

Disadvantages of Disabling Cookies

Now, let us understand how disabling the cookies can deprive the users of enjoying some awesome benefits offered by different websites.

  1. After deleting your cookies, your browser will forget the URLs that you have visited, and any saved information will disappear.
  2. By deleting and disabling cookies, you have to enter your credentials (like login information) every time you access a website.
  3. The advertisements that appear on your browser will be less relevant to your needs.
  4. Cookies have a size limitation of 4 kilobytes. Depending on the browser that you are using, the limitation on storage may vary. For example, Google Chrome, Safari, and Firefox can only store about 20 cookies for one website.

Deleting cookies

enable cookiesSometimes, deleting and disabling cookies from your browser is the best way to go because they may not be safe for your devices and identity. Go through the sections below to find out what we mean by that.

Unencrypted Websites

You should delete and disable cookies of unencrypted websites because these websites can’t protect your information when you are browsing. These websites are vulnerable to malware and cyber threats, like identity theft and hacking.

You can identify these websites by checking their URLs. The URLs usually don’t have the S in HTTP. You should only trust and access sites that start with HTTPS.

Cookies Flagged by Your Anti-Virus Software

If the anti-virus software that you use flags cookies from your browsing history, delete them. Also, adjust your browser settings to not accept dangerous cookies, like third-party cookies.

Personally Identifiable Information

Cookies can document your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) such as full name, local address, account login, and banking information. This information may later be used to commit online frauds, hacking, and identity theft.

So, make sure you turn off the cookies when you are entering personal information on your browser.

Outdated Cookies

Sometimes, websites decide to go through a makeover. If that is the case, the old cookies that you have stored on your computer or mobile phone may cause a bit of trouble.

You may struggle to use the new features on the updated website because of the old cookies. In this case, it is better to delete them before accessing the new site.

Slow Internet Speed

Unnecessary cookies may even slow down your internet and device speed if they have been stored for too long. The chances of this occurring are quite low, but not impossible. That is why users are recommended to clean their browsing history, cookies, and caches every week.

Third-Party Cookies

In any case, not all third-party cookies are bad. Some of them can help our website collect information about your preferences to enrich your user experience on our site. Google Analytics is one of them.

If you know how Google Analytics work, we collect information to only understand how we can make your website user experience better. Audience trends can change from time to time, and to keep up with that, we have to take help from tools like Google Analytics.

Once you enable our website cookies, we can observe how long you have spent on our site, the pages you have visited, and how often you visit us. All this information is crucial to our marketing objectives, and in the end, helps us to deliver content that will interest you!

How to Enable Cookies on Safari

  1. Go to Safari’s menu, and select Preferences, then click on Privacy.
  2. Under Block Cookies, make sure to select Never. Turn this feature on when you visit our website, and turn it off when you leave for security.
  3. Restart the browser to make it official.

How to Enable Cookies on Google Chrome

  1. Open the Chrome browser, and choose More at the top right corner.
  2. Go to Settings, and choose Privacy Settings.
  3. Then, choose Site Settings, and click on Cookies.
  4. Now, click Add next to “Sites that can always use cookies”. Enter the URL of our website.
  5. Restart your browser to see the new change.

How to Enable Cookies on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Go to Tools, then select Option, and then Privacy at the top panel.
  2. Find the option Cookies, or you can directly skip to the next step.
  3. Now check the selection Accept Cookies from Sites or Allow Sites to Set Cookies or Accept Third-Party Cookies.
  4. In the end, restart your browser to solidify the new setting.

How to Enable Cookies on Internet Explorer

  1. Click Start, go to the Control Panel and select the Internet Explorer.
  2. In the Privacy tab, click the Advanced option.
  3. Select Override Automatic Cookie Handling under Cookies.
  4. Choose Accept or Prompt or OK under First-Party Cookies.

PS. choose Accept or Prompt or OK under Third-Party Cookies. If you select the Prompt option, you will be notified to click OK every time a website sends you cookies.

Adblocker Technologies

Some adblockers can deprive our readers of accessing our amazing features and subscription programs by disabling or blocking the cookies sent from our website. The majority of adblockers can prevent Google Analytics from collecting valuable marketing data.

Some can even block Google Analytics by default rendering the marketing initiatives of affiliate websites completely useless. With a single click, this software can prevent us from receiving user-related analysis from both desktop and mobile browsers.

For this reason, we request our readers to adjust their adblockers to provide access to our website so that we can continue to deliver quality content and services specific to their needs.

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