A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identifying number that is transferred from the website to your computer’s hard drive through an anonymous code that can identify the computer but not the user and passively monitor your activities on the site .
Cookies can be categorized into four categories, depending on their functionality:
- Cookies strictly needed
- Performance cookies
- Functional cookies
- Targeting cookies and advertising cookies
DSP websites use only the first three categories of cookies, for which no consent is required.
Cookies strictly required:
- 1. These cookies are essential in order to allow website navigation and use of its features, such as access to some protected areas.Without these cookies, some features required, such as logging in to the site or creating an online shopping cart could not be provided.
- Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how users use the website, such as which pages are visited most often, and whether users receive error messages from these pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a specific visitor. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They are only used to improve the functioning of the website.
- This website uses the Google Analytics cookies, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Information generated by the cookie on your site’s use of your website (including your IP address) will be transmitted and filed with Google servers that will use this information to: track and review your website usage, compile reports on the activities carried out on the website and provide other services related to the activities and use of the Internet.
- Functional Cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember your choices (such as your username, language, or geographic area) in order to optimize and provide more advanced features. These cookies can also be used to provide you with required features such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. This information collected by cookies may be anonymous and should not track navigation and user activity on other websites.
Please note that some web site features may be reduced or unavailable by disabling cookies.
- From the top menu in the Firefox window, click the Firefox button (Tools menu in Windows XP) and select Options.
- Select the Privacy pane.
- Under History settings: Select uses custom settings.
- To enable cookies, mark the item Accept cookies from the sites; to disable them to remove the mark from the voice.
- Choose how long cookies can remain stored.
- Click OK to close the options window. Click Close to close the preferences window. Close the Preferences window.
- Select “Tools” in the upper-right bar, then “Internet Options”.
- Select the “Privacy” tab of the Internet Properties dialog box.
- Choose the desired privacy level using the cursor
How to delete cookies:
- On the General tab of the Internet Properties dialog box, click Delete in Explore History.
- In the Delete Browsing History dialog box, clear all check boxes except the Cookie box, and then click Delete.
- Click the English wrench icon on the browser toolbar.
- Select Settings.
- Click Show advanced settings.
- In the “Privacy” section, click the Content Settings button.
- In the “Cookie” section, you can change the following cookie settings:
How to delete cookies:
- Click All Cookies and Site Data to open the Cookies dialog box and other data.
- To delete all cookies, click Remove All at the bottom of the dialog box.
- To delete a specific cookie, select the site that sent the cookie and cookie, then click Remove.
- You can also choose to remove all cookies created during a specific time period by using the Clear Navigation Data dialog box.
If you want Google Chrome to automatically delete cookies when you close all browser windows, select the “Clear cookies and other site data when I close my browser” check box in the Content Settings dialog box. You can also create exceptions so that some sites’ cookies are deleted whenever you close your browser.
- Click the Safari menu.
- Select Preferences.
- Click Security.
- Click Show cookies.
- Click Remove All.
- Click Finish to close the cookie list.
- Close the “Preferences” dialog box.
- Choose Action menu then Preferences, then click Security (the “Action Menu” is located next to the top right corner of the Safari window and contains a gear icon).
- In the “Accept cookies” section, specify whether and when Safari will accept cookies from websites. For an explanation of the options, click the Help button (looks similar to a question mark).
- If you’d like more information about cookies stored on your computer, click Show cookies.