What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identifies your browser or device.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies and other technologies allow a site to know if your computer or device has visited it before. These technologies can then be used to help us understand how the site or service is being used, and generally improve your experience in using this site.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
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How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
You can always go into your browser’s settings and delete cookies at any time.
Third party cookies
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. Those websites include YouTube, Google Maps, Instagram and Facebook, among others.
How to control cookies or other collection mechanisms
To modify your cookie settings on your own device, follow the instructions provided by your internet browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies or other technologies, parts of this website may not work properly. This website may be of help to you: http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies.