What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file, and this is stored in the web browser on your computer, smartphone, iPad or whatever else you go online with. Cookies make it possible to identify your computer etc. and gather information about, your behavior on the web, including which pages and functions are visited with your browser, as well as ensure that it works technically. In some cases, cookies are necessary to make a website work as intended. A cookie is static and cannot spread computer viruses or otherwise distribute malicious programs. It is anonymous and contains no personal information. Cookies are used by almost all websites.
Types of cookies
There are two types of cookies: Session cookies and permanent cookies. Session cookies are automatically deleted from the browser when you close it. Permanent cookies are stored on your device for a certain period of time after which they expire.
A distinction is also made between first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are set by the website you visit, third-party cookies are set by a third party who has elements embedded on the website you visit. Third-party cookies are set i.e., of web analytics programs, such as Google Analytics and WebTrends.
Cookies on decona.us
How to avoid or delete cookies
If you do not want cookies from decona.us, you can always block all cookies, delete existing cookies on your computer or receive a warning before a cookie is saved. All browsers allow you to delete cookies individually or all at once. How you do this depends on which browser you are using. Follow the links below to get instructions for your browser. Remember that if you use several browsers, you must delete cookies in all of them.
- Instructions for deleting cookies on Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Guide to deleting cookies on Safari browser
- Instructions for deleting cookies on Google Chrome browser
- Instructions for deleting cookies on the Mozilla Firefox browser
- Guide to deleting cookies from Android phones
- Guide to deleting cookies on Opera browser
- Instructions for deleting cookies on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch
- Instructions for deleting cookies from Windows Phone
- Instructions for deleting cookies from Windows Phone 7
What happens if you do not accept or delete cookies
If you choose to block all cookies or delete existing cookies on your computer, you can still read text at decona.us. However, there may be features and services you cannot use because they require the site to remember the choices you make.