What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of the text file that is sent to the computer or mobile device or your browser via web server. It helps website in remembering some details related to your activities on that website. The cookie will simply collect the information based on your use of that particular site. It stores details like IP address of the device, type of browser, the link of a third-party site from which you arrived, and demographic data etc.
Moreover, the cookies keep information related to your online preferences also, which help us to modify our websites based on your interests. All the details provided by cookies allows us to analyze the use of our website by you and enable us to offer you a better user experience.
Apart from all this, it can be either session cookies or persistent cookies and all depends on how long they are stored for:
- Session Cookies: These are stored only for the time being you are on a website and deleted as soon as from the device when you exit the browser.
- Persistent Cookies: These are saved on the device for a fixed time after the browser has been closed and are activated again every time you visit that website.
Types of Cookies Used By Us
We basically use different types of cookies to run Updates insider websites and its products related ads. Some or all of these cookies discussed below in Cookies Policy might be stored in the browser used by you. However, you can view and manage all these cookies in your web browser.
- Essential or Necessary Cookies
- Analytical or Performance Cookies
- Behavioural Cookies
- Session State Cookies
Essential or Necessary Cookies
These cookies are really important to make
Updates insider websites work in a proper manner. They permit users to roam around our websites and avail our services. For example, remember your previous actions when you navigate back to the page in the same session only.
Analytical or Performance Cookies:
These cookies enable understand how well our website perform in different locations. In addition, it also provides details of the way visitors interact with our websites by rendering information such as areas visited, total time spent or any issues faced by you . All such information helps us understand how we can tailor our features and services to improve the overall performance of the website.
The main motive of these cookies is to deliver you the content, which is more relevant to you and your interests. These can be used based on your web browser history to collect information like you age, gender etc. We mainly use these cookies to note down the websites you have visited more frequently to improve your experience with our website.
Session State Cookies
How to Control Cookies?
Most of the browsers permit you to manage cookies via their settings preferences . But, if you restrict the ability of websites to set cookies, then you may automatically worsen your overall user experience. Because it will be no longer personalized to you. In addition, it might also be possible that you are unable to save the customized settings such as search information.
Cookies and Browser Settings
As you know, Help feature is offered by almost all browsers. It will let you how to prevent the browser from accepting any new cookie, how to get a notification whenever a new cookie is received, and how to turn off all cookies altogether. Moreover, you can easily disable similar data used by the browser add-ons like Flash cookies.
How to Disable Analytical Cookies?
If you want to disable the Analytics Cookies used by us, then simply click on the link below: Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
How to Disable Behavioural Cookies?
If you want to disable the Behavioral Cookies used by us, then simply click on the link below: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads