A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored on your browser when you visit almost any website. The usefulness of the cookie is that the web is able to remember your visit next time you browse that page. Although many people do not know the cookies have been in use for 20 years, when the first browser for the World Wide Web.
It is not a virus or a Trojan, not a worm, or spam or spyware, or open pop-up windows.
Cookies do not often store sensitive information about you, such as credit card or bank account information, photographs, your identity card or personal information, etc. The data stored are technical, personal preferences, personalization of content, etc.
The web server does not associate you as a person if your web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with Internet Explorer and try to browse the same web with Firefox or Chrome you will see that the web does not realize that you are the same person because you are actually associating the browser, not the person.
Party cookies are those generated by the page you’re visiting and third are generated by internal or external providers such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
To understand the scope may have to disable cookies we show some examples:
Yes. Not only eliminate also block, general or particular to a specific domain.
To remove cookies from a website should go to your browser settings and there you can find the associated domain in question and proceed to its elimination.
Cookie settings for the browser polulares
Here’s how to access a particular cookie Chrome browser. Note: These steps may vary depending on the browser version:
1 Go to Settings or Preferences using the File menu or by clicking the icon that appears personalization top right.
2 You see different sections, click the Show Advanced Options option.
3 Go to Privacy Settings content.
4 Select All cookies and site data.
5 a list of all cookies ordered by domain appears. To make it easier to find a specific cookie domain partially or completely enter the address in the search field cookies.
6 After making this filter will appear on the screen one or more lines with the requested Web cookies. Now just select it and press X to proceed to its elimination.
To access the cookie settings in Internet Explorer follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
1 Go to Tools, Internet Options
2 Click Privacy.
3 Move the slider to adjust the level of privacy you want.
To access cookie settings Firefox browser follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
1 Go to Options or Preferences for your operating system.
2 Click Privacy.
3 In History choose Use custom settings for history.
4 Now you can see the Accept Cookies option, you can activate or deactivate as desired.
To access the cookie settings of the Safari browser for OSX follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
1 Go to Settings, then Privacy.
2 Here you can see the Block cookies to fit the type of lock to perform.
To access the cookie settings of the Safari browser for iOS follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
1 Go to Settings, then Safari.
2 You go to Privacy and Security, see the Block cookies to fit the type of lock to perform.
To access the browser cookie settings for Android devices follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
1 Run the browser and press Menu, then Settings button.
2 Go to security and privacy, see the Accept cookies option to select or deselect the box.
To access the browser cookie settings for Windows Phone devices follow these steps (may vary depending on the version of the browser):
1 Open Internet Explorer, then More, then Settings
2 Now you can enable or disable the Allow cookies.
External link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie
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