About Cookies

 

A cookie is a small text file that a web browser stores on the user’s hard drive. For example, cookies are used when information related to the user’s session needs to be stored for the purpose of visiting across web pages. Cookies are also used when information on the user needs to be stored so that the user is able to automatically sign in to a web service the next time. A cookie can be permanently stored on the user’s hard drive or it can be removed after the visit to a web site (session cookie).

IMAGE SOURCE: freepixels.com

The user of the site must be clearly and extensively informed of cookies, storage of cookie files and their purpose. The user also must be given the opportunity to give his or her consent to the saving and use of data (section 7 of PPEC).

However, there is no need to notify of the use of cookies if 1) their sole purpose is to make it technically possible to transmit the message or easier to use the service in communications networks or 2) the user has specifically required a service based on the use of cookies. Internet banking services are an example of this type of service.

At bubble-witch-saga.se we use cookies for the following purposes:

  • For auto login if you have an account here and have selected that option.
  • Cookies to remember your commenting on posts and pages
  • Google Analytics uses cookies to count your visits at this site.
  • Google Adsense use cookies to serve you valuable advertisement.
  • Facebook use cookies when you share something from this pages.

All modern browsers can be set to automatically deny cookies or to inform you that a website is trying to set a cookie. If your browser is set to automatically accept cookies you are assumed to also accept cookies from bubble-witch-saga.se.

2 thoughts on “About Cookies

  1. Thanks for any other informative blog. The place else may I am getting that kind of information written in such an ideal method? I’ve a venture that I am just now running on, and I have been on the look out for such info.

Say something about this!