Last updated: April 09, 2024

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that most websites store on users' devices that they use to access the Internet in order to identify individual devices that users have used to access them. Their storage is under the full control of the browser used by the user - the user can restrict or disable the storage of cookies if desired.

Why are cookies necessary?

Cookies are essential for providing user-friendly online services. The most common e-commerce features would not be possible without cookies. The interaction between the web user and the website is faster and easier with the help of cookies. With their help, the website remembers the individual's preferences and experiences, thus saving time and making browsing the web more efficient and enjoyable.

Why do websites use cookies?

Cookies are used by most websites, they are a convenient means of keeping fresh and relevant content that is in line with the interests and preferences of each web user. There are several reasons for using cookies, the first of which is certainly their ability to store information about the status of each website (details of customizations of each website), help implement various online services (online store), help collect various statistics, web user habits - because only they can monitor the frequency of visits to a particular website. With the help of cookies, companies can assess the effectiveness of the design of their websites, as well as the appropriateness of the type and number of ads they offer to users on their websites.

List of cookies used on this site

  • Cookie name
    Time till expired
  • cc_cookie
    182 days
    Essential cookie to store user's cookie preference.
  • _ga
    2 years
    Used to distinguish users.
  • _gid
    1 day
    Used to distinguish users.
  • _ga_<container-id>
    2 years
    Used to persist session state.

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