1. What is a Cookie?
2. What Cookies are used by Winederful?
3. Social Media Cookies
4. How to Control and Delete Cookies
A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in the user’s web browser as a very simple text file. Cookies can be essential to a user using a website for example; storing session based data allowing the user to log in, or to have items in a shopping cart.
Cookies can also be used to help improve the user’s experience or to allow websites to operate faster. Cookies can also record information about marketing activity, such as; the keyword you used to find a website, what items you’ve viewed.
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
AspNetCore.Antiforgery.# – This helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks (Provider: www.biggoldenpineapple.com)
CookieConsent – This stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain (Provider: Cookiebot)
rc::a – This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website (Provider: Google)
rc::a -This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots (Provider: Google)
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
_ga – This eegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website (Provider: Google).
_gat – This is used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate (Provider: Google).
_gid – This registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website (Provider: Google)
Winederful uses social websites like Facebook and Twitter to communicate with prospective and current customers. As such links from Winederful to these sites may incur cookies to be added to your machine. These will be cookies used and maintained by these third parties.
Some people would prefer to not allow websites to place information on their computer, cookies, specifically ones used by Winederful, are generally quite harmless.
If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can change the settings above, or on your browser, to either let you know when cookies are used or block their usage altogether. You can also remove cookies that have been added to your machine. You may wish to visit AboutCookies.org, which contains detailed guides on how to do this on a variety of desktop browsers.