- Cookies (“cookies”) are computer data, especially text files, that are stored in the User’s terminal and are intended for use on the Service’s Web site. Cookies usually include the name of the web site from which they came from, their retention time on the end device, and a unique number.
- Cookies are used for the following purposes:
- Create statistics that help you understand how Webmasters use websites to improve their structure and content;
- Specify a user profile to display matched content to ad networks, particularly the Google Network.
- Within the Service, two main types of cookies are used: “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”. “Session” cookies are temporary files that are stored on your end user device until you log out, leave the web site, or disable the software (web browser). “Permanent” cookies are stored in the user’s terminal for the time specified in the cookie parameters or until the user deletes them.
- Web browsing software (web browser) usually defaults to the storage of cookies on your end user. Users of the Service may change their settings in this respect. The web browser allows you to delete cookies. It is also possible to automatically block cookies. For details, see the help or documentation for your web browser.