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What Are Cookies?
“Cookies are small text files that websites place on your device as you are browsing. They are processed and stored by your web browser.” They serve a variety of purposes. They can be used to provide you with essential functionality (e.g. login persistence) but they can also be used by advertisers to “to track your online activity so that they can target you with highly specific ads.”
We highly recommend you to learn more about cookies since they are a fundamental component of the Internet as we know it. For more information on cookies check out GDPR.eu.
No cookies are stored in your browser as you browse our website. Cookies are only stored when you explicitly choose to log into Commento to add a comment to an article. The purpose of these cookies is to keep you logged into your account when you visit another article on our site. This allows you to comment on multiple articles without logging in every time. Cookies can be avoided entirely by not logging into Commento and using the “comment anonymously” option instead.
How Can You Avoid Cookies?
We only recommend you to leave cookies on if you really want to log into our comment sections. You can of course choose to comment anonymously instead.
To avoid unwanted cookies, either use a browser with a built-in “tracker blocker” (e.g. DuckDuckGo Privacy Browser for smartphones) or follow the steps in the following resources to turn off cookies in your browser:
Microsoft Edge - "Delete cookies in Microsoft Edge" at Windows Help
Internet Explorer - "Delete and manage cookies" at Windows Help
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