Cookies are plain text files that are used to help manage automated logins, protection of passwords, shopping cart features, personal preferences and a number of other features. Cookies allow these user-friendly and trouble-free functions.
Two key types of cookies are available: session cookies and persistent cookies. When you close your browser, session cookies will be deleted from your computer, while persistent cookies will be stored on your computer until deleted or until their expiry date is reached.
Cookies are innocuous. They can’t put viruses on your machine.
Cookies are not searching for information on your computer. Cookies register through your browser the information you provide. Usually, information stored by cookies is encoded; it is protected by security features from potential computer hackers.
A cookie simply keeps track of your website information to save you time. Cookies just store your data. A cookie is unable to “take” your email address. A cookie may store your email address on the website if you have entered your email address; a cookie will store all information that you voluntarily provide when you visit a website.
Google Cookies & How do we use them?
Leensy.com for the Leensy website publishes Google’s interest-based ads. These are customized by Google based on your browsing history to reflect your search interests. Google will track the web activity of the user in order to use these cookies to determine your interests and behavior across the web.
We may use the data we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:
- To recognize your machine when you visit the website
- To monitor you while browsing the website and
- To allow the use of any e-commerce facility to improve the functionality of the website
- To evaluate the use of the website while managing the website in order
- To personalize the website for you; Including targeted advertisements that may concern you in particular.
Use the Google Ads Preference Manager to access, remove or add categories of interest associated with your app, available at http:/www.google.com/ads/preferences/
Facebook & Cookies
Cookies help these platforms deliver, protect and enhance their services, such as customizing the content, tailoring and tracking ads, and offering a more safe and user-friendly experience.
Rejection of cookies
Browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome allow their users to reject cookies wholly or partially.
Some browsers make it possible for you to reject cookies. For example:
- Internet Explorer allows you to reject all cookies by clicking on “Tools,” “Internet Options,” “Privacy” and choose “Disable all cookies” using the sliding selector;
- Firefox allows you to disable all cookies by clicking on “Tools,” “Options” and uncheck “Allow page cookies” in the “Privacy” tab.
- By choosing “Options,” Google Chrome allows you to adjust your cookie permissions.
- Google Chrome allows you to adjust your cookie permissions in the “Security” page by clicking on “Tools,” “Under the hood.” Click on the User Settings Cookies tab.
- Safari allows you to block cookies by clicking “Preferences,” by choosing “Security” and “Cookies block.”
Please visit https:/www.aboutCookies.org/how-to-control cookies/ to find your browser and its cookie settings.
The elimination of cookies
You can also delete cookies that have already been stored on your computer:
- Internet Explorer allows you to delete cookie files manually;
- Firefox allows you to delete cookies first by making sure that cookies are deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools,” “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.
- Google Chrome allows you to adjust your cookie permissions in the “Security” tab by clicking on “Settings,” “Under the hood.” Click on the “Content Settings” tab for cookies.
- Safari lets you delete Cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Remove All Website Data”.
Please visit https:/www.aboutCookies.org/how to uninstall cookies/ to find your browser and its cookie settings