I’m guilty of agreeing to every ‘terms and conditions’ just to avoid any delays or restrictions to purchasing an item.
But what exactly am I setting myself up for, by allowing cookies?
Cookies are a tool for remembering you as a person. When you use a website that has cookies, you’re allowing the website/third-party companies to monitor your browsing activity. Every action including items you’ve viewed, an article you’ve read, posts you’ve liked will all be collected as data. By keeping this record of you, companies will be able to enhance your user experience and/or promote their products specified to your needs on their website.
PROS: REGULAR COOKIES are usually helpful
Here is an outline of the general uses of regular cookies under FOUR headings:
To identify irregular site behaviour, prevent fraudulent activity and improve security, or that allow you to make use of our functions such as shopping carts, saved search, or similar functions
Identifying you when you sign in, keeping track of your specified preferences, interests, or past items viewed so that we may enhance the presentation of content on our sites
To understand how visitors use websites, determine if you have interacted with the website’s messaging, determine whether you have viewed an item or link, or to improve website content, applications, services, or tools
First-party or third-party cookies may be used to deliver content, including ads relevant to your interests, on the sites you’re on or on third party sites. And whether you have clicked on an advertisement
If you limit the usage of cookies on websites (sometimes you’re not given a choice if you choose to use their website’s service!)
CONS: THE SUPERCOOKIES are controversial
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