A Cookie is essentially a message given to a web browser by a web server. This message is then stored by the browser on the device being used as a text file. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is then sent back. A cookie’s main objective is to identify viewers/users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them for example by saying hello to them by name on the next occasion they visit site again.
In general, there are four types of cookies widely used, as follows:
These allow a website to link the actions of a particular visitor i.e. Adding products to a shopping basket on an e-commerce site, or to login to a membership area. Amersham Publishing DOES NOT use these types of cookies on our website
These allow a website owner to track the way in which its website is being used and navigated, which pages are being visited etc. Analytics programs often use these types of cookies such as Google Analytics. Amersham Publishing Ltd uses these types of cookies on our website.
These allow a website to remember your details, for example, where you comment on a blog. They also allow the website to remember choices you might make and provide services that you might have requested, such as watching a particular video or when using Google Maps etc. Amersham Publishing Ltd DOES NOT use these types of cookies on our website.
These cookies allow the tracking of your browsing habits and can then display relevant adverts to you. Amersham Publishing Ltd DOES NOT use these types of cookies on our website.
For more information about cookies please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org