What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data placed on your computer or mobile device when you enter a website.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies remember users who have previously visited a website, distinguish them from other users and record browsing activity. This knowledge is then used to deliver information, products, services, and ads relevant to users, and hopefully provide an enhanced user experience. Cookies also provide helpful information on how a service or product is being used, which can used to improve the product or service.
How long do they remain on my device?
There are two types of cookie. “Session” cookies (sometimes called in-memory cookies or transient cookies) exist in a temporary memory only and remain on your device until you stop browsing. “Persistent” cookies outlast user sessions and will stay on your mobile device or computer until they are removed or expire.
First-party cookies and third-party cookies
First-party cookies are those cookies belonging to SkillAdviser®.
You can block cookies by activating the setting in your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser setting to block all cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
If you wish to know more about cookies and how advertisers use information gathered through cookies visit www.youronlinechoices.com or www.allaboutcookies.org.