What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is embedded in your hard drive from the server of the website www.Gigapedia.com that you visit. This file is neither a virus nor spyware.
What do they use?
Cookies are used to facilitate web browsing. What actually happens when you visit an online store for the first time is that the web server sends a file to your computer, which is automatically installed on the disk. Thanks to this cookie, you will be recognized the next time you visit the same website www.Gigapedia.com and you will not have to re-enter all your details.
Cookies and IP address
When you visit one of our websites, you accept one or more cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small file placed on your computer or device that browses the web.
There are three different types of cookies:
Basic cookies: These cookies are necessary for the operation of our website to the extent that registration is required (eg posting comments). Without the use of these cookies the commenting service of our websites will not be able to work.
Third party cookies: We use these types of cookies to monitor the performance of our sites and the way their users can use them . These cookies provide us with information that helps us provide better articles and services to users. They also help us identify areas of our site that are malfunctioning or in need of maintenance.
Functional cookies: Functional cookies are used to store your site preferences on our websites. This can be something like remembering your city in a weather forecast or saving your username (where needed) so you do not have to enter it again from the beginning when you return to our site. We can also track IP addresses . An IP address is a number that can identify the ISP and the user’s country of origin. IP cannot provide personal information.
Can cookies be deleted or blocked?
You will meet Internet cookies whichever browser you use (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla, etc.). Although there are no miracle solutions, you can consider the following:
Delete cookies: all you have to do is find the folder / file where the cookies are stored on your computer and delete them. If you do it manually, you have to remember to do it regularly. your computer. The only downside to this option is that you will no longer be automatically recognized as your favorite online. However, you need to be careful, because blocking certain cookies may mean that you can no longer shop online. when a cookie is sent, allowing you to decide whether to allow the cookie or not. The only downside to this solution is that you will spend more time refusing or accepting cookies than actually surfing the internet. Use specialized software: you can download software that protects you from cookies. These software programs can be configured to allow you to change the content of the cookies that apply to you. These programs, some of which are free, can be downloaded online.