Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. They are used to remember preferences and information of website visitors (authentication, language, localization and so on). Some information is used for statistical and marketing purposes.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.
_session (they are removed when closing the browser)
_persistent (they are deleted after a given elapsed period of time)
_first-party (they can be read only by the website you are visiting)
_third-party (they are created and used by external domains other than the website we are visiting)
The list below explains which cookies are used:
_ga, _gat (Google Analytics): cookies used to collect information about how visitors use this site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.
NID, PREF (Google): third-party cookies used by Google to improve the services and the experience of the users.
GEUP, PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE (Youtube): third-party cookies used by Youtube to improve the services and the experience of the users.
300gp, 300gpBAK, PHPSESSID: technical cookies used to manage user sessions. They're deleted when you close the browser.
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