Whenever you visit a website, small text files called Web Cookies would get downloaded automatically to your computer system or mobile device. The significant purpose of a web cookie is to recognize the user of the website and perhaps to save your login information and to prepare customized Web Pages for the easy and fast access of the same website next time. Only the server of the website you visit will be able to read and retrieve the information of its particular web cookie. Hence, while accessing a single web page online, it would store various cookies automatically from every possible source to the computer system or mobile.
Types of cookies
However, not all cookies are similar. Moreover, cookies are classified into two categories, which are briefly explained hereunder.
Session cookies are short-term cookies, which are removed automatically when you exit from the browser. However, when you access the same website through the same browser next time, the website you access for the second time may not recognize you. Hence, you may have to enter the login details again or you have set your preferences to store your login details. However, this provision mostly depends on the features of the website you visit. Therefore, a session cookie will get generated automatically and get removed automatically.
Persistent cookies will remain on your computer system or mobile until or unless you choose to remove them manually or the browser clears them based on the customized duration.
Therefore, the cookies are browsing data of each website stored by the browser. Therefore, considering the cookies as a software or a virus is totally a wrong concept and a false presumption.
Clearing cookies – why indispensable?
As discussed above, the cookies contain your web login details or other personal details of authentication. Such information can be misused by hackers to access your computer or your device and hack that authentic information. Moreover, it could cause a virus attack or slow down the browser speed. So periodic cleaning of cookies is very essential to ensure your web security as well as to increase the speed of the browser.
Cookies used by the websites
Every cookie contains certain anonymous information with which the websites that you access frequently will remember the preferences of the browsers. Often, websites of certain marketing companies access the cookies stored on your device and retrieve your personal details to market their products. Therefore, cookies facilitate them to source their desired customers by providing essential details of customers like their territory, their habits, and their preferences.
Getting rid of cookies stored on your computer
No user can bear the websites storing their authentic information on their device, moreover, their temperament worsens when such authentic information is being accessed by the anonymous person or a third party without their permission in a dishonest manner, although such information is used for marketing purposes. No individual would like to encourage any advertising email or a message related to their habits or preferences which are actually confidential. Therefore, it becomes essential to block such cookies or even to delete those have been stored already.
The actual purpose of cookies is to identify the visitor of our website, their device, and whenever information they access on our website. Our cookies are only those, which most indispensable to enable our users to get a good experience on our website, in other words, our cookies are meant to enable our users to navigate our website without any hassle and to equip our users well with every kind of salient features of our website. Our cookies are meant only to magnify the navigation of our website by the storage of the same, with your permission and based on your choice.
We never sell any authentic information of our esteemed customers that we have received through our cookies, nor do we disclose any authentic information to any third party or anonymous except when it becomes legally mandatory.
Which Cookies Do We Use?
We use the first-party and third-party cookies on Epos Hybrid.
First Party Cookies
The first-party cookies used on our website are functional cookies and performance cookies. These cookies are most essential as well, as the performance cookies are helpful in tracking the usage of our website. Whereas, the functional cookies enrich the functionality and ease the navigation of the website.
Third Party Cookies
To evaluate and analyze the performance of our website and to track the total number of visits
to our website, we use Google Analytics, where the information is mainly used to improve the
ranking of our website, eventually resulting in the advantage of all of our users. It is next to
impossible to access that authentic information of users through these third-party cookies. To
know more about cookies used by Google Analytics, please go through the cookie usage on websites.
As a visitor of our website, you agree to the use of the first party as well as third-party cookies. We sincerely recommend all visitors to our website make necessary changes in their browser to enable our cookies. However, if you do not wish to receive any cookies, then you can choose to disable them as well. Therefore, we would like to clarify our users that by turning off our cookies,
they may not be able to navigate our website in its perfect order.