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RSS Program and How Best to Handle Cookies

  1. GmaGoldie profile image78
    GmaGoldieposted 7 years ago

    I just started using a RSS Cookie program.  Each time I have a privacy alert which asks IF I wish to block the cookie.

    What is the best way to handle this?
    1.) block each one
    2.) delete cookies on my control panel after submittal?

    Please help - I am not technical at all - just learned RSS.

    1. Pcunix profile image92
      Pcunixposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Do you understand that there are two kinds of cookie?  One can be placed by the web page you visit and cannot be read by any other web site  and can only contain information that site knows, such as things you did on the site. 

      The other kind is "third party" or "tracking" cookies. People like Google use them, but all they contain is what sites you have visited and any interaction you had with their ads - it is part of how Google decides what ads to show you.

      Most browsers allow you to block third party cookies without affecting the others, if that is your concern.

      1. GmaGoldie profile image78
        GmaGoldieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I had no idea.  I thought a cookie was a cookie - now I understand the meaning of third party cookie.

        Thank you!

      2. Article Magick profile image59
        Article Magickposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Very well explained..;-)

 
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