What is a cookie and why do we use it?
A ‘cookie’ refers to a small file containing information that a website saves on any internet-enabled device such as computer, smartphone or tablet. This file allows the website to ‘remember’ you and your preferences the next time you visit the site. Cookies help the website work efficiently to customise your browsing experience. Read below to know more about the kind of cookies we use and how can you opt out of it.
What kind of cookies do we use?
There are several types of cookies used by our website.
- First-party cookies: These are the cookies used by our website and only Ekta World can access this data.
- Third-party cookies: Third-party cookies belong to and are managed by a third-party website such as Ekta World partners or service providers. Other sites with content on our website place their own cookies on your browser.
- Session cookies: These cookies are only saved on your computer during your web browsing session. Once you close the browser, session cookies are automatically deleted. An anonymous session ID is used that allows you to surf the website without having to Log-in. Session cookies do not store any of your information.
- Persistent cookies: Persistent cookies are those that are stored on your computer even when you close the browser. These cookies can be read by our website when you visit it again. We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics and for personalisation.
How can you opt out of it?
Many browsers automatically accept cookies. In that case, you have to manually change your browser settings to disable cookies.
You can also choose to ask your computer to warn you every time a cookie is being sent. Simultaneously, you can choose to disable all cookies from your browser settings.
Disabling cookies may hinder the efficient working of the website. Cookies can be disabled any time, even if you may have accepted them in the past.