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What is a Cookie?
Web servers are able to store small text information on web browsers. This information is called a Cookie. Cookies are basically used to keep track of user navigation and status on a web site. Also Cookies help web sites that provide personalized services to identify their users and display appropriate information to each registered user.
Where does Southern Directory Publishing use a Cookie?
Southern Directory Publishing uses a Cookie for counting repeated users, regardless of who they are. However for registered users of personalized services, a Cookie is set to identify them so on their next attempt to use the service, they would not be prompted to login and identify themselves.
How safe is using a Cookie?
Because the Cookie information is a text value, there is no need to be worried about possible damage to your computer's software and data. No virus or executable code will be set on your computer as a result of setting a Cookie. Cookie sizes are limited so they won't take a lot of space.
Who can see my Cookies?
Essentially the web site that you visit sets the Cookie on your browser and will be referring to it later. But this is not a hidden information to the Internet world. That is the reason why Cookie values are scrambled and encrypted so the text value will not be too obvious for public. The cookie value set by Southern Directory Publishing on your computer is meaningful only to this web site.
How long will the Cookie stay on my computer?
Some Cookie values are erased when you close your browser and some remain for future usage. Southern Directory Publishing sets both types of cookies on your computer. The user identification Cookie will remain until the user signs off and clears it from their computer.
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