Here’s an important lesson on the subtraction of cookies:
Don’t you just love Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster? Of course, the type of cookies we use at Jacmus are not made of sugar or chocolate chips.
What are cookies?
Cookies are a small text file that save to your computer when you browse and interact with our website. The text file contains information such as preferences which identifies you as a website user. Sometimes, the cookie contains personal information, but only personal information that you have provided to us.
Cookies can be session based or persistent. Persistent cookies save to your computer when you interact with a website or app. Session based cookies only last as long as you’re browsing the website.
There are two main types of cookies.
- First party cookies: issued by this website. They are used to enhance your experience. An example would be an analytic cookie to understand how a user interacts with Jacmus.
- Third party cookies: cookies set by other interested parties, such as marketing companies. These cookies might be read when you visit other websites to deliver personalized advertising. You know, that advertising that follows you around.
Cookies served at Jacmus
|_nid||google.com||10 years||Preference cookie containing user information such as preferred language|
|_ga||Google Analytics||jacmus.com||2 Years||Analytics: used to distinguish users.|
|_gat||Google Analytics||jacmus.com||1 Minute||Analytics: used to distinguish users.|
|_gid||Google Analytics||jacmus.com||24 hours||Analytics: used to throttle request.|
|eucookielaw||Jetpack||jacmus.com||30 days||Checks if you’ve accepted our cookie agreement.|
|tk_lr||WordPress||jacmus.com||2 years||Analytics: Collects user activity internal metrics.|
|tk_or||WordPress||jacmus.com||5 years||Analytics: Collects user activity internal metrics.|
|tk_r3d||WordPress||jacmus.com||2 days||Analytics: Collects user activity internal metrics.|
|tfw_exp||twitter.com||2 Weeks||Set by Twitter for performance capabilities.|
|tk_ai||WordPress||jacmus.com||5 years||Analytics: Randomly generates an anonymous ID.|
|tk_qs||WordPress||jacmus.com||24 hours||Analytics: Collects user activity internal metrics.|
|comment_author||WordPress||jacmus.com||347 days||Commentator cookie so you won’t need to re-enter all your information.|
|comment_author_email||WordPress||jacmus.com||347 days||Commentator cookie so you won’t need to re-enter all your information.|
|comment_author_url||WordPress||jacmus.com||347 days||Commentator cookie so you won’t need to re-enter all your information.|
|jetpack_comments_subscribe||Jetpack||jacmus.com||347 days||Records what you specify in the post and comment subscription checkboxes.|
|jetpack_blog_subscribe||Jetpack||jacmus.com||348 days||Records what you specify in the post and comment subscription checkboxes.|
|woocommerce_cart_hash||Woocommerce||jacmus.com||Session||Woocommerce Cart cookie. Doesn’t store personal information.|
|lang||cdn.syndication.twimg.com||Session||Exists on pages where twitter widget or twitter button exists.|
|01AI||Akamia||abmr.net||1 Year||Functionality cookie to enable streaming data like video streaming|
How to say no to cookies on your computer
Saying no to cookies depends on your browser and the type of computer or gadget you’re using to connect to the internet. The links below will open a new tab or browser page and take you to that provider’s instructions for turning cookies off.
If you do decide to turn cookies off, your experience of this website may be affected.
If I have not listed your preferred browser above, you may find it and more information on cookies at About Cookies.
Pixels, web beacons and other tech
A pixel is a small amount of code on a web page or in an email notification. This website may also use pixels to learn whether you’ve interacted with my website. Web beacons are similar. They’re an empty image file that tracks how you browse through a website.
For more information
- Google Cookies
- WordPress Cookies
- Jetpack Cookies
- Woocommerce Cookies
- Skype Cookies and how to disable Skype browser cookies
First Published: May 28, 2018.