What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
What types of cookies does Critical Care Reviews use?
There are generally four categories of cookies: “Strictly Necessary,” “Performance,” “Functionality,” and “Targeting.” Critical Care Reviews uses the first three categories of cookies.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.
- Performance Cookies
These cookies allow us to remember how you’re logged in, when you logged in or out, the state or history of service tools you’ve used. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.
- Targeting Cookies
Targeting cookies are used by third parties to promote and market goods and services. We do not use these on Critical Care Reviews.
How long will cookies stay on my device
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
First and third party cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that belong to Critical Care Reviews, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our Service. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for Critical Care Reviews, for example to help us understand how our service is being used. We do not use third-party cookies for marketing or advertising purposes.
How to control and delete cookies
If you want to delete cookies please follow these instructions. Please note if you set your browser to disable cookies, Critical Care Reviews may not work optimally. You can find out more information about cookie settings at various websites, such as www.allaboutcookies.org.
NB: aspects of this explanation are taken from WikiHow