- What is a Cookie?
- What Cookies are used by The Pineapple Agency?
- Cookies that allow our site to work
- Third Party Cookies
- Social media Cookies
- How to Control and Delete Cookies
What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in the user’s web browser as a very simple text file. Cookies can be essential to a user using a website for example; storing session based data allowing the user to log in, or to have items in a shopping cart.
Cookies can also be used to help improve the user’s experience or to allow websites to operate faster. Cookies can also record information about marketing activity, such as; the keyword you used to find a website, what items you’ve viewed.
What Cookies are used by The Pineapple Agency?
|Cookie Name||What is it used for?|
|1P_JAR||Set by Google. This group sets a unique ID to remember your preferences and other information such as website statistics and track conversion rates. Google’s policies can be viewed at https://policies.google.com/technologies/types|
|ANID||The “ANID” cookie is used for advertising served across the web and stored in google.com.|
|ARRAffinity/ARRAffinitySameSite||This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.|
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
|Google (NID, SAPISID, HSID, SID, SSID, APISID)|
Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.
Security cookie to protect users data from unauthorised access
|X_XSRF||Prevents Cross-Site Request Forgery (XSRF/CSRF) attacks|
|__Secure-3PAPISID||Builds a profile of website visitor interests to show relevant and personalized ads through retargeting.|
|__Secure-3PSID||Used by for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor’s interests in order to show relevant & personalised Google advertising|
|__Secure-3PSIDCC||These cookies are used to deliver ads more relevant to you and your interests|
|__cfduid||This cookie helps Cloudflare detect malicious visitors to our Customers’ websites and minimizes blocking legitimate users|
Social Media Cookies
The Pineapple Agency uses social websites like Facebook and twitter to communicate with prospective and current customers. As such links from The Pineapple Agency to these sites may incur cookies to be added to your machine. These will be cookies used and maintained by these third parties.
How to Control and Delete Cookies?
Some people would prefer to not allow websites to place information on their computer, cookies, specifically ones used by The Pineapple Agency are generally quite harmless.
If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can change the settings on your browser to either let you know when cookies are used or block their usage altogether. You can also remove cookies that have been added to your machine. You may wish to visit AboutCookies.org, which contains detailed guides on how to do this on a variety of desktop browsers.