What’s a cookie?
Unfortunately, in this context it’s not made out of sugar and chocolate chips. A cookie is a small text file that a website can save on your device when you visit it. It enables websites to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time. Cookies may be classified by how long they are stored in your device:
Session cookies: Such cookies are erased when your web browser is closed.
Persistent cookies: These cookies are stored by your web browser in your device for a given period of time. After this period, your browser removes them.
They can also be classified regarding the domain to which the cookie belongs to, which can be:
First-party cookies: These are set by the domain of the website you are visiting.
Third-party cookies: These are cookies set by a different domain than the one you are visiting. These are usually cookies used by third party services we use in our website.
What cookies does wonderfulpost.org use?
The cookies we use can be classified in the following groups:
Strictly necessary cookies: These are first-party session cookies which enable you to access certain parts of our website. Without these cookies, you won’t be able to use our website as expected.
Functionality cookies: These are first-party persistent cookies used to remember some of your user-interface preferences so that you don’t need to specify them every time. For example, we may set a cookie with your preferred selection of a checkbox for the next time you use it. These cookies are not strictly necessary but help you have a smoother experience on the website.
Analytics cookies: These type of cookies allow us to obtain statistical information about the way the website is used so that we can make improvements to it. To do this, we use services such as Google Analytics, which collects information about the website traffic and provides us with reports that allow us to analyse how our website is used and to make improvements. Google Analytics makes use of persistent first-party cookies.
Advertisement cookies: We may display advertisement banners (ads) in order to be able to bring our service, platform or website to you. To display these ads, we use services of third party providers, such as Google AdSense, that set third party session and/or persistent cookies which may be used to:
avoid or limit showing ads that you have already seen
provide us with reports on advertisement results to improve the website advertisement setup
combat fraud and abuse
personalize the advertisement according to your interests and visits to our website and others you have visited previously. Where required, we will first request your consent to show these type of ads.
managing, blocking or removing cookies
Analytics cookies: You can opt-out of Google Analytics using a suitable browser opt-out plugin.