What Is A Cookie?
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
The Bookie Rewards website does not capture or store personal information, but merely logs the user’s IP address which is automatically recognised by the web server. This is used to record the number of visitors on our site.
Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that the service is available when you want it and fast. You can find out more information about Google Analytic’s cookies here.
|Name||What It Does||Expires|
|_GA||Used to distinguish users||2 Years|
|_GID||Used to distinguish users||24 Hours|
|_GAT||Used to throttle request rate||1 Minute|
If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser by using this link which will show you how. However, this may affect the functionality of the websites you visit.