Introduction and Purpose
There are two main methods used for remembering:-
- Temporary or "session" cookies
These cookies only last for the duration of your stay on a website,
and perform a useful task, like for instance, keeping you logged-in. Without these session cookies, you wouldn't stay
logged-in when you browsed from one page to another.
- Persistent cookies
These cookies have a longer lifetime, and remember your settings from one visit to a website
to the next visit. Remembering your log-in so that your don't need to enter your username and password at every visit is one
such use of a persistent cookie.
What Is A Cookie?
Cookies are very small text files stored on your computer by your web browser at the request of a website.
They can be likened to a 'sticky note' which can only be read by the website that asked your web browser to save it. A website
can not read a cookie from another website.
Cookies usually contain no more than a code or short text. They do not hold any personally identifiable information.
3rd Party Cookies
These are cookies used by websites that produce content that is used in other websites; for example a YouTube™ video, or
Flikr™ image. Some advertisiers also use 3rd party cookies to show adverts tailored to things they think that you like.
Whilst SoundAwesome does not contain any advertising by 3rd parties, we do include content from other websites such as YouTube™
which could 3rd party cookies.
What To Do If You Don't Want Cookies
be intrusive, you can set your cookie preferences with our Cookie Settings