What are cookies?
Cookies, also known as tracking cookies or browser cookies are a small set of encrypted text files or information that is being stored in your device or computer when you visit a website. The web developers are using cookies to help the users navigate the websites and perform specific functions. It is created when a browser loads a certain website. The website will then send the information to the browser and create a small text file. Each time the user loads the same website, the browser will retrieve and send the file to the server. Cookies are capable of carrying information from one website to another related site so disabling it may prevent the users from using a certain website.
Which cookies are being used on our website?
When you visit our website, we collect common internet log information and the details about your behaviour patterns. The Crazy Food Masala is doing this so we can learn things like the number of visitors to the different parts of our website. We are collecting such information yet we never attempt to find out or disclose the identities of those visiting our website. We will never associate the data we gathered from our website to any personally identifying information from any source. If we want to collect personally identifiable information from our users, we will inform you and explain our intentions for doing it.
We have listed the types of cookies we are using on our website. Please refer to the information below:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookies are important in order to allow the visitors to move around our website and use the features in it. Without this, we cannot provide you with the services you are asking. We often collect cookies like:
- NET SessionID
This cookie is used when you load a web browser that uses ASP.NET session state. This type of cookie will be deleted once you close your browser.
- CMSPreferred Culture
This cookie is used to identify the browser language of the visitor. It normally expires within 24-hours after you first access the website.
This cookie is used to identify the visitor’s preferred colour scheme for our website. It normally expires within 24-hours after you first access the website.
- Performance Cookies
Performance Cookies will allow the website to collect the information about how our visitors use a website, such as the pages that they often visit and if they receive error messages from web pages. This type of cookie doesn’t collect any information that identifies our visitors. The cookies collected are gathered and therefore anonymous. This cookie is only used to improve our website.
- Functional Cookies
Functional Cookies allow our website to remember the choices that our visitors are making (e.g. the language or region they are currently in). It also provides more personal and enhanced features. These types of cookies are also used to remember such changes you have made on our website such as the text size, fonts, and other parts of our website that are customizable. We also used these cookies to provide you with the services you are asking such as commenting to a food blog or article or watching a video. The information that was collected by these cookies is in anonymous form and it cannot track the visitor’s browsing activity on other websites.
- Advertising Cookies
Advertising Cookies such as the DoubleClick DART is the type of cookie that is being used by Google to provide Internet ad serving services to its partners. Our website may display AdSense ads or participate in the certified ad networks of Google. The DoubleClick DART cookie is being used to help the marketers determine how well their paid search listings and advertising campaigns work. Different websites use the DART technology to manage their paid search listings. The information that this cookie is collecting helps the marketers to know how many users clicked on their paid listings or internet ads and which paid listings or internet ads they clicked on.
- Third-Party Cookies
We use Google Analytics to improve the way we deliver our website. Google Analytics is used for tracking our website visitors. It collects information on how the visitors are using our website. We use that information to compile reports, which can help us improve our website. The cookies are collecting information anonymously, including the number of our website’s visitors and the pages they visited.
When a visitor loads a page that contains content embedded from sites like Facebook or Twitter, the visitor will be presented with cookies from those websites. The Crazy Masala Food does not control the distribution of those cookies. You should check similar third party website for more information and you should also review these since they will govern the use of the information you submit or the information collected by cookies when you visit these websites.
How to remove the cookies?
Visitors may refuse to accept cookies by customizing your browser’s cookie settings. Although cookies are vital in navigating a website, some users preferred to protect their privacy online. There are no standardized procedures for removing the cookies because different browsers have different procedures in clearing cookies. For more information on how to remove cookies using browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/clear-cookies-installed.html.