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ALSO CALLED: Cookie Files, Transient Cookies, Session Cookies
DEFINITION: A cookie is information that a Web site puts on your hard disk so that it can remember something about you at a later time. (More technically, it is information for future use that is stored by the server on the client side of a client/server communication.) Typically, a cookie records your preferences when using a particular site. Using the Web's Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), each request  … 
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Survival Guide: Marketing in a World Without Cookies
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WHITE PAPER: Did you know that 65% of US consumers delete their cookies? Or that 39% block cookies altogether? It's clear that the traditional marketing tactic of third-party cookies won't hold up in today's marketplace, as consumers access websites from more devices and are increasingly concerned about privacy.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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COOKIES DEFINITION (continued): …  for a Web page is independent of all other requests. For this reason, the Web page server has no memory of what pages it has sent to a user previously or anything about your previous visits. A cookie is a mechanism that allows the server to store its own information about a user on the user's own computer. You can view the cookies that have been stored on your hard disk (although the content stored in each cookie may not make much sense to you). The location of the cookies depends on the browser. Internet Explorer stores each cookie as a separate file under a Windows subdirectory. Netscape … 
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