What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website and that the website stores on your computer or mobile device when you open the website. Each time you visit, the cookies are sent back to the home page or to another website that recognizes the cookie.
A cookie does not identify you directly as a specific person. Cookies act as a memory for a specific website, allowing this page to remember your computer the next time you visit, including cookies to remember your settings or improve user convenience. You can find more information about cookies, as well as how you can manage or delete them, at www.aboutcookies.org.
The following cookies are used on our website:
- Session cookies – These are temporary cookies that only work when a computer user accesses the website (or, more precisely, until the user leaves the website and closes the browser). Session cookies help our website to remember the actions taken by the visitor on the previous page, thus eliminating the need to re-enter information.
- Persistent cookies – Persistent cookies remain on the visitor’s computer after visiting our website. These cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor (storing this information as a random number). How long a cookie stays on a user’s computer will depend on the type of cookie.
- First party cookies – First party cookies are cookies set by the website the user visits – the website displayed in the URL window.
- Third party cookies – Third party cookies are cookies set by a domain other than the one visited by the user [for example, theskatedistrict.com website uses Google’s cookies to serve ads and optimize marketing communications].
Google Analytics – theskatedistrict.com website contains cookies created by the Google Analytics program created by Google Inc. The purpose of using Google Analytics cookies is to improve the quality of the content of the theskatedistrict.com website and to adapt the content to the needs of the users. You can learn more about the Google Analytics Terms of Service at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html.
Cookie control, deletion, deactivation
- If you want to restrict or block cookies on our website or any other website, you can do so by changing your web browser settings. Use your browser’s “Help” feature to learn more about this feature. For information on how to delete cookies from your mobile device’s browser, please see the device’s user guide.
- You can control and delete cookies if you wish. Read more here: aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies on your computer, and you can set most browsers to block the insertion of cookies on your computer. However, in this case, you will have to manually adjust the settings each time you visit the website, and in addition, some services and features may not work.