What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on your browser or device when visiting a website. They allow the website to recognize your device and remember your preferences, such as your language, font size, or login details.
Cookies also help us track how you interact with our website, such as what pages you visit, how long you stay, or what links you click. It helps us identify areas for improvement and provide you with a better user experience.
At ‘The Rusty Spoon,’ we use various types of cookies. Some of them are listed below:
Enhancing your user experience: Cookies enable us to tailor our website to your needs and preferences, such as remembering your settings, displaying relevant content, or providing personalized offers.
Personalizing our content: Cookies allow us to show you content relevant to your interests, such as articles, recipes, or ads matching your tastes and preferences.
Analyzing our user interaction: Cookies help us understand how you use our website, such as what features you like, what problems you encounter, or what feedback you provide. It helps us improve our website and measure its performance.
Providing a smoother browsing experience: Cookies help us ensure that our Website functions correctly and securely, such as loading pages faster, preventing errors, or protecting your data.
Types of Cookies
Our website uses different types of cookies, depending on their origin, duration, and purpose. These are:
Necessary/Essential Cookies: These cookies are required for our website’s basic functionality and security. They are usually only set in response to your actions, such as logging in, filling out forms, or accepting cookies. These cookies do not store personal information and cannot be switched off. They are usually session cookies, which are deleted when you close your browser.
Functionality Cookies: These cookies are used to remember your choices and preferences on our website, such as your language, currency, or location. They are persistent cookies, meaning they remain on your device until you expire or delete them. We administer them, and they have a lifespan.
Tracking And Performance Cookies: These cookies collect and analyze data about how you use our website, such as how many visitors we have, where they come from, what pages they view, how long they stay, or what actions they take.
They are persistent cookies, meaning they remain on your device until you expire or delete them. They are administered by third-party service providers, such as Google Analytics, who may use the data for their own purposes.
Targeting And Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to deliver ads relevant to your interests based on your browsing history and behavior on our website and other websites. They are persistent cookies, meaning they remain on your device until you expire or delete them. They are administered by third-party advertisers, such as Google Ads, who may use the data for their own purposes.
Social Media Cookies: These are cookies that are used to enable you to share our content on social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. They are persistent cookies, meaning they remain on your device until you expire or delete them. They are administered by third-party social media providers, who may use the data for their own purposes.
The duration of cookies depends on whether they are session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary and are deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies have a fixed expiration date and are deleted when they expire or when you manually remove them from your device.
The expiration date of each cookie may vary depending on its purpose and provider. You can check the duration of each cookie in your browser settings.
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