What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file saved in your local computer, that stores some details about your browser and retains certain details like the language preference or authentication details, to provide you with a contextual experience when using the applications. The most important function of cookies is session management and personalization. They can also be used to store and retrieve certain behavioural information about the users to provide relevant information to the users. Learn more about cookies here. (Wikipedia link)
What are the cookie types used by Zoho?
Cookies can be session-specific cookies or persistent cookies. A session-specific cookie expires automatically when you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain in your browser memory until they are deleted. Expiry is set in the cookie itself. Some expire after a few minutes, while some may be persistent and expire only after a few years. Cookies placed directly by the same website that you are using are known as ‘First-party cookies’.
The detailed list of cookies we use on our website is given below in the table. We do periodic cookie scanning of our website and keep our cookie list as accurate as possible. The cookies we add to your browser can be classified as follows:
- Strictly Necessary
- Functional/ Preference
How you can manage cookies?
Cookie preference manager
Use the ‘Manage Cookie Preferences’ option at the top of this page to manage your cookies. You can also click on the ‘Cookie icon’ that appears at the left bottom corner of most of the web pages. (specifically from EU, UK, Brazil, Japan or California regions,)
Most of the popular browsers provide ‘Settings’ through which you can set your ‘Cookie preferences’. If you severely restrict the cookies set by the website, it may badly affect the way the application works and also hamper the user experience, due to the lack of personalization. It may also prevent you from saving customized settings like location or language settings.
The browsers also provide help pages with instructions to set your cookie management preferences. Some of the popular browser details are listed below for quick reference: