Cookies are small text files which are placed on your device as you browse Webster’s web√site. Cookies are uniquely assigned to each visitor and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to the visitor. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your device.
These cookies do various jobs which make your experience of the website smoother and more interactive. The cookies used by Webster are necessary for the proper functionality of the website.
Different kinds of cookies
Cookies can be categorized by how long they are stored and their function.
Cookies categorized by length of storage are called “persistent cookies” or “session cookies”. Cookies categorized according to function are called “strictly necessary cookies” or “performance cookies”.
Persistent cookies remain on your device for a set period specified in the cookie. They are activated each time you visit the website. Session cookies are temporary. They allow website operators to link the actions of a visitor during a browser session. A browser session starts when you open a browser window and finishes when you close it. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
Strictly necessary cookies are essential to navigate around a website and to use its features. Without them, you would not be able to use basic services such as your choice of language of the website. These cookies do not gather information about visitors that could be used for marketing purposes or to remember where a visitor has been on the internet. Performance cookies collect anonymous data for statistical purposes on how visitors use a website and are used to improve your experience.
How we use them at Webster
Webster uses session cookies to help you navigate between pages on the website or to gain access to secure parts of the website. These cookies are strictly necessary and/or performance cookies enabling you to gain access to the website in different languages.
Your cookies, your personal data
Cookies are also personal data. Webster processes your cookies based on your given consent. Webster keeps your cookies only temporarily and as you turn off your browser they get erased. You can read more about your privacy rights and how Webster processes your personal data at Webster’s Privacy and Security.
How you can manage cookies through your browser
If you do not want to accept cookies you can easily alter the settings of your browser to automatically deny storing of cookies or to be informed every time a website would like to store a cookie on your computer. By altering the settings of your browser, also previously stored cookies could be erased.
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