What are Pop Up Adverts?

Pop up ads are advertisments that show up in a new browser window. There’s no one standard size for popup ads. Popup ads also vary widely in the amount of browser commands that show in the window. Pop-up ads are just one form of internet advertising used by advertisers to get web users’ attention. Among…

Graphics Interchange Format

GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a type of picture file used on the internet. It has certain special characteristics which make it more useful than JPEG or other picture file formats in certain situations. Clear GIFs are commonly used as web beacons because they are invisible and very small so they don’t affect the download…

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a little text file composed of alphanumeric characters, which is created on your computer when your browser accesses a website that uses cookies. The files are used to help your browser navigate the website and fully use all its features like logins, preferences, language settings, themes, among other common features. The cookie…

Cookie FAQ

What actually is a cookie? A cookie is essentially a form of very tiny text file which is then placed onto the operators hard drive. It is made by the web page server which comes form the computer which operates any website. Are cookies potentially dangerous? No not all they are just tiny pieces of…

Cookie Law

In the month of may in 2011, new laws came into play which affect most of the internet’s web sites. If a certain website uses cookies they must show information to visitors of that site under the Electronic Communications regulations 2011. UK Regulations 1. The person owning the website we not be able to gain…

Deleting Cookies

The majority of cookies are fairly simple to delete. Windows Deleting cookies on Google Chrome Tap on “tools” and then click “options” Next is “under the bonnet” the privacy section and then “clear browsing data” option click “delete cookies and other site data” to remove all the cookies on that particular list Then it’s “clear…

Controlling Cookies

All very popular browsers allow you to some sort of control over cookies. You at home can set whether you’d like to accept or deny cookies, You can even set up a way for your certain browser to tell you every single time a cookie is offered to you. Its different for windows PC’s and…