Hungry? Cookies may sound good when they're filled with chocolate chips, but when cookies are used to track your online activity, they can result in behavioral tracking that advertisers use to target products to you.
You may be okay with this when it leads you to your next great shoe sale, but if you use a shared computer and search for something more private, the next person to browse the web on your computer may get bombarded with ads for the wedding rings – something you didn't want them to know.
A silly example, but if you use the internet for activities that require more personal information – such as online banking or shopping – cookies can save and remember your account number, credit card number, mailing address, phone number and more.
Privacy Tip – Delete your cookies!
Especially if you use a shared computer or if you are doing activities that require your personal information.
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