How Google uses cookies

A cookie is a tiny piece of text sent to your browser by a site you visit. It enables the site to remember information about your visit, such as your preferred language as well as other settings. That makes your next visit easier as well as make the site more useful to you. Without cookies,the web would be a much more frustrating experience. Watch the video below from Google which explains the concept.

Cookies are used to

  • remember your safe search preferences
  • make the ads you see more relevant to you
  • count how many visitors we receive to a page
  • help you sign up for our services
  • protect your data
  • to remember your ad settings

Here is the list of the types of cookies used by Google