This series on internet cookies is for people who seek clarification about them. Why they exist, where they came from, what they are used for, the different types of cookies and how cookies relate to the EU GDPR (European Union General Data Protection Regulation).

In part 1 of this seriest on internet cookies we will explore the history of internet cookies.
In Part 2 we will look at the types of cookies and similar technologies.
In Part 3 we will look at the legal side of internet cookies i.e. the so-called “Cookie-Law”.
In part 4 we will share the process of deleting cookies.

ATTENTION:

Deleting the cookies in your browser will mean that websites that you often visit will forget your personalised settings e.g. login in details i.e. username and password.

Select Your Browser

Where can I check which cookies a website is storing in my browser?

Chrome: Hit F12 → look for “Application” in the top menu → search for Cookies in the left menu

Edge: Hit F12 → look for “debugger” in the horizontal menu at the top → search for Cookies in the left menu

Opera: Hit F12 → right click anywhere on the page → click on inspect element → look for “Application” in the top menu → search for Cookies in the left menu

Safari: Hit F12 → look for “Resources” in the top menu → search for Cookies in the left menu.

Instead of hitting F12 you can also right-click anywhere on the website and click on “inspect page/element”, depending on your browser.

Disclaimer: The views shared in this blog post are solely those of the author. The author is not a lawyer, and thus, this inforamtion is not legal advice. If you need legal advice on this topic, then please contact a lawyer in the country in which you reside, or do business in