What are cookies?
Unfamiliar with cookies on the internet? Well here we will let you know what they are and how we use them on SlotSumo.com. So without further ado, what are cookies?
A cookie can be defined as:
A small text file containing usually text and anonymous information in order to help maintain a user experience for the user
Pretty simple but what does that mean when you visit us on this site?
What does this mean here at SlotSumo? Well we like to make your browsing experience as quick as possible, to let you get to the information you are looking for without any fuss. This means faster page loading speeds, helpful hints and other various wonderful things.
But that’s not all. We use analytics to get an insight into how people interact and use the site whether on mobile or on desktop. This means we can keep on improving, making the site better, deliver the content you want and hide away things you are not interested in. And if in case you were wondering it’s all anonymous. We don’t know who you are, where you live or the name of your dog just which pages you like to read and a little more.
Cookies from Third Parties
We sometimes might post content from other sites that we think you will be interested in. That means a video here a a video there and a bit of social media so you can share our great content quicker and easier with your friends and the world.
Here’s a summary of the cookies and what they are used for:
- YouTube: We often embed videos from YouTube in news posts and slot reviews. When you view a video from YouTube then a session cookie will be stored for the duration of your visit to that page. This helps with correct video playback and performance so you can view the video correctly and is deleted once you move away from the page it is placed.
- Social Media Networks: It’s nice to share stuff you find interesting with others. As such we have Facebook, Twitter and Google + social media links around the site. These sites serve cookies to share the information correctly across their corresponding networks.
- Affiliate Marketing: We link to casinos via affiliate links which you will see around our site on casino reviews, slots reviews, news posts and more. When you click on one of these links the casino will then add a cookie to your browser. This cookie usually contains a random string of numbers and letters that can help the casino identify which site referred them accurately and holds no personal information.
- SlotSumo.com: We store cookies to let us know if you have accepted our privacy and cookies policy along. We also on occasion store a cookie to help us load the content faster through the use of caching software and by adding a cookie that holds the country you are currently visiting from. This helps us provide you with more relevant offers and information based on your country.
How to control your browser cookies
Every browser is different, and so finding the right settings to either disable, delete or enable cookies are all different too. We’ve put a list together of the most common browsers and links to their settings preference or how to articles on how you can control cookies in your browsers if you so wish.
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
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