What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

What types of cookies does Sanifit webpage use?

There are generally three categories of cookies: “Strictly Necessary”, “Performance”, and “Functionality”. Sanifit routinely uses all three categories of cookies on the Service. You can find out more about each cookie category below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the Service and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.

Performance Cookies. These cookies collect information about how you have used the Service, for example, information related to the unique username you have provided, so that less strain is placed on our backend infrastructure. These cookies may also be used to allow us to know that you have logged in so that we can serve you fresher content than a user who has never logged in. The information collected is used to improve how the Service works.

Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow us to remember how you’re logged in. These cookies also allow us to tailor the Service to provide enhanced features and content for you and to remember how you’ve customized the Service in other ways, such as customizing the toolbars we offer in the right column of every page. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.

Sanifit uses these cookies:
  • Google Analytics
  • Wordpress cookies for registered users
  • Linkedin

How long will cookies stay on my device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.

First and third party cookies

First-party cookies are cookies that belong to Sanifit, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our Service. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for Sanifit, for example to help us understand how our service is being used. Third-party cookies may also be placed on your device by our business partners so that they can use them to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet.

What can I do to clear cookies installed on my computer?

Although cookies are very useful to navigate the Internet, you definitely need to know the basics of removing your cookie files so you can protect your privacy online. There are two kinds of cookies-regular text browser cookies and flash cookies. To ensure maximum web browsing privacy, you have to delete both kinds of cookies. Too many Internet users delete cookies which are text-based and leave flash cookies intact. This doesn’t protect your privacy. You have to know how to delete flash cookies, too.

There is no one standardized way to remove cookies since different browsers clear cookies using different procedures. This page helps you manage cookies by instructing you on how to remove cookies on the Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, and Internet Explorer browsers. Since the vast majority of Internet users access the Web using these five browsers, we’ll focus on them.For other browsers, follow the appropriate link.

Internet Explorer (IE) 9.0+

How to delete cookies in Internet Explorer

For many years, Internet Explorer was the undisputed top browser in the market. These days,Mozilla’s Firefox, Google’s Chrome browser and Apple’s Safari have taken sizable chunks of Explorer’s previously huge market share.
Use the steps below to clear cookies in Internet Explorer.

Step 1: Press Start
Step 2: Click Control Panel
Step 3: Double click Internet options
Step 4: Under the General Tab, you will see ‘Delete temporary files, history, cookies, saved passwords…’ Click Delete
Step 5: The Delete Browsing History dialog box will appear, click the ‘cookies’ checkbox
Step 6: Click the delete button at the bottom of the dialog box
Step 7: You will be taken back to the Internet properties dialog box. Click ‘ok’


Mozilla Firefox 2.0+ / 3.0+ / 4.0+/8.0+

How to delete cookies in Firefox

Before going through the steps below, make sure you are using the latest version of Firefox for your OS. Doing this ensures that you benefit from the latest security updates offered by your browser. Keep in mind that the more popular a browser is, the higher the chance that it is being targeted for spyware or malware infection.

Step 1: Look at the top end of your Firefox window and you will see a ‘Firefox’ button. Click it and click ‘Options’
Step 2: Click on ‘Privacy’
Step 3: You will see ‘Firefox will:’. Set it to ‘Use custom settings for history.’
Step 4: Click on the ‘Show Cookies’ button on the right side
Step 5: If you want to delete cookies set by individual sites, enter the complete domain or partial domain name of the site you want to manage in the search field. Your search will retrieve the list of cookies set for that site. Click ‘Remove Cookie’
Step 6: If you want to delete all cookies, click the top of your Firefox window and click on your Firefox button. Click the History menu and pick out ‘Clear Recent History…’ Select ‘Everything’ for the ‘Time Range To Clear’ option. Click on the downward arrow located next to ‘Details’. This will open up the list of items. Click ‘Cookies’ and make sure all the other items are unselected. Click on the ‘Clear Now’ button at the bottom. Close your ‘Clear Recent History’ window.


How to delete cookies in Chrome

Step 1: At the top right side of your browser toolbar, click on the Chrome icon
Step 2: Click on Settings
Step 3: Scroll to the bottom and click ‘Show advanced settings’
Step 4: Under ‘Privacy’, you will see ‘Content Settings’, click on this
Step 5: Under ‘Cookies’, you will see ‘All cookies and site data’, click on this. Please note that you can block cookies altogether from being set on your browser by clicking ‘Block sites from setting any data.’ Unfortunately, many websites you browse will stop working if you do this. It is better if you just periodically clear your cookies manually instead of preventing them from being set by your browser.
Step 6: You will see a full listing of all your cookies. You can click REMOVE ALL to clear all your cookies or you can pick a particular website and clear your cookies from that site.


How to remove cookies in Safari

Please note that if you change your cookie preferences in Safari or remove the cookies in your browser, this might remove or change the cookie settings in your other applications including your Dashboard.
This guide is for OSX Lion

Step 1: Open Safari.
Step 2: Click Safari then Preferences. Click on ‘Privacy.’
Step 3: Click on ‘Details.’
Step 4: You will see a lit of websites that store cookies. You can remove single sites by clicking the ‘Remove’ button and selecting a site. If you want clear all cookies, click ‘Remove All.’
Step 5: When you have finished removing sites, click ‘Done.’


How to clear cookies in Opera

Originally marketed as a ‘fast’ browser, Opera has developed quite a loyal, albeit small, following throughout the years. Follow these steps to manage your Opera browser cookies.

Step 1: Click ‘Settings’ at the top of your Opera browser.
Step 2: Click ‘Preferences’ and select ‘Advanced’
Step 3: In the ‘Advanced’ screen, select ‘Cookies’
Step 4: At this point, you can select one of three options: accept all cookies (this is the default setting), accept cookies only from sites you visit, and never accept cookies. If you block cookies, most of the sites you visit will stop working. This is usually not a good choice. Your best default choice is to accept cookies only from sites you visit. This blocks cookies set by advertising networks and other third party sites.
Step 5: Select ‘Delete new cookies when exiting Opera’. If you want to use a specific website but don’t want to keep any cookies for that site between your visits, select this option. It is not a good idea to use this option for sites you visit frequently.