What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file placed onto your device that enables The Well features and functionality.
When does The Well place cookies?
Any browser visiting our site will receive cookies from us.
What types of cookies does The Well use?
We use two types: persistent cookies and session cookies. A persistent cookie helps us remember you as a user so we can save settings, like that you closed the cookie notice. Session cookies only last for as long as the session (usually the current visit to a website or a browser session).
What are cookies used for?
Cookies can be used to recognize you when you visit The Well, remember your preferences, and give you a personalized experience that’s in line with your settings. Cookies also make your interactions with The Well faster and more secure.
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Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalized to you. It may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information.
Other helpful resources
Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Safari (Desktop)
- Safari (Mobile)
- Android Browser
- Opera Mobile
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.