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 that the marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
What types of cookies does URI Online Judge uses?
There are generally four categories of cookies: "Necessary", "Performance", "Functionality" and "Targeting". URI Online Judge uses only the first three categories of cookies. You can find out more about each cookie category below.
- Necessary: These cookies are essential to make URI Online Judge website work correctly, they enable you to move around our website and use our features. Examples include remembering previous actions (e.g. entered text) when navigating back to a page in the same session.
- Performance: These cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our website by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent on the website, and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This helps us improve the performance of our application.
- Functionality: These cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) to provide a more personalised online experience.
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.
Do we use third-party cookies?
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 URI Online Judge, for example to help us understand how our service is being used.
How can I control or delete cookies?
Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings. If you disable the cookies that we use, this may impact your experience while on the URI Online Judge website, for example you may not be able to visit certain areas or you may not receive personalised information when you visit the website.