Cookies are pieces of information stored in files that webservers store on your computer when you are browsing. These files allow these servers to recognize your computer the next time you visit their sites, often to improve your browsing experience. They cannot cause direct damage to your computer system in any way, but they can record your browsing habits in an intrusive manner and trace your movements across different websites.
Opera gives you specific control over what cookies to accept and reject. Here are some tips to help you control your cookies.
Opera allows for a wide range of cookie setups. The options are:
You can also configure cookie settings when you are viewing any site by going to Settings > Quick Preferences > Edit site preferences > Cookies.
If you want to enable or disable cookies quickly, from the menu select Settings > Quick Preferences > Enable/Disable Cookies.
Selecting “Manage Cookies” in the Cookies preferences tab allows you to add new domains, delete cookies, and edit cookie settings specifically for each server. The Cookie Manager displays, which lists all the domains from which you currently have cookies.
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