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What is a First-Party Cookie?

Last Updated: April 27, 2020

First-party cookies are directly stored by the website (or domain) you visit. These cookies allow website owners to collect analytics data, remember language settings, and perform other useful functions that provide a good user experience. The domain host can see the data that the cookie retrieves. First-party cookies can’t usually be used to track a user’s activity on another site other than the original website it was placed on. These types of cookies include things such as your sign-on credentials, items you put in the shopping cart or your preferred language.

First-party cookies are set by the publisher’s web server or any JavaScript loaded in the website.

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