1. What is a Cookie?
A Cookie is a neutral technology that enables a website server to store data on your device or to read data from your device. A Cookie file stores certain information about a user's access or use of the website and is in the format of .txt. The content of a Cookie is usually encrypted. A safe Cookie technology may bring more convenient service to users when surfing online.
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Cookies notify us when you sign into our services so that we can authenticate your identity to ensure the security of your account.
For example, Cookies will notify us when you log into Tencent services, so we can tell whether it is logged in safely by yourself and show you your relevant information when you access to any of Tencent's websites.
Cookies allow us to provide service for you according to personalized settings which based on your preferred look and appearance of our services.
Cookies help us to protect the security of our data and services, and to detect cheating, hacker and fraudulent activities against our products or services.
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Cookies may help us to provide better products and services for users.
For example, when you log in, your user name recorded in Cookies during your previous use of our services will be automatically filled in to provide you a more efficient service.
Cookies could avoid unnecessary server load, improve service efficiency, and reduce resource and energy consumption.
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We use these cookies to understand, improve our products and services and to provide reference data for the research and development of new products or features.
3. How to manage Cookies?
Most browsers give you the ability to manage Cookie features. When you manage browser Cookie settings, you can allow Cookies from sites you trust while disable Cookies from other sites. For example, you can manage Cookies in the content settings of QQ web browser. At the same time, you can enable “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) feature so that you will not be tracked by cookies.