Cookies – What A Difference A Few Browser Cookies Can Make When You Shop
Cookies sound sweet, but if they doubled your prices would you consider them so nice? Here’s screen shots from a great article, where the prices shoot up, if you allow cookies.
Lets start with the evidence
Firstly, if you disable cookies your prices are lower:
How do you remove cookies?
Use Ghostery.com to switch off cookies and trackers.
Install Ghostery to your Firefox Browser (or IE, iOS, Chrome, etc).
Now step 2 is to configure it (it’s not set to stop cookies by default).
- Tools > Ghostery > Manage Ghostery Options
- Auto update > Tick the checkbox, to allow updates
- Blocking Options > 3pes tab > Select all 5 checkboxes, to stop advertisers, trackers etc
- Blocking Options > Cookies tab > Select all 4 checkboxes to stop advertisers etc.
Here’s what you should see:
Blocking Options > 3pes
Blocking Options > Cookies