Site Talk forum: Google Cookie

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Mar 7, 2015 2:42 PM CST
Dave, why is google setting a cookie when I log into ATP? I can delete it and it instantly comes back. I could have sworn you said some time ago you cut ties with google.
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Mar 7, 2015 8:18 PM CST

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I never cut ties with Google. I use them to deliver ads on the site, and also to help me analyze the traffic. I think there are ways to opt out of these things in your browser.
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Kindness should be a lifestyle!
Plant and/or Seed Trader Enjoys or suffers cold winters Hybridizer Birds Seed Starter Cat Lover
Pollen collector Morning Glories Greenhouse Bookworm Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages
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Xeramtheum
Mar 7, 2015 8:22 PM CST
My mistake.
"Don't judge your day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant."

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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Master Gardener: Texas Permaculture Raises cows I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Ideas: Master Level Beekeeper Garden Sages Avid Green Pages Reviewer Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
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dave
Mar 7, 2015 8:33 PM CST

Garden.org Admin

Let me know if you need any help getting opted out of any of that. I'm very happy to help you. If you don't want to see ads, install the Adblock extension for your browser. You can use that same extension to block Google Analytics. By blocking both that should completely handle it. Thumbs up
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Kindness should be a lifestyle!
Plant and/or Seed Trader Enjoys or suffers cold winters Hybridizer Birds Seed Starter Cat Lover
Pollen collector Morning Glories Greenhouse Bookworm Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages
Image
Xeramtheum
Mar 7, 2015 9:28 PM CST
With more research I found I was not alone in wondering about the 'immortal' google cookie - apparently happens a lot. To keep it from being set all you have to do in firefox is set your cookies rules to never accept third party cookies. That seemed to fix it. Don't mind me .. I'm just paranoid and really paranoid about google.
"Don't judge your day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant."

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