A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive.

Each web site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it. However, to protect your privacy, your browser only permits a web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.

Choices about Cookies
  • You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Since each browser is different, please see your browser's help information to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
  • If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use Shaycom services that require you to "sign in."
Shaycom's Practices Regarding Cookies

Shaycom uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:

  • Access your information when you "sign in," so that we can provide you with customized content and calculate the portion of your payment that should go to each writer you read.
  • Keep track of preferences you specify while you are using Shaycom services.
  • Estimate and report our total audience size and traffic.
  • Conduct research to improve Shaycom services.
  • Require you to re-enter your Shaycom password after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against others accidentally accessing your account contents.