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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 8, Issue 8, Part C (2022)

Web cookies: A potential threat to users’ privacy

Web cookies: A potential threat to users’ privacy

Author(s)
Himanshi Singh and Rohit Solanki
Abstract
In this modern world, people are mostly concerned about their privacy but most of the time people do not really know about the things which they encounter in the cyber space yet they enter into it. Web cookies are used over the internet to collect users’ personal data and the basic task of the cookies is to enhance the experience of the user on the website and to show user centric content, but this data is also accessed by the third parties, hence making the user vulnerable to be the victim of breach of privacy.This paper discusses the Concept of cookies on the internet and how it poses a potential threat to users’ privacy. This paper raises an issue regarding the confidentiality of the data provided by the users. It also mentions India's position in protecting the privacy of users over internet space. A brief study of the international legal system relating to data privacy has been done in this research paper.
Pages: 175-178  |  516 Views  117 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Himanshi Singh, Rohit Solanki. Web cookies: A potential threat to users’ privacy. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(8):175-178.
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