The use of cookies is an integral part of the free counter service we offer and without them it would be impossible to gather the precise information that is collated and displayed in the free counter statistics. The programmed counter software has been designed to place a cookie on the computer of any visitor to the site that has the free counter set up on it.

As the cookies are classed as a third party cookie, because they are transferred from a different URL to that which the actual counter is on, they have to be P3P compliant. The reason for this is because browsers today block all third party cookies by default which does not comply with the new standard. The cookies we use are compliant and use a P3P policy so will be handled correctly by a browser and the counter should work perfectly.