Cookies


This page discusses how cookies are used by this site. If you continue to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer by your web browser at the request of a site you're viewing. This allows the site you're viewing to remember things about you, such as your preferences and history or to keep you logged in.

Cookies may be stored on your computer for a short time (such as only while your browser is open) or for an extended period of time, even years. Cookies not set by this site will not be accessible to us.

Our cookie usage

This site uses cookies for numerous things, including:

  • Registration and maintaining your preferences. This includes ensuring that you can stay logged in and keeping the site in the language or appearance that you requested.

Standard cookies we set

These are the main cookies we set during normal operation of the software.

Cookie Name Purpose
BlitzCoder.org General Website PHPSESSID This session cookie is essential for the website to operate and is set upon your arrival to the site. This cookie is deleted when you close the browser.
BlitzCoder.org Stay Signed In session.id
session.token
This session cookie is essential for the website to operate and is set upon your arrival to the site as a logged in user when you opt-in to use the stay signed in feature. This cookie is deleted when you log out of your account.
GPDR/EU Privacy and Cookie Law Compliance cookieControl This cookie is used when you confirmed from the Privacy and GDPR/EU Cookie Law compliance dialog located at the bottom right of the site upon your arrival. This cookie has an expiration date of 30 days and will be placed on your device to allow us to remember your choice.
Cloudflare __cfduid This cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the specific visitor's machine is trusted (e.g. because they've completed a challenge within your Challenge Passage period), the cookie allows us to identify that client and not challenge them again. It does not correspond to any user ID in your web application, and does not store any personally identifiable information. Learn more.

Additional cookies and those set by third parties

Additional cookies may be set during the use of the site to remember information as certain actions are being performed, or remembering certain preferences.

Other cookies may be set by third party service providers which may provide information such as tracking anonymously which users are visiting the site, or set by content embedded into some pages, such as YouTube or other media service providers.

Your Right to Refuse to Accept Cookies

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

Removing/disabling cookies

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More information about cookies

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