fpestid Cookie

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Cookies Identified

In a cookie notice or privacy policy you may have noticed the cookie “fpestid” listed and wanted to know what it means? This is used by popular social sharing service “ShareThis.com”.

The purpose of the Fpestid Cookie is that it’s a ShareThis cookie ID set in the domain of the website operator. Its duration is 13 hours.

You can check the subprocessor list in the privacy policy to identify most cookies or use the Captain Compliance Cookie Scanner to find which cookies are running on a website.

he fpestid cookie is often associated with web analytics and tracking user behavior across a website. Here’s what you should know about this type of cookie:

  1. Purpose:
    • The fpestid cookie is typically used to uniquely identify a visitor on a website for the purposes of analytics, tracking, and personalizing user experiences. It helps in collecting data on user interactions, such as page visits, clicks, and other activities.
  2. Functionality:
    • This cookie assigns a unique identifier to each visitor, allowing the website to recognize and distinguish between different users. This helps in aggregating data on user behavior and preferences over time.
  3. Data Collection:
    • The data collected by the fpestid cookie can include information such as IP address, browser type, device information, and pages visited. This information is used to generate reports and insights on website performance and user engagement.

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