Deconstructing tech stack and more from cookie list

Supratim Chowdhury
1 min readAug 7, 2018

With implementation of GDPR and other privacy laws, we are increasingly seeing companies explaining, now more so, in details about what information they collect about us.

It serves as a good guide for knowing more about the tech stack, and other strategies companies use. Smaller companies, especially startups could follow the lead and add some of them to their product pipeline.

Here an how the cookie list from quora looks like,

Quora cookie list

First impression — its a lot !

A lot of user information is saved in cookies, which means the pages can load fast and not much is required from server for personalisation and other customisations. Makes for a better user experience.