If youre using a public computer, you should delete them and other data, such as browsing history, right after your session. If its your personal device, we recommend clearing all cookies at least once a month. Also, you should do this if you see a drop in browser performance or after visiting a shady website.
Should you clear cookies regularly?
There are a number of reasons you should consider deleting cookies on your browser: They pose a security threat – As previous cyber attacks have demonstrated, hackers can potentially hijack cookies, gaining access to browser sessions and then steal personal data.
How often should you clear your cache?
The biggest drawback of the Temporary Internet Cache is that sometimes files in the cache get corrupted and can cause problems with your browser. So its a good idea to empty the Temporary Internet Cache every couple of weeks or so no matter how much space it is taking up.
Do cookies slow down Chrome?
Chrome stores a cached copy of a website you visit, so it can load the page faster when you visit it again. It also keeps a database of your browsing history and cookies for the same purpose. As you visit more and more websites, these pieces of data accumulate in Chrome and can slow the browser down.