What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file containing text information. The site you visit transfers such type of files and the time they will be stored on your hard disk depends on the type of cookie. “Cookies” perform different functions and are used primarily:
- to distinguish you from other users on that particular website
- to gather information related to your preferences in the web
- to make your surfing easier
Why are cookies used?
Cookies are used to collect anonymous user information on that website, and this will help optimize and adapt the content of the website to the user’s preferences.
How long do your cookies stay on your computer?
- Session cookies – this type of cookies last until the browser is closed and is not saved on the hard drive of your computer.
- Permanent cookies – this type of cookies are stored on your hard drive until they are deleted by you or expired.
Manage cookies and how to opt-out of a consent to their use:
This can be done from your browser settings. Most browsers allow you to manage cookies yourself, including accepting or rejecting all cookies or accepting only some cookies. To find out how to manage cookies, visit the Help or Browser Settings section.
The cookie-related information is not used to establish your identity, and the data samples are entirely under our control. Cookies are not used for purposes other than those listed here.
How to Control Cookies