What are cookies?
Cookies are IT data, especially text files, stored on end users’ devices designated to utilize internet websites. Cookies allow recognizing user’s device and displaying website properly, customized to individual preferences. Cookies usually contain name of the website they come from, amount of time they were stored on the device as well as unique number.
Cookies are used to adjust content of websites to users’ preferences and optimize using internet. They are also used to create anonymous, aggregated statistics, which help understand the way the internet websites are used. These helps make the structure and content better without personal identification of user.
What cookies do we use?
There are two kinds of cookies used – session cookies and persistent cookies. First ones are temporary files, remaining on the device until we log off or exit the browser. Persistent cookies remain on the device for the time set in cookie file parameters or until being deleted by user.
Majority of browsers accept cookies as default. If you wish to change the default settings you can do it by changing the settings of your browser.