A Cookie file is – according to Wikipedia - a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user's previous activity. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember the state of the website or activity the user had taken in the past. This can include clicking particular buttons, logging in, or a record of which pages were visited by the user even months or years ago. More information on that topic can be found on Wikipedia.
Purposes of storage and gaining access to cookies:
- Website personalisation
- Saving data in a booking form
- Creating website statistics
Below, you will find links to sources showing how to set the conditions of storage and gaining access to cookies already stored in your device for the most popular internet browsers.
In most cases, you will find cookie management in your browser under "Options", "Tools" or "Settings".