performance of our website therefore
enhancing your overall experience. We
data on your computer
What are cookies
A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser
to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the
website to "remember" your actions or preferences over time.
Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to
decline them and can delete them whenever they like.
remember users' custom preferences
help users complete tasks without having to re-enter
information when browsing from one page to another or when
visiting the site later.
Cookies can also be used for online behavioural target advertising
and to show adverts relevant to something that the user searched
for in the past.
How are they used?
The web server supplying the webpage can store a cookie on the
user's computer or mobile device. An external web server that
manages files included or referenced in the webpage is also able to
store cookies. All these cookies are called http header cookies.
contained or referenced in that page.
Each time the user requests a new page, the web server can
receive the values of the cookies it previously set and return the
page with content relating to these values.
domain and perform an action accordingly.
What are the different types of cookies?
A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to
which it belongs.
By lifespan, a cookie is either a session cookie which is
erased when the user closes the browser or persistent
cookie which remains on the user's computer/device for a
pre-defined period of time.