What are cookies?
A cookie is information stored on your computer by a Web site you visit. Cookies often store your settings, settings for a website, such as your preferred language or address. Later, when you open the same Web page again the browser sends back the cookies that belong to that page. This allows the site to display information tailored to your needs. Cookies can store a wide range of information, including personal information (such as your name or email address). However, this information can be saved only if you enable it – a website cannot get access to information that you have not given and cannot access other files on your computer. The default activity of saving and sending of cookies are not visible to you. However, you can change your browser settings so that you can select whether you want to approve or reject the requirements for storing cookies, delete stored cookies automatically when you close the browser and the like.