What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent from a website and is stored in the user’s web browser, mobile phone or other device while the user browses the website. A cookie can help the website to recognise your device the next time that you visit the website and provide you with access to certain functions as well as follow how you use the website.
Most web browsers give you the change to make your own choices regarding cookies. You can specify that the web browser does not accept cookies, only accepts certain cookies, or clears all cookies when finished browsing. Note however that if you block cookies, certain functions on the website can be affected.