What is a cookie/are cookies?
- On the internet, a cookie is like a memory. They are very small data files that remember what your browsing history and habits are. This helps you favorite websites make recommendations to you and it also determines what advertisements would be most relevant for you to see. It’s how you automatically log in, and how the website knows in what language to show you the content.
Cookies are stored in a cache. You can clear your cache or cookies manually thereby limiting how much information is cached.
- When do we set cookies?
- What are cookies used for?
- How do I control cookies?