What are cookies?

Most websites use cookies, including this one. A cookie is a small text file that a website sends to your computer or mobile device and saves it while browsing.

Cookies are plain text files consist of a series of letters and numbers that contain various information necessary for Internet services to work properly, especially if the service requires an authorization.

How do we use cookies? uses performance cookies to collect site usage information (such as cookies) for better performance and functionality, giving logged-on users access to a comprehensive source of knowledge about data analysis, statistics , data mining and ability to download files etc.

Types of cookies

Session cookies – these are temporary files stored in the browser’s memory until the browser session ends, ie. until the browser is closed. These files are mandatory for some applications or functionality to work properly.

Permanent Cookies – making it easier to use frequently visited sites. These files are stored on a user’s hard drive until they expire (persistent cookies are set with expiration dates) or until the user deletes the cookie, depending on the choice that the user can make in his browser settings. This type of cookie file allows to forward information to the server each time a Web page is visited. Permanent cookies are also called tracking cookies.

How to manage cookies

Remember that you have the ability to manage the cookies yourself by changing your browser settings. Most popular browsers allows you to accept the cookies to take full advantage of the opportunities offered by websites; manage cookies at a particular website of your choice, adjust settings for different types of cookie files, such as accepting persistent cookies as session ones, etc .; block or delete cookies.

As a result of changing browser settings, you may lose the ability to use some Web services or some functions on the website may not work properly.

More information

You can find out more about cookies on the All about cookies website.