What are cookies?
A cookie is a small data file that a website’s server sends to a search engine, which is then stored on the user’s computer. When the user visits the same website again, the search engine sends this data back to the website’s server. Cookies are commonly used to tell users apart, store user settings etc., thereby simplifying website use...
Information obtained from cookies can be used for targeted advertising and statistical evaluation of the behaviour of visitors, etc. However, this information can be obtained even without cookies; therefore, their use should not be viewed as particularly threatening.