A cookie is a small file with a unique code that allows websites to store certain information about a user's device. When you visit the website again, the cookie may be sent back to the website server. This ensures, among other things, that the website recognises your browser (e.g., Chrome, Edge, Safari) so that you can navigate quickly and easily.
It contains several pieces of data, including the name of the server that deposited it, an identifier in the form of a unique number, the pages and tabs you clicked on, the type of browser you are using and an expiry date. Cookies have different functions, for example recording information about the user's navigation on the site (audience measurement, etc.).
Read on to learn about the cookies that may be deposited on your terminal as well as about how to make your setting preferences.
In general, cookies have a certain retention period after which they can no longer be used. Some cookies are only stored for the duration of a session. You can check these retention periods in the cookie settings. By managing your cookie settings, you can also see which functional cookies we use as well as the technical name, host, retention period, type and category of cookies used.