A cookie is a small file which is placed on your device when you visit a website.
A cookie is normally used to store basic information about your visit, such as site preferences, profile status or past actions.
There are two types of cookies used:
Session (Transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when you close your browser, and do not collect information from your computer. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.
Persistent (Permanent or Stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on your hard drive until they expire (i.e. the are based on a set expiration date) or until you delete them. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as Web surfing behaviour or user preferences for a specific site.
For information on how to remove any cookies already placed on your device, please see the links below: