A cookie is a small text file which is stored by a website server in the browser of your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. The cookie contains a unique code that allows your browser to recognize your browser when you visit the website (called a "session cookie") or on future repeat visits (called a "persistent cookie"). Cookies can be placed by the server of the website you visit or by partners with whom this website collaborates. The server of a website can only read the cookies which it has placed itself. It does not have access to any information on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in your browser directory. The contents of a cookie generally consist of the name of the server which placed the cookie, an expiry date and a unique encrypted code.
Cookies generally ensure an easier and faster interaction between the visitor and the website. They help the visitor to navigate between different parts of the website. Cookies may also be used to make the content of a website more relevant. The same applies to advertising on a website. This also makes it possible to adapt them to the preferences and needs of the visitor.Cookie management