What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that a web site places in your browser on your computer when you visit that web site. These cookies often add anonymous tracking information to your browser to make page to page transitions possible. Cookies provide a way for the website to recognize you and keep track of your preferences.
Types of Cookies:
There are two main types of cookies, Temporary cookies and persistent cookies:
Temporary Cookies: These cookies will stay active on your browser while your session is open. They are discarded automatically when you close your browser application.
Persistent Cookies: These cookies are stored on the permanent memory on your access device. When you check the box on a web site that says “Remember me” on my next visit. your private browser is automatically connected to a site with your identity when you reopen your browser and go to that site on your next visit.
Every internet browser has cookie or privacy settings which you can configure, normally under the Privacy or Settings headings. Most browsers will explain how to do this in their “Help” sections.
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the selected region. Select whether you want to accept cookies from all websites, accept cookies only from websites which you have visited or to not accept any cookies. If you accept cookies only from the site you visit this option allows you to log into your accounts on most websites while preventing websites that you have not visited from leaving cookies. If you choose to always accept cookies, then websites that you have not visited will be able to leave third party cookies. If you never accept cookies, you may experience problems on some websites like logging into your accounts, saving your preferences.