Most websites place small data files called cookies on your device. This can be to give you the best possible experience, when you visit the website. But there can also be other reasons.
What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
When you visit a website, then the website might automatically collect information about you through cookies or similar technology. This enables the website to track you and to target adds to you.
How to Manage Cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.