What are cookies

Cookies are small text files stored by the web browser on your computer, smartphone or tablet that websites use to store information about you between sessions. The cookie only contains data, not code, so it can’t contain a virus or spyware. This doesn’t mean that all cookies are harmless in intent, but they can only ever store information.<br><br>Because of cookies, your web browser can remember you are logged in, or have visited a site before, or what your personal preferences are.