Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
“Cookies are divided into “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”. Session cookies are temporarily stored in the computer memory only during a user’s browsing session and are automatically deleted from the user’s computer when the browser is closed. On the contrary, persistent cookies are stored on the computer hard drive of the visiting user until they expire.
Session cookies are used to expedite the analysis of internet traffic and facilitate user access to services offered by the site.
Session cookies are mainly used in the process of authentication, authorization and navigation services which are accessed via registration.
The most part of browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you don’t want to accept cookies it’s possible to set your personal computer to refuse them or show notices when cookies are stored.
COOKIES ON THE WEBSITE
Why are cookies necessary?
Cookies help us provide a better user experience on our website.
For example, cookies may record your preferences and settings, entries into online forms and information for registered users.
Cookies allow us to record website statistics, which in turn helps us discover and correct any errors and offer better content or a more suitable service on your subsequent visits to our website.
By means of cookies, any advertising partners you may have can provide relevant advertisements to you.
Some cookies are vital for the very operation of the website while others can only be stored with your agreement.
ENABLING AND DISABLING COOKIES ON YOUR COMPUTER
If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how, or refer to the information below. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.AboutCookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.
1. Google Chrome
2. Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0
3. Mozilla Firefox
5. Safari on OSX
6. The rest
See the icon »Help« in a browser or contact the supplier/manufacturer directly.