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What are cookies?
Cookie (”browser cookie” or ”HTTP cookie”) is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on any terminal with internet access (computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.) and is installed by the request issued by a web server to a browser (eg: Internet Explorer, Chrome).
Please note: Cookies do not contain software, viruses or spyware and can not access the information on the user’s hard drive. Cookies do not require personal information and do not personally identify Internet users.
A cookie consists of name and content, the duration of which is determined, and can be accessed again by the webserver when a user returns to the website associated with the respective webserver. Session cookies - are temporarily stored in the browser until the user closes the browser window or if the web server has been inactive for more than 30 minutes (the duration of a normal session). Persistent Cookies - these are stored, depending on the preset time, on the hard drive of a computer or equipment. Persistent cookies also include those placed on a website other than the one the user is currently visiting, known as “third party cookies”, that can be used anonymously to store a user’s interests, so that advertising is delivered as relevant as possible to users.