Cookies are small text files, portions of information, that the website being visited sends to your computer or other device (via access to mobile apps) when you are browsing the Internet. They usually involve transmitting information from the website (or from other sites operating on its behalf) to your device and vice versa. The cookies are stored on the hard disk of your device, and this allows the website to recognise you as that certain user and to store some helpful information in order to improve your browsing and the service the website offers.  For more general information about cookies, we recommend that you visit two qualified sites:

http://www.allaboutcookies.org e http://www.aboutcookies.org