Use of Cookies

A cookie is a name for the fact that a user's behavior on a network is registered with the user himself (on the user's hard drive). That way, at the server (e.g., a site) at the user's next visit, who the user is. Non-personally identifiable information is stored in a cookie, but rather information about the user's behavior on a website, for example. An entered username for login to a special section of the site.   A cookie is stored on the user's hard disk together with cached files. A cookie is thus a text file that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. You can set your browser to inform you when you receive a cookie, or you can choose to turn cookies off completely. At Cookies are used to increase user-friendliness.   You can delete cookies in Internet Explorer under the "Tools" menu - "Internet Options" - "Delete cookies."