FAQ - What are cookies?

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Internet Cookies are pieces of data which are downloaded onto your computer when you are viewing a particular website. The website can then retrieve this information at a later date, i.e. next time you visit it. This enables the web server to recognize you and remember information about you and your acitivity on a particular site as you move from page to page. Popular online activities that use cookies include logging in and putting items into a virtual shopping cart.



Recent changes in EU legislation require you to make users aware if your website uses cookies. You can do this by inserting a cookie control script into your website. For more information, visit this related KB article.