What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
What is NOT a cookie?
It is not a virus, or a Trojan, or a worm, or spam or spam, or spyware, or open windows pop-up..
Configuration of cookies for the mot used web browsers
Here’s how to access a certain cookie in different browsers. These steps may vary depending on the version of the browser
For Google Chrome: you can click on this link for more information:
If you remove cookies, you’ll be signed out of websites and your saved preferences could be deleted.
- On your computer, open Chrome.
- At the top right, click More, Settings.
- At the bottom, click Advanced.
- Under “Privacy and security,” click Content settings.
- Click Cookies See all cookies and site data Remove all.
- Confirm by clicking Clear all.
For Mozilla Firefox, you can click on this link for more information:
- Click the menu button Menu and choose Options.
- Select the Privacy & Security panel and go to the Cookies and Site Data section.
- Select Accept cookies and site data to enable cookies. To disable cookies, select Block cookies and site data and use the drop-down menu next to Type blocked to choose the type of cookies to block.
For more information, see Disable third-party cookies in Firefox to stop some types of tracking by advertisers.
- Choose how long cookies are allowed to be stored:
- They expire: Each cookie will be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the site that sent the cookie.
Firefox is closed: The cookies that are stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is closed.
- Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you’ve made will automatically be saved.
For others web browser please click on theses links: