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
Select the Privacy & Security panel and go to the Cookies and Site Data section. Fx63settings-AcceptCookies
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: Keep until:
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:
Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
YouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.
The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
Set by Google to distinguish users.
Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.