Cookies are small text file containing data, which is being stored in your computer. The cookies are being created by the web pages you visit. The purpose of cookies is to give you access to various functions.
There are two types of cookies:
- A sessionscookie i stored temporarily in your computers memory while you visit a web page. The session cookie disappears when you Close down your browser.
- A lastingcookie remains on you computer until you delete it.
National Post and Telecom Agency, which is the regulatory authority in the field, provides additional information about cookies on its website.