What is a cookie?
A cookie is a piece of information, usually a small text file, that is generated by a web server and saved on your device. A primary objective of cookies is to improve your user experience while surfing the web and to help websites make your next visit easier.
A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:
As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:
Opting Out and Disabling Cookies
Most browsers have cookies enabled by default, however they can be restricted or blocked by your browser settings.
If you don't want websites to store cookies on your computer at all, set your browser to receive a notification before storing each cookie. Alternatively, you can set your browser to refuse all cookies or only third-party cookies. You can also delete all cookies already present in the system. It's important to emphasize that the settings must be changed separately on each browser and computer you use. If you want to block the storage of cookies, the correct functioning of the website will not be guaranteed. Some site's functions may not be available and you may not be able to view certain web sites.