What is a cookie?
Cookies are essential bits of information stored on a device when a browser is used to visit a website. Cookies are used by nearly all websites.
Different types of cookies serve different purposes. For example, some cookies are necessary for site security and to make the site work. Others provide information that can be used to evaluate and improve the website based on what users do during their visit.
Learning More and Changing Preferences
If you want to know more, you can search online. Examples of relevant websites are allaboutcookies.org or aboutcookies.org. You can search such sites for information about how to change the settings for the browser you use. You can also consult the browser help information directly.
Necessary and functional cookies are used to make the site work and support information requests, such as a sign-up form to ask for specific information.
Analytics cookies are used to collect information about website traffic and website use, such as how many visitors browse the site and which pages are visited most frequently. These data are analyzed in aggregate form and do not directly identify individual visitors.
Last updated April 22, 2021