Many websites that you view store small text files on your computer. This makes your computer recognizable during your visit and during a follow-up visit. We call such files 'cookies'.
What do cookies do?
There are 3 types of cookies.
- Necessary cookies
Certain cookies are necessary to hold settings or preferences during a visit to the website or to a next visit. Suppose you do not want cookies from a certain website. That can 'remember' that website by placing a cookie. Without cookies you will be bothered with the same questions every time.
- Cookies for research into website use
There are cookies that tell the website which pages you view, in which order, and for how long. This means web statistics that can help to better tailor the website to the visitors. Similar cookies are, for example, to conduct online surveys.
- Cookies from third party websites