What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that the website you are visiting asks to save on your computer. Cookies are used on many websites to allow visitors to use various functions. The information contained in cookies can be used to track how you are surfing.
There are two kinds of cookies:
- Temporary cookies, also known as ”session cookies”, is stored in the computer's memory while the visitor is browsing the website. The session cookie is erased when the web browser is closed.
- A persistent cookie remains on the visitor's computer until it is deleted.
It is important to understand that a cookie can not be used to destroy or otherwise damage the user's computer.
You can prevent cookies being used by changing the settings of your web browser's security preferences so that you either do not accept any cookies at all or so that your consent is requested every time a website tries to put a cookie on your computer.
Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information.