A “cookie” is a string of information, often a unique identifier, that is stored on a visitor’s computer and can be used to keep track of a user while interacting with the website.
There are two types of cookie: – permanent cookies, which remain on a visitor’s computer for a certain, pre-determined duration (days, months, or even years) – session cookies, which are stored temporarily in the computer memory and disappear when the visitor closes the web browser.
On this website, a session cookie is used to store a session ID on your computer. This ID is required to identify logged-in users and give them access to their user pages. No permanent cookies are used.