What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.
The International Chamber of Commerce has specified 4 types of Cookie:
- Category 1: strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential for the functionality of the website and its features - e.g. all our websites use .NET Session Cookies.
- Category 2: performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website - e.g. Google Analytics Cookie.
- Category 3: functionality cookies
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.
- Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests.