What is a cookie?
Besides being a tasty treat, which we wish we could send you electronically every time you visit our website, a cookie is a chunk of data – usually stored as text file – that is placed on your device when you visit a particular website.
The cookie is used to identify your device to the website when you visit again so the site can load your preferences, automatically accept your credentials, or provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications such as Google Analytics.
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