Information about HTTP Cookies

What is a HTTP cookie?

A HTTP cookie is a little data-piece that is sent from a website and stored in the web browser of the user while he/she is browsing that site. The HTTP cookie is also called a cookie, web cookie or browser cookie. Each time the user is loading the website, the browser sends the cookie to the server to inform the website of the user's last activity. Some of these cookies are necessary because otherwise the site is unable to function properly. Other cookies are favorable for the user: they relate to one's username and password safety as well as language preferences, for example. With cookies, one does not have to fill out the same information every time one visits a website.

Why does use cookies?

In order to ensure a better user experience designed to one's personal preferences, uses cookies. By using cookies guarantees that a visitor does not have to fill in the same information each time he/she visits the homepage. Cookies are also used to modify the performance of the website. To protect personal information as well as against any possible loss of details or any form of unlawful processing, has taken appropriate measures.

How can I disable cookies?

Every browser has the possibility to deactivate cookies in a very easy way. To find out more, check the menu of the browser. Please note that if one deactivates cookies, one's personal data, such as user name and password, will no longer be stored.

Individual non-technical third-party cookies can be deactivated and / or deleted by the user, such as explained on the website of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance: