What is a cookie?
Basically, it’s a small text file which gets stored on your device each time you visit a particular website. Its purpose is to tailor a website to each individual user and if you submit password or username – cookies can be used to remember this data or to prefill it each time you come to enter it. In our case – there are no such queries used to tailor a website to any users need. We do use some cookies necessary for google analytics to work.
When are cookies created?
Cookies normally get created when you visit a website first time and will get deleted when their expiry date passes out. In our case, any cookies that may get created will exist only as long as the browser is open. As soon as you close the browser cookies will be deleted.
Are cookies viruses?
No cookies cannot be viruses as they are just text based file which can only be used for writing and reading. It cannot run itself nor can a browser or webserver run it so cookies are safe and fine in the sense that they are not viruses.
What are cookies used for?