What is a cookie?
A cookie is a very small text file that is placed on your device by websites that you visit. The information the cookie contains is set by the server that operates the website and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site.
Types of cookies
Cookies can be grouped in the following categories:
These cookies are temporary. They are stored in the devices’ memory only during a user's browsing session and are automatically deleted from the user's device when the browser is closed.
PERSISTENT OR PERMANENT
These cookies are stored on the user's device and are not deleted when the browser is closed. Permanent cookies can retain user preferences for a particular website, allowing those preferences to be used in future browsing sessions. These cookies remain on your device until you erase them or they expire (this depends on how long the visited website has defined the cookie to last).