A cookie is a small text file that the website requests to be saved on the visitor’s computer, tablet or mobile phone. Cookies are used to give the visitor access to various functions on the website. You can also use the information in the cookie to track how a visitor uses the website.
Ordinary cookies can be divided into two main types. One type has an expiration date and saves a file on your computer for an extended period of time. It is used, for example, in functions that tell you what is new on the current website since you last visited it. When the expiration date has passed, the cookie is deleted from your computer. It will then be re-created the next time you visit the site.
The second type of cookie is called a session cookie, it has no expiration date. When you are browsing a page, this cookie is temporarily stored on your computer to, for example, keep track of the language you have selected. Sessions cookies are not stored for a long time, but disappear when you close the browser.