What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file containing information that is stored on your computer. Cookies are used for technical reasons, for example login, navigation and forms. There are two types of cookies, one that is saved temporarily while you are visiting the website and one that is saved on your computer permanently.
How can cookies be avoided?
If you do not want to allow storing of cookies on your computer, there is the option to turn them off in the settings of your browser (this varies depending on your web browser). Turning off cookies will however limit the functionality of the website.