What is a cookie?

Cookies are used on almost all websites. In some cases, cookies are the only way to get the website to function properly.

A cookie is a file which is planted on your computer or other electronic devices. It makes it possible to recognise your computer and gather information on what websites and functions you visit on that browser. However, the cookies cannot tell who you are, what your name is, where you live or is the computer is used by one or multiple people. In the same way, the cookie cannot spread any virus or other damaging programs.

Reject or delete cookies

You can always reject cookies on your computer by changing the settings of your browser. Where you find these settings depend on your browser. You should however be aware that if you reject all cookies there will be many functions you will not be able to use as they depend on the previous choices you have made. All browsers allow you to delete cookies one by one or collectively. How you do this, once again depends on the browser.