Cookies are small data or text files that are installed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or use a (mobile) application. The cookie file contains a unique code that makes it possible to recognise your browser during the visit to the online service or on subsequent, repeated visits. Cookies can be placed by the server of the website or application you are visiting, but also by servers of third parties who may or may not cooperate with this website or application.
Cookies generally make the interaction between the user and the website or application easier and faster and help the visitor to navigate between the different parts of a website or application. Cookies can also be used to make the content of a website or application more relevant to the visitor by tailoring it to their personal tastes and needs.