A cookie is a text file that is stored on your computer, mobile phone or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are used to recognize your device the next time you visit the website. There are also other similar techniques, e.g. pixel tags (transparent images that may be included in emails sent to you) and web storage (which may be used to store information in your device's browser).
On this page, we call all these types of technologies “cookies”. We use both session cookies and persistent cookies: Session cookies are stored during the time you use the website and are deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies are stored on your device for a certain period of time or until you delete them. We use both first-party and third-party cookies: First-party cookies are set by the website you visit. Third-party cookies are set by someone other than the website you are visiting.