A cookie is a very small file sent to your web browser by a website’s server to process information more efficiently.
A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the Website uses to track the pages you have visited, however the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself.
Cookies cannot read data off your hard drive, destroy files, or send viruses.
Cookies basically avoid duplication of information. For instance, by setting a cookie on the Website, you would not have to log in a password more than once and save time while visiting the Website.
Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our Website.
For more information about cookies and how to run them off, please visit the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s website at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.