What are cookies?
A cookie is a small data file that a website’s server sends to a search engine, which then stores it on the user’s computer. When the user visits the same website again, the search engine sends this data back to the website’s server. Cookies are commonly used to tell users apart, store user settings etc., thereby simplifying website use.
Information obtained from cookies can be used for targeted advertising, statistical evaluation of the behaviour of visitors, etc.
Our own cookies
- Language – as soon as a user selects a language, the cookie stores the language preference and uses it for each subsequent login.
- Authentication (security) token – A new one is created each time a user logs in. Its purpose is to allow you to move between sections (pages) during each visit without having to log in repeatedly.
Such third-party cookies are usually from systems that deliver advertising or analyse visits.
Consent to storing cookies
How to check the cookie settings in various search engines
You can find information about the cookie settings of specific search engines here: