What are Cookies?
Cookies are a small alphanumeric file that is saved to your computer’s hard disc when you visit a website, this is not a new technology as they were first introduced to the internet in 1994. Most websites use them mainly to identify your visit when you click through pages on a website, these are typically used once a visitor has put something in their basket or has logged into a website, it’s a small digital ID card if you like.
Identifying you from other users, this enables you to put items in a basket and log in.
Help to prevent credit card fraud.
Improving the areas of the site that are most popular with visitors.