In the HTTP protocol, the term cookie refers to a small amount of data that servers send to the browser. He saves them on the user’s computer.
Each time you visit the site, the browser sends this data back to the server. Cookies are usually used to distinguish individual users, the contents of the “shopping cart” in e-shops, user preferences, etc. are stored in them.
Technically, it is a series of information that the browser collects and then sends information about our behavior back to the appropriate server.
Cookies contain information about how long the browser should keep them (from one-off to several-year).
Cookies are not directly linked to your name or e-mail address, but often contain your login details. They are common for one browser installation. Cookies are not secured in any way, including the collected data.