Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of text that is placed on a user’s computer when visiting a website.

Cookies can be used to track what sites users visit and what they do on them. From this information, third parties, such as advertisers, can build profiles of users that can then be used to place specific advertisements on the websites those users visit.

On this page you will find information for individuals about cookies, the privacy issues they present and what you can do about them.

Web tracking with cookies

General information and FAQs for individuals on cookies. Learn about how they are used, privacy related risks and how to protect yourself.

Frequently asked questions about cookies

Find answers to key questions individuals may have about cookies and what they can do about them.

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