What are cookies?
Cookies are small data or text files that are installed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or use a (mobile) application. The cookie file contains a unique code with which your browser can be recognized by the website or web application during the visit to the online service or during successive, repeated visits. Cookies can be placed by the server of the website or application that you visit, but also by third-party servers that may or may not work with this website or application.
Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the website or application easier and faster and help the visitor to navigate between the different parts of a website or application.
How long do cookies exist?
Based on the duration of cookies, we make a distinction between temporary and permanent cookies.
- Temporary cookies are temporarily stored in your browser or (mobile) application. This means that those cookies are deleted as soon as you have closed your browser or (mobile) application.