What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device, for example a computer, tablet or mobile phone, when you visit a website.
They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
As cookies are text files and not computer programs, they cannot spread viruses or do harm to your computer. The information collected does not contain any information which can identify you personally.