These are small text files containing information about the interaction between you and the website you visited. It saves a cookie that recognizes you as the user. Cookies contain very little data. Normally the only data it collects is: The domain name or Website that sent the cookie. The cookie’s expiration date. A randomly generated unique number that helps to recognize you as a returning user. Cookies are also used to keep records of your most recent visit or to record your login information. This can be useful that they can store passwords on frequently used sites, or simply so they know what you have visited or downloaded in the past
Different Types of Cookies
Cookies vary in terms of their purpose and functions. The most common are "session cookies", "permanent cookies', and "third party cookies"