Legislation on cookies
A cookie is a small text file that the server of a site installs in the browser of your computer or on your mobile device, when you consult the site. The cookie has a unique code that allows you to recognize your browser during the site visit (called a session cookie) or during subsequent repeated visits (called a permanent cookie). Cookies can be installed by the server of the site you visit or by partners with whom this site collaborates. The server of a site can only read the cookies that it has installed itself; it does not have access to any other information on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in your browser directory. The content of a cookie usually consists of the name of the server that installed it, an expiration date, and a unique encrypted code. Cookies generally facilitate and accelerate the interaction between the visitor and the website and help visitors navigate between the different sections of the site.