Cookies are tiny text files stored to your computer if you visit certain online pages. If your web browser settings allow it, any site may set its own cookies in your computing device, but to shield your privacy your browser will only let a website read a cookie that it has set. A cookie will usually include the domain of the website that has set it e. g. bouxavenue.
com, google. co. uk, bbc. co. uk etc. , the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie how long it could be stored for, and the cookie’s value which is often a randomly generated unique string of letters and/or numbers.