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What are cookies?

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When you visit a website that uses cookies for the first time, a cookie will be downloaded onto your device. On subsequent visits to the website, the website will check if a cookie exists and if so can tailor its actions/content to the information stored. It could also be used to record how long you spend on each page on a site, what links you click, or your preferences for page layouts and colour schemes.