Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. 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.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
If you accept cookies, a file is added to your computer which helps analyse web traffic & allows web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can then tailor its operations to your needs, likes & dislikes by gathering & remembering information about your preferences.
A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.