What is cookie?
Cookies Can store large amount of information such as personal data (e-mail adress or Your name). However this information can be stored ONLY with Your permission. Webpages cannot acces other files on Your computer.
How to disable cookies?
If You disable cookies the same will not be stored on Your computer. Cookie settings can be adjusted within Your Internet browser (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari), but by disabling them some possbilities of websites will no longer be available.
So called -session cookies- will be removed from Your computer by closing browser. Their use is storage of temporary information.
Will remain on Your computer even after browser windov is closed. Web pages use them for storing some information (like password or login name) so You do not have to type them again during Your next visit to certain webpage. Persistent cookies remain on computer until deleted.
First party cookies?
This type of cookies is created from the webpages You have visited and we know them as session or persistent cookies as described above.
Third party cookies?
Created by other websites (like ads) found on web pages You have visited. Websites use this kind of cookies to gather information on user preferences to be used in marketing purposes.