A cookie is a small text file that is stored on the user’s device to collect information on visits to the site. This information includes, for example,
- the number of visitors to the site
- the devices used to access the site
- the web addresses from which users access the site
- the individual pages accessed by visitors.
Cookies do not cause damage to the user’s device or files.
Most information collected by cookies is pseudonymised. This means that personal data has been processed in a way that makes it impossible to link them to any individual user without additional information. For example, a user’s IP address is pseudonymised as part of the use of web analytics tools. The data are not combined with other data.