1.1 Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a web site. Cookies are then sent back to the originating web site on each subsequent visit, or to another web site that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a web site to recognise a user’s device.
1.2 Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.