Q&A about cookies

A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that the website you are visiting asks to save on your computer.

Cookies are used on many websites to allow visitors to use various functions. The information contained in cookies can be used to track how users are surfing.

Under the Electronic Communications Act, all visitors to a website with cookies must have access to information stating that the website contains cookies and the purpose for which cookies are used. Visitors must also consent to cookies being used.