Cookies are small files which are stored on a user's computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website. Cookies are stored in your browser’s file directory. Next time you visit the site, your browser will read the cookie and relay the information back to the website.
These cookies help make the content as personalized as possible. Cookies can tell us which language you prefer and what your community preferences are. They also provide you with features, insights, and customized content.
You can review the options available to manage cookies in your browser.Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. Different browsers use different ways to disable cookies. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen you overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalized to you.
It depends based on the type of cookies. Session cookies expire when you close the browser. Persistent cookies have typical expiration dates ranging from one day to a couple of years.