To make this web site work properly we sometimes send small files to your computer. These files are called cookies. This is a common practice of most websites.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are being stored on your computer, phone or tablet when you visit the web page. The cookies helps the web site remember your settings (i.e. username, language, text size and other adaptations of the user experience) during a certain time. The thought is that you shouldn't have to enter your username each time you visit the site, or change the settings as you enter the site or move between pages of the site.
How to manage the cookies
You can manage or erase cookies just like you please. Read more at aboutcookies.org. You can remove all cookies on your computer and set the web browser not to accept cookies. If so it's possible that you have to redo some settings each time you enter a site and some services or specific functionality of a service might not work.