Cookies are small files used on most websites to make your life easier, but also for technical reasons. You must accept cookies to surf certain Wi-Fi terminals, to connect to certain services, to play online games, to place an order online, etc.
- Permanent cookies exist for your comfort.. They are used to recognize you on a future visit.
Permanent cookies are stored on your iphone, ipad, tablet or computer and remain in memory on your next visit. For example,
- during your first visit to an ecommerce site, you choose the language: French, English, etc.
- On subsequent visits, you did not have to choose the language. This is thanks to the permanent cookie that has been saved on your device.
- Session cookies exist for technical reasons. . They are used to identify you when you go from one page to the other during the same visit.
Session cookies identify you in a secure way during the same visit. For example,
- To connect to certain online services, you must accept session cookies.
- To surf via wi-fi on a public terminal, you must accept session cookies.