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Cookie - definitions

Cookie - A cookie is a text file that allows a web server to store information about a visitor and recognize them when they return to the web site.

[Category=Database Marketing ]

Source: NextMark, 04 August 2009 09:20:34, ?glossaryTermId=a0800000000F2SVAA0 External

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Cookies - A cookie is an identifier which a Web application may use to associate a present visitor with their previous record with that company.

[Category=Information Management ]

Source:, 08 June 2010 09:10:13, External

Cookies - Short text files stored on the user's device by a web site.  Cookies are normally used to provide a more personalised experience and to remember user profile without the need of a specific login. Also it can be placed by third parties (such as an advertising network) in end users´ devices and maybe be used to track users when surfing across different websites associated to that third party.

See also E-privacy Directive 2009/136/EC.

[Category=Data Security ]

Source: European Data Protection Supervisor, 26 July 2011 08:59:15, External

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