What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on your local computer. You as the computer owner can access this data, and so to can the website that set the cookie. Generally speaking, cookies don’t present privacy issues since the data stored within them is usually data you have entered yourself.
What Cookies do you set and use?
Here is a list of cookies currently in use, with an explanation of what each is, an indication of how long it lasts, and also an example of the information stored.