What is a cookie?
Cookies (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie or simply cookie) are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing a website. Cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the website can “remember” you on your return visit. Cookies may also be used to remember arbitrary pieces of information that the user previously entered into form fields such as names, addresses, passwords, and credit card numbers. Cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified unless you have furnished such information to the website.
Advertisements and promotional information are displayed on NEXUS-IBA websites. These are presented to all users. Cookies may also be used to present specific marketing or advertising messages to you, using targeting cookies (see below for more information about targeting cookies)
Cookies do not in any way compromise the security of your computer. Visitors can use most of NEXUS-IBA websites with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser.