What is a cookie?
Cookies are called information items that are transferred from the website to your computer's hard drive. These are small information files that allow websites to save and re-access information about user‘s browsing habits. Cookies have been created as a reliable way for websites to remember your information: follow user‘s browsing activity, including button clicks, login to the site or find out which pages were visited at the latest. They can also be used to remember the fields of a previously filled form: first name, last name, address, password, etc.
Cookies are used by most websites as they are one of the many tools that help to tailor web content to users‘ needs.
Cookies are used on the all websites of Kaunas County Public Library:
- Save your settings. Cookies save certain settings on your computer so your site can run faster.
- To capture the number of visits. Data is collected on the basis of statistics.
Standard browser settings allow cookies to be received, but the user can set his browser so that cookies are not accepted, or if you change your browser settings, you can cancel the consent and remove the saved cookies. In this case, the user may not be able to access the usual services and the web browser may not work properly.
The users of the mobile devices should follow device settings to disable the collection of cookies.