What are Cookies

Browser cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. These are stored locally on the user’s hard drive / disk. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember stateful information or to record the user’s browsing activity (including clicking particular buttons or recording which pages were visited in the past).

Use of cookies makes it easy for programmers to handle such as user preferences and online shopping cart. Cookies were introduced in 1994 by Netscape in Netscape Navigator to retain information about sessions, which are not supported in HTTP.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics (abbreviated GA) is a free service from search engine company Google that generates detailed statistics about visitors to a website. We use Google analytics to see and be able to improve our site. Both in terms of flow and searchability but also statements. Information to users of the site.