Cookies are small text files, that are stored on your computer or mobile phone by the web pages you visit online. These files could be read by the websites you visit and contribute to your identification when you reopen the website. These text files can be identified as "permanent" or "temporary". Permanent cookies remain on your computer after you turn off your browser, unlike the temporary cookies which are deleted when you close your browser. Cookies could be used for multiple purposes, such as remembering your activities or preferences, in order to provide personalized and customized content on the website and to remember its search history.