In order for this Internet portal to function properly, we sometimes place small files - known as cookies - on your device. This is common practice on most major websites.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a web portal leaves on your computer, tablet computer or smartphone when you visit it. This allows the portal to "remember" certain entries and settings (e.g. login, language, font size, and other display preferences) over a period of time, and you do not need to enter them again each time you visit or navigate the portal.
Session cookie - remembers the login
Piwik cookie - Used to collect web statistics
Control over cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can learn how here: aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies stored on your computer and set most browsers to prevent cookies from being stored. But then you may have to make some settings manually every time you visit a page and accept the impairment of some functions.