What are cookies exactly?
Cookies are small data files or text files that are installed on your computer or mobile device whenever you visit a website or use a (mobile) application. The cookie file contains a unique code that allows your browser to be recognized by the website or web application when you first visit the online service or during successive, repeated visits. Cookies can be stored by the server of the website or application you are visiting, but also by third-party servers which may or may not be affiliated with the website or application.
Generally, cookies simplify and speed up interactions between visitors and a website or application, and they help visitors navigate between the various sections of a website or application.
You can block the installation of cookies through your browser settings. At any time, you can remove any previously installed cookies from your computer or mobile device in this way:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer
Should you choose to disable cookies, please take into account that some graphic design elements might not look great or that some functions may not be available to you. Below is a detailed list of all the types of cookies used by TowerEye on its websites.
The cookies we use:
This cookie creates a unique User ID. That unique User ID offers the option of tracking how often a User visits a website. Additionally, it tracks the first and last time a User visited the site.
This cookie allows us to distinguish unique Users on our website but without, under any circumstances, allowing us to discover a User’s identity.
Goal: Used to distinguish unique users.
Goal: The PHPSESSID cookie comes from PHP and allows the website to store serialized status data. It is used to create a visitor session and to pass along status data through a temporary cookie, often called the session cookie. The PHPSESSID is removed when the visitor closes the page. This cookie is mainly used for security reasons.
Expiry date: End of session
This is a cookie we use to track which language is being used on the website.