What is in a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, the website name and some digits and numbers. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual, remembering things like your personal preferences.
How we use them
This type of cookie remembers your preferences, so you don't have to re-set them each time you visit.
When you log in to the Flight Data Connect website, we generate cookies that signal whether you are signed in or not.
Our servers use these cookies to work out which account you are signed in with, and if you are allowed access to a particular service. It also allows us to associate any comments you post with your username.
Your session cookies get deleted when you either logout, close your browser or shut down your computer.