What cookies are
Cookies are small text files which are websites store on your computer. Here's what one looks like:
I don't remember ever visiting the Air France website on my laptop, but the Cookie Monster says otherwise.
Here's what the TCID cookie shown above contains:
This cookie probably tracks my visits to the Air France website, and will expire on 19th November 2018.
As to what the content 201711171155171883575963 means - for that you'd have to ask those good people at Air France!
That's what cookies are; now how and why do we use them? There are two ways:
|Shopping basket||If you look to buy anything from our website (be it classroom training courses, online training or anything else) we'll create a cookie containing the contents of your shopping basket, and store it on your computer.|
|Google analytics||In common with the vast majority of websites, we use Google Analytics to keep track of visits to our website, so that we can analyse search traffic and referrals. We only ever do this at the level of aggregated data.|