A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site.
European Commission websites mostly use “first-party cookies”. These are cookies set and controlled by the Commission, not by any external organisation.
However, to view some of our pages, you will have to accept cookies from external organisations.
The 3 types of first-party cookie we use are to:
These are set by us and only we can read them. They remember: