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At each subsequent visit sites browser then sends this data back to the server. Cookies commonly used to distinguish each user, is stored in one content "shopping cart" in e-commerce, user preferences, and so on.
Technically it is a series of codes under which the browser then collects and sends information about our behavior back to the appropriate server.
Cookies contain information about how long they should keep the viewer (from disposable to several years).
Cookies are not directly tied to your name or e-mail address, but often contain your login information into the system. They are common to the one installing the browser. Cookies are not protected in any way including the collected data.