An explanation for those visitors who have stumbled onto this page by accident:
are very useful things a webmaster can use to store information about you on your PC. Cookies are often used by affiliate logging systems to log who introduced a visitor, Cookies can also can be used to store your password to save you bothering to reenter it every time you visit a particular web site. Cookies can be used to store your name and the last time you visited a web site - very useful when used to display information that has changed since your last visit. Cookies can also be used to store your purchases while you are using a shopping cart.
We are assured that cookies can only return information to the web site that has set them. So allowing them to be set should be quite safe, and the web sites that you have visited are your own secret, only known to yourself and the website.
But try the following three urls:
Gett your own cookie from me at
Now go to a totally different web site, say
And finally goto another totally different website
that you expect knows nothing about your previous surfing habits: