Everyone just clicks "Accept all" anyway. Despite that, we have to ask.
Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer and contain certain information.
This special file form allows us to simplify navigation on a website or to save the language setting.
With the help of cookies, therefore, not only can surfing the Internet be made more comfortable, but also data protection can be improved.
Through the storage of certain information, conclusions can be drawn about the surfing behavior and the identity of the user.
For example, it may be that advertisers use targeted advertising that is of interest to the individual user.
Even if this does not appear to be disturbing in many cases, it can lead to an unpleasant feeling of being observed.
In addition, there are always cases where cookies have been misused and sensitive data has been tapped.
However, it is fair to say that such security threats can occur not only when using cookies, but are generally threatening when surfing the Internet.
However, it should be noted: The most widely used browsers have various security features and allow the user to guarantee a certain level of protection - for example, through firewalls or automatic updates.