The text below is a verbatim copy of TSOHost's page on cookies.
To be pedantic, I have, in fact, modified their paragraph formatting very slightly so that it displays nicely here, changed the very first word from 'The' to 'This', ('cos it just sounded wrong), and remade the browser information links.
What Cookies Are
Cookies are small files stored on your computer by your web browser (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox) at the request of a site you're viewing. This allows the site you're viewing to remember things about you, such as your preferences and history or keeping you logged in.
Cookies may be stored on your computer for a short time (such as only while your browser is open) or for an extended period of time, even years. Cookies not set by this site will not be accessible to us.
Our Cookie Usage
Registration and maintaining your preferences. This includes ensuring that you can stay logged in and keeping the site in the language or appearance that you requested.
Analytics. This allows us to get determine how people are using the site and improve it.
Advertising cookies (possibly third-party). If this site displays advertising, cookies may be set by the advertisers to determine who has viewed an ad or similar things. These cookies may be set by third parties, in which case this site has no ability to read or write these cookies.
Other third-party cookies for things like Facebook or Twitter sharing. These cookies will generally be set by the third-party independently, so this site will have no ability to access them.
Controlling cookies and cookie preferences must be handled within your browser. Here is a list of guides on how to do this for popular browser software:
TSOHost and Cookies - Quote:
The only cookies used on this site are the ones from the Website Host's server, (a company called TSOHost), that log how many vistors arrive.