What are cookies?

Cookies are the names for internet files that your browser branches as you browse the internet. There are two types of cookies: temporary and permanent. Temporary cookies are used and tracked by the browser to pass information and are deleted once the browser is shut down. Permanent cookies are branched on your system and can be accessed again for multiple visits. Permanent cookies usually have an expiration date and will be automatically deleted from your system at that time. Internet Banking uses temporary cookies and may use permanent cookies, but never passes private information through cookies.