What is a (persistent) cookie?
A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your computer's hard drive for an extended period of time. The cookie is not deleted when the browser is closed. It can be used to help identify you and any preferences you may have set on your next visit to the same website.
A web site can access only the cookies it has stored on your computer. Your Bizmail ONEway cookie is not accessible to other sites. Being simple pieces of text, cookies are not executable. They are neither spyware nor viruses.