Last updated: 12/07/2019
There seems to be a lot of concern about how cookies are used on web sites. This is the reason that sites are being asked to let users know what is going on behind the scenes. This information is provided as a means of informing you that it is happening. There is nothing insecure, dangerous, or unsafe. It's about as routine and normal as it is possible to be.
For a more detailed explanation of what cookies are and what is their purpose, please visit Wikipedia.