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After logging out, you can delete cookies and it will not affect any subsequent sessions in the system.
OSF is using two types of cookies:
- the so-called user session identifier, i.e. information that the user has provided a valid login and password; this information is necessary for the correct operation of the service – disabling cookies in the browser will prevent the user from logging into the system;
- auxiliary (technical) user settings, such as the number of the current record in the list, the layout of objects on a given page (to be able to quickly restore it after reloading the page), etc.
Our cookies aren’t used for user tracking.