What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is a string of information that a website stores on a user’s computer, and that the user’s browser provides to the website each time the user submits a query to the website. The purpose of a cookie is to support the functionality of the website, for example by keeping track of your visual preferences or controlling the frequency of “pop-up” windows, and identifying the user as a unique user of the website.
What choices do you have?
Below are instructions on how to choose your settings for the most popular browsers.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari
To find our more about cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.