What are cookies and why do we use them?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to store your preferences, generally improving your experience of a website making the interaction between you and the website faster and easier.
How can I control cookies?
If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.