What are cookies?A “cookie” is a text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or phone or any internet device when you visit a website. A cookie is small in size, so does not usually have a noticeable effect on the hard-disc space on your device.
There are different types of cookies:
Session Cookies : these are usually deleted when you close your browser.
Persistent Cookies : these remain on your device until they expire, or a site or you deletes them for your browser cache. These type of cookies help a site remember customised settings and information about your individual use of the site.
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How can I control cookies?If you do not wish sites to set cookies, you are able to modify your browser so that it can either refuse all cookies or notify you when a cookie is set. You are also able to delete cookies that have already been set in your browser.
To block all or some web browser cookies then you can do this through using your browser settings. Your browser Help section will be able to help you with this. Alternatively, www.aboutcookies.org , contains information on how to do this.
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