A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They contain unique information that can be used to know that you have visited a site before thus allowing a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.
- What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set
Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their computer or mobile device intrusive, particularly when this information is stored and used by a third party without them knowing. If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some functions of that website.
- How do I remove cookies or change my browser settings?
Although not an exhaustive list the below links may help you understand how to manage cookies within your browser.