What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
We also use Google Analytics to collect information about visitors to our website to help us try and improve the website. The information is collected anonymously.
1. On your computer, open Chrome.
2. At the top right, click More Settings.
3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
4. Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings.
5. Click Cookies.
6. From here, you can:
· Turn on cookies: Next to "Blocked," turn on the switch.
· Turn off cookies: Turn off Allow sites to save and read cookie data.
Internet Explorer 7.x
1. Start Internet Explorer
2. Under the Tools menu, click Internet Options
3. Click the Privacy tab
4. Click the Advanced button
5. Put a check mark in the box for Override Automatic Cookie Handling, put another check mark in the Always accept session cookies box
6. Click OK
7. Click OK
8. Restart Internet Explore
1. Select Internet Options from the Tools menu
2. Click on the Privacy tab
3. Click the Default button (or manually slide the bar down to Medium) under Settings. Click OK
1. Click on the Tools-menu in Mozilla
2. Click on the Options... item in the menu - a new window open
3. Click on the Privacy selection in the left part of the window. (See image below)
4. Expand the Cookies section
5. Check the Enable cookies and Accept cookies normally checkboxes
6. Save changes by clicking Ok.
1. Click on the Tools menu in Opera
2. Click on the Preferences... item in the menu - a new window open
3. Click on the Privacy selection near the bottom left of the window. (See image below)
4. The Enable cookies checkbox must be checked, and Accept all cookies should be selected in the "Normal cookies" drop-down
5. Save changes by clicking Ok
If you would like to learn more about cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org