Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.
The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
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Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar
Click â€˜Show advanced settingsâ€™
In the â€œPrivacyâ€ section, click the â€˜Content settingsâ€™ button
To enable cookies in the â€œCookiesâ€ section, pick â€˜Allow local data to be setâ€™, this will enable both first-party and third-party cookies. To allow only first-party cookies pick â€˜Block all third-party cookies without exceptionâ€™
To disable cookies, in the â€œCookiesâ€ section, pick â€˜Block sites from setting any dataâ€™
Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Chrome, refer to the following page from Google:http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0, 9.0, 10.0
Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet Options'
In the options window navigate to the 'Privacy' tab
To enable cookies: Set the slider to â€˜Mediumâ€™ or below
To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies
Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to the following page from Microsoft: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
Click on 'Tools' at the browser menu and select â€˜Optionsâ€™
Select the Privacy panel
To enable cookies: Check â€˜Accept cookies for sitesâ€™
To disable cookies: Uncheck â€˜Accept cookies for sitesâ€™
Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox. For more information, refer to the following page from Mozilla:http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies
Click on 'Settingâ€™ at the browser menu and select 'Settings'
Select â€˜Quick Preferencesâ€™
To enable cookies: check â€œEnable Cookiesâ€
To disable cookies: uncheck â€œEnable Cookiesâ€
Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Opera, refer to the following page from Opera Software:http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
Click on 'Safari' at the menu bar and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on 'Security'
To enable cookies: In the 'Accept cookies' section select 'Only from site you navigate to'
To disable cookies: In the â€˜Accept cookiesâ€™ section select â€˜Neverâ€™
Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Safari, refer to the following page from Apple: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH11913
All other browsers
Please look for a â€œhelpâ€ function in the browser or contact the browser provider.
Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.
The first thing to be sure of is if youre browser accepts cookies. To check if your browser accepts Cookies, please click your browser from the following links;
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