What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded to your computer when you access websites. Typically, they contain the following information: a site name and unique user ID, the duration of the cookie’s abilities and effects, and a random number. As a rule, cookies cannot be used to reveal your identity or personally identifying information.
Usually most website browsers automatically accept cookies but you can choose to decline cookies, turn the cookie option off, or delete cookies from your computer if you prefer. This is normally done by accessing and modifying your browser preferences by clicking on the “Settings” tab or icon on your browser. For more information please use the “Help” tab or icon on your browser. Without cookies some websites may become less interactive, or you may not be able to take full advantage of some websites.