Cookies are downloaded onto a user’s device when they visit a particular website, and each time the user visits that website it checks to see if the relevant file is on the user’s computer and uses the information to improve the user’s experience.
Using your browser settings you are able to allow or restrict either all cookies or by individual website. Each internet browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari etc.) is different but the ‘help’ function within your browser should tell you how to do this.
How do I find out more?
Further information on cookies can be found on the following websites: