A cookie is a small file saved to a user’s device when the user accesses certain websites. These cookies can then be read when a user moves around the site and each subsequent time the user visits the site, depending on the type of cookie used. Cookies are useful as they can allow a website to store information about a user, such as whether they are logged into a website or for analytical purposes to track visits to a website.
Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. Below are guidelines for managing your cookies in the most popular browsers:
Open Internet Explorer, click the Tools button, select Safety then click Delete browsing history, select the Cookies checkbox and then click Delete.
Open Firefox, click the Firefox button (top left) then Options, select the Privacy tab then select "remove individual cookies".
Open Google Chrome, click the Spanner image in the top right corner, select Settings, then click "show advanced settings". In the Privacy section click the Content Settings button, in the Cookies section click the "All cookies and site data" button, then click the Remove all button at the top of the list.
Open Safari, select the Options icon (top right corner 'spanner image'), then select Preferences, click the Privacy tab, select the Details button and then click Remove all.
To find out more about cookies, including how to remove them, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org