What are cookies?
A cookie is a piece of information, like a tag, that’s stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website. it can help identify your device – like your pc or mobile phone – whenever you visit that website. they are used by most major websites including. to make the best use of our website, on whichever device you use, you’ll need to make sure your web browser is set to accept cookies.
What information is kept by the cookies?
A cookie will typically hold:
- the name of the website that it has come from
- how long the cookie will stay on your computer or phone
- a value – usually a randomly generated unique number
How can you control the cookies?
Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can delete existing cookies from your browser and choose not to receive cookies in future by editing your browser options.