What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server. Only that server can retrieve or read the contents of that cookie and each cookie is unique to your web browser. It allows a website to improve your user experience by, for example, remembering things like your preferences and letting you navigate between pages efficiently.
Other cookies that we use are essential for this website to work, for example, to enable you to move around the site and to provide certain basic features.
How do you disable cookies?
If you'd like more comprehensive information on how to modify your cookie preferences and how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers, then you may wish to visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.