What is a cookie?
Cookies are small data files which are sent to your browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome etc) from a website you visit. They are stored on your electronic device.
What is a Flash cookie?
This is a type of cookie which is collected by Adobe Flash media player (it is also called a Local Shared Object) – a piece of software you may already have on your electronic device to help you watch online videos and listen to podcasts.
Can I opt out of receiving cookies?
Yes, there are a number of options available, you can set your browser either to reject all cookies, to allow only “trusted” sites to set them, or to only accept them from the site you are currently on.
However, please note – if you block/delete all cookies, some features of our website may not function as a result.
What can I do to stop cookies being installed on my browser?
In Google Chrome 19+:
Go to the ‘Settings (wrench icon)’ menu
Click on ‘Settings’ in the drop-down menu
Click on the ‘Show Advanced Settings’ link
Under Privacy click ‘Content settings’ button
Click on ‘OK’
In Mozilla Firefox 12+
Go to ‘Settings (cog icon)’ menu
Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab.
Click on ‘OK’
In Internet Explorer 9.0+
Go to the ‘Tools’ menu
Click on ‘Internet Options’
Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
Move the slider to determine which setting you prefer
You can also click on ‘Advanced’ for specialised cookie treatment
If you are using Netscape 6.0+
Go to ‘Edit’ in the menu bar
Click on ‘Preferences’
Click on ‘Advanced’
Select the ‘Cookies’ field
Tick either ‘Warn me before accepting a cookie’ or ‘Disable cookies’
Click on ‘ OK’
For further information, please go to: AboutCookies.org