What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.
How to control cookies
You can restrict, block or delete cookies from this or any other website through your browser settings. The Help menu within your browser should explain how. For further information we recommend that you visit aboutcookies.org This contains extensive help on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers, as well as more general information about cookies.