A cookie is a simple text file that is 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 some 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.
What cookies are used on this webiste?
This is a session cookie used to preserve data across subsequent accesses. It is a temporary cookie that remains in the cookie file of your browser until you close the browser. It is mainly used to maintain your identity.
How to enable and disable cookies using your browser?
Click on the 'wrench' icon on the browser (usually found top-right corner) to open the tools menu
From the tools menu select 'Options'
Click the 'Under the Hood' tab from the menu on the left?
In the 'Privacy' section, select the 'Content settings' button
To enable cookies: select 'Allow local data to be set' option
To disable cookies: select 'Block all cookies' option