Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a website.
The data that we see is anonymous, so we don't receive details like your name.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer as soon as you close your browser. Persistent cookies stay stored on your computer until you delete them, or until they reach their expiry date.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies:
In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
In Safari, you can block all cookies by clicking "Safari", "Preferences" and "Privacy" then selecting "Block all Cookies".
In Chrome: you can change your cookies settings by going to "Settings" "Privacy and Security" and clicking on "Cookies and other site data."