What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer when you access a website. That text file stores information that can be read by the website when you visit it again. Some cookies are required because the website cannot work properly without them. Other cookies are very useful, because they securely remember your username and your preferences, such as language. Thanks to cookies, you do not have to provide the same information every time you visit a website.
How can I disable cookies?
Modifying your browser preferences to disable cookies is very easy. But, remember that if you disable them your username and password will no longer be saved by the Website. Here is some help with disabling cookies.
- Firefox: Tools, Options, Privacy, History, Custom settings
- Internet Explorer: Tools, Internet options, Privacy, Settings
- Google Chrome: Settings, Show advanced options, Privacy, Content settings
- Safari: Preferences, Security