Cookies are small text files, containing snippets of information which are stored on your device. They are typically used to help a website control what information to display.
- in controlling the display of a cookies information banner.
- in managing areas of restricted or conditional access, eg when a log-in or form submission is required to access a page.
Third party cookies: Some of the example websites
You can choose not to allow cookies in your browser settings; this will, however, result in some websites not working as intended.
You can also choose to delete cookies that have already been set. If there are some websites or email accounts, that you stay logged into, deleting cookies may result in you being required to log in again.