What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer when you visit a website. This text file stores information that can be read by the website when you visit it again at a later date. Some cookies are necessary for the site to function properly. Other cookies are beneficial to the visitor.
How can I disable cookies?
You can easily adjust your browser settings to turn off all cookies.
Open the Firefox browser.
Press the “Alt” key on your keyboard.
Select “Menu” and then “Options” in your toolbar.
Select the “Privacy” tab.
For “Firefox will be a chronicle:” select “create according to custom settings”.
Uncheck “accept cookies” and save your settings.
Open the Internet Explorer.
Click on the “Tools” button and then on “Internet Options”.
Click on the “Privacy” tab.
In the “Cookies” tab, you can remove the check mark and save your settings.
Open Google Chrome.
Click ‘Show advanced settings’.
On the ‘Privacy’ tab, click ‘Content settings’.
In the ‘Cookies’ section, you can disable them and save your settings.
Select “Preferences” in the feature list (gray gear wheel in the upper right corner) and click “Privacy”.
Under “Accept Cookies” you can specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites. For more information, click Help (?).
To learn more about the cookies stored on your computer, click “View Cookies.