What are cookies?
Cookies are small files placed on your computer’s hard drive or in your
browser memory when you visit a website.
What do cookies do?
Cookies help to make the interaction between users and websites faster and easier. For example, they can remember your preferences, login details or information you supply as you move through an application process. What cookies don’t do is store any personal or confidential information about you.
Are cookies safe?
Yes, cookies are small text files. They can’t look into your computer
or read any personal information or other material on your hard drive.
Cookies can’t carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.
Turning cookies on or off in your browser
You have a number of options when it comes to receiving cookies. You can set
your browser either to reject all cookies, to allow only ‘trusted’ sites to send
them, or to accept only those cookies from websites you are currently using.