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 if you visit it again at a later date. Some cookies are necessary for the site to work properly. Other cookies are beneficial to the visitor: they store the username in the same secure way as for example the language settings. The purpose of cookies is that you do not have to enter the same information each time you visit a website again.
How can I disable cookies?
You can easily adjust your browser settings to disable all cookies.
Open the Firefox browser. 2. Press the “Alt” key on your keyboard. 3. Select “Menu” and then “Options” in your toolbar. 4. Select the tab “Privacy”. 5. For Firefox, select a history: “Create custom settings”. 6. Remove the “accept cookies” flag and save your settings.
Open Internet Explorer. 2. Click on the “Tools” button and then on “Internet Options”. 3. Click the “Privacy” tab. 4. In the “Cookies” tab, you can remove the marker and save your settings.
Open Google Chrome. 2. Select “Settings”. 3. Click on “Show advanced settings”. 4. In the “Privacy” tab, click on “Content Settings”. 5. In the “Cookies” section, you can disable them and save your settings.
Open Safari. 2. Select “Settings” in the function list (gray gear in the upper right corner) and click on “Privacy”. 3. Under “Accept cookies” you can specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites. For more information, click Help (?). 4. If you would like to know more about the cookies that are stored on your computer, then click on “Show cookies”.