What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent from a website to your computer or mobile phone’s Internet browser. It is stored on your device’s hard drive and is used by websites to track online traffic flows. Unless you have programmed your computer or browser to reject cookies, most websites you visit will be using them to track your activities.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, visit for example www.allaboutcookies.org. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. For information about how to reject cookies on your mobile phone’s web browser, see your handset manual.