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What are cookies?

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How are cookies used?

This web site uses Cookies to enable users to log in and perform editing and other administrative functions. Whether you log in or not, the web site will set a session cookie, and a test cookie to determine if cookies are enabled. The test and session cookies do not contain any information about you, your browsing history, or hold any data that you enter into any page on the site. This web site does not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personal information
  • Track your browsing history
  • Pass any information to third parties

How to block cookies

You can stop your Browser from accepting cookies by changing the privacy settings. See your browser’s help menu for information about how to do this. Here is how to do this with the most commonly used browsers :

Internet Explorer

Select Tools

  1. Select Internet Options
  2. Select the Privacy tab and choose Advanced Options button
  3. Check the Override Automatic Cookie Handling tick box
  4. Disable the First Party cookies by choosing the Block option
  5. Disable the Third Party cookies by choosing the Block option
  6. Uncheck the option to ‘Always allow session cookies’
  7. Click on OK to confirm changes

Follow this link for further information on Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Select the “Firefox” menu

  1. Select “Options”
  2. Select the “Privacy” tab
  3. Under “History”, select “Use custom settings for history” from the dropdown list
  4. Uncheck the option “Accept cookies from sites”
  5. Click on OK to confirm the changes

Google Chrome

Open the Tools menu by clicking on the Wrench icon

  1. Select “Options”
  2. Select “Under the Bonnet”
  3. Select “Content settings”
  4. Select “Block sites from setting any date”

Apple Safari

Open the Safari menu by clicking on the Gear icon

  1. Select “Preferences”
  2. Select the “Privacy” tab
  3. Select the option “Always” for the setting “Block cookies”
  4. Close the dialog box to confirm the changes

You can find more information about cookies at: and For a useful video about cookies, please view this helpful online guide from Google. (ICC UK Cookie guide, April 2012)