Most internet browsers, like Firefox, Safari or Google Chrome, let websites store simple text files called 'cookies' on your computer.
They let websites remember things like your username or password so you don't need to re-type them every time you visit. They also help websites see how you use them, and this can be used to improve how websites work.
Under the European (EU) Privacy Directive, we have a legal responsibility to tell you about the kind of cookies we use, what they're for and how to turn them off. We strongly suggest you accept our cookies though, to get the best possible service from our website.
There are quite a few myths about cookies out there, so to put your mind at rest, here's what cookies can't do:
How you disable or delete cookies depends on which version of your internet browser you're using, for instance, Internet Explorer 9.
You should be able to check this by going to the About section in the Help or Tools section of your browser.
To find out more, we suggest you visit aboutcookies.org, where you'll find easy to follow instructions for both deleting or controlling cookies from your browser.
aboutcookies.org is a third party website, so we're not responsible for the information on it, but we're more than happy to recommend it.
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