A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. It helps the website remember information about your visit, which can make it easier to visit the site again and the site more useful to you.
These cookies allow a site to remember things that change the way a site behaves or looks.
These cookies allow a site to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of sign-in credentials, and protect user data from unauthorized parties.
These cookies help a site deliver services and work as expected.
These cookies help sites collect information about how a user interacts with a site, allowing the site to improve a service and the browsing experience.
Most browsers allow you to control how cookies get used as you’re browsing.
Some browsers automatically limit or delete cookies. Also, in some browsers, you can set up rules to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis, allowing you to permit cookies only from sites that you trust.
Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use i.e. third party cookies, or those from specific websites. Each browser’s website should contain instructions on how you can do this.
Losing the information stored in cookies may make sites less functional but shouldn’t prevent them from working.