What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent by a website to your web browser, where it becomes stored for later retrieval; usually it is a text file which is placed in the browser directory of your computer’s hard drive.
The cookie cannot be read by any website other than the one that set up the cookie.
Most web browsers will accept cookies by default, but they can be set to reject cookies, either from all websites or from specific sites. You can also manually delete cookies from your web browser. These options are generally set through a “privacy” setting in your browser setup.
You can learn more about cookies by visiting All About Cookies.org or Cookiepedia which contains comprehensive information on how to control cookies on a wide variety of browsers.
You can also manage your ad preferences via the website Your Online Choices.