What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer when visiting a website. This text file stores information that can be read by the website when visiting it again at a later date. Some of these cookies are necessary because otherwise the site is unable to function properly. Other cookies are convenient for the visitor: they remember your username in a secure way as well as your language preferences, for example. Cookies mean that you do not need to fill out the same information each time you visit a website.
How can I disable cookies?
You can control and delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our website and some functionalities may not work properly. Please note: if you disable cookies, your user name and password will no longer be stored on any website
- Open Firefox.
- At the top of the Firefox window, click on the ‘Firefox’ button and then select ‘Options’.
- Select the ‘Privacy’ panel. Set ‘Firefox will:’ to ‘Use custom settings for history’. Uncheck
- ‘Accept cookies from sites’ to disable cookies. Click ‘OK’ to close the Options window.