Cookies on our website
What are cookies?
Cookies are like small footprints. A special file, called a cookie file is saved onto your computer when you visit a particular site. The cookie is a small piece of data with information on what to do when you visit the site. The information about what you did on previous visits is sent by a web server to your browser and can then be retrieved from there.
Are cookies dangerous?
No. Cookies are not dangerous. Cookie files are plain text files and can not contain viruses. The files are small and browsers only allow a certain number of cookies stored in memory. There is no risk that the memory is full just because you allow cookies.
Can I say no to cookies?
In order to disable cookies in your browser, follow these steps:
– Internet Explorer:
Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
Click the Privacy tab, and then, under Settings, move the slider to the top to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow all cookies, and then click OK. Blocking cookies might prevent some webpages from displaying correctly.
– Firefox (FF):
- Click the menu button and choose .
- Select the panel.
- Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history.
- Check mark Accept cookies from sites to enable Cookies, and uncheck it to disable them.
- If you are troubleshooting problems with cookies, make sure Accept third party cookies is also not set to Never.
- Choose how long cookies are allowed to be stored:
- Keep until: they expire: Each cookie will be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the site that sent the cookie.
- Keep until: I close Firefox: The cookies that are stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is closed.
- Keep until: ask me every time: Displays an alert every time a website tries to send a cookie, and asks you whether or not you want to store it.
- Click to close the Options window.
In Opera, open settings > Privacy & Security and select from the following options:
- Allow local data to be set
- Keep local data only unti i quit my browser
- Block sites from setting any data
- Accept third-party cookies (uncheck to disable)
– Google Chrome:
- Select the Chrome menu icon.
- Select Settings.
- Near the bottom of the page, select Show advanced settings.
- In the “Privacy” section, select Content settings.
- Select Allow local data to be set (recommended).
- Select Done.
- Open Safari if it is not already open.
- Choose Safari menu > Preferences, and then click Privacy.
- In the “Block cookies” section, specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites. To see an explanation of the options, click the Help button (question mark).
- If you want to see which websites store cookies on your computer, click Details.
If you set Safari to block cookies, you may need to temporarily accept cookies to open a page. Repeat the above steps, selecting Never. When you’re done with the page, block cookies again, and then remove the page’s cookies.