Cookies

Like most websites, we use cookies on our site to improve the user experience. These include, for example, cookies for analytics that tell us how people are using the site to help us improve the information we provide. If you want to switch cookies off please be aware that this may mean there are some aspects of the website you may not be able to use fully.


 

How to disable cookies

Internet Explorer 9.0+
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Internet Options
Click on the Privacy tab on top
Move the slider up to the ‘Block All Cookies’ button

To delete existing cookies

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Internet Options
Click on the General tab which should be under ‘Browsing History’ and click ‘Delete’


 

Internet Explorer 8.0+
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Internet Options
Click on the Privacy tab on top
Click on ‘Sites’
A new window should open called ‘Per Site Privacy Actions’
Type in the URL of the site in the ‘Address of Website’ box and click on Block

To delete existing cookies

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on ‘Internet Options’
Click on the Privacy tab on top
Click on ‘Sites’
A new window should open called ‘Per Site Privacy Actions’
Under the ‘Managed Websites’ box should be a list of all the websites you have visited
To remove all cookies click on the ‘Remove All’ button


 

Firefox 20+, 30+, 40+
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Options
Click on the Privacy tab
Disable the box that says ‘Accept Cookies from Sites’

To delete existing cookies

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Options
Click on the Privacy tab
Click on ‘Clear Now’
Select ‘Cookies’
Click on ‘Clear Private Data Now’


 

Google Chrome
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser
Click on ‘Options’
Click on ‘Under the Bonnet’ (UK) / ‘Under the Hood’ (US)
Click on the ‘Content Settings’ button in the Privacy section
Ensure that ‘Allow Local Data to be Set’ is selected
Select ‘Block Sites from Setting any Data’

To delete existing cookies

Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser
Click on ‘Options’
Click on ‘Under the Bonnet’ (UK) / ‘Under the Hood’ (US)
Click on the ‘Content Settings’ button in the Privacy section
Click on the ‘Clear Browsing Data’ button

Safari
To prevent new cookies from being installed and delete existing cookies

Go to the Safari menu (icon in top right of browser) and select Preferences
In the pop-up window that appears, select the Security icon (a padlock)
Under ‘Accept Cookies’, select the ‘Never’ button

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