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Google Chrome

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  • Select ‘Content Settings’ In the ‘Privacy and security’ section.
  • In the ‘Cookies’ section you can choose your preferred settings.

Internet Explorer

  • Tools (cog icon) > Internet Options.
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  • Click ‘Advanced’.
  • Select your preferred settings.


  • Open the menu (three lines) > Options
  • Click the ‘Privacy and security’ tab.
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  • Settings > Preferences.
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Are cookies dangerous?

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Why are people concerned?

The major concern with cookies is that of third party cookies (a cookie is issued by a site other than the one you are currently surfing, maybe by an advertisement on that website) or tracking cookies which can be used to record peoples browsing histories. This is causing concerns over privacy as people do not want it recorded what they have been looking at. Cookies can only be accessed by a website with the specified domain and path.

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