Cookies are small data files that are saved and stored on your computer and that allow the website to keep track of what happens during your visit and recognise your computer when you visit the website again. A cookie is completely harmless; it is not a program, and it does not contain viruses.
You can also choose to disallow or delete cookies on your computer by changing your browser settings. However, you should be aware that this may cause you to lose certain functions and services since they depend on cookies.
Deletion or disabling of cookies depends on the browser you use. For example, if you use Chrome, you can delete the cookies you have previously accepted by following these steps:
- Click the menu in the top right corner of the page and choose “History”
- Click “Clear browsing history”
- Check the box “Cookies and other site and plug-in data”