This section tells you how to enable and disable cookies. Since cookies are maintained by your web browser, the method for enabling or disabling them will vary depending on which browser you use.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 - 10.0
Select Tools->Internet Options and then open the Privacy tab - you can then adjust the slider to block or allow various categories of cookie. Alternatively, by clicking Advanced... you can exercise finer control over the browser's behavior, choosing whether to accept, block, or prompt for cookies originating either on the website you are visiting (first party cookies) or originating from websites other than the one you are visiting (third party cookies, typically used by banner advertisements hosted on an advertiser's website).

Firefox 7.0 and newer
Use Tools->Options (may be under the Firefox button), then choose the Privacy tab. Set the Firefox will option to 'Use custom settings for history'. Now you can choose whether cookies are enabled for websites you visit and third party websites and, if so, how long they will persist. You can also use the Exceptions button to override the settings for particular websites.

Firefox 3.0
Click Tools->Options, then choose the Privacy tab. Choose whether cookies are enabled and, if so, how long they will persist. You can also use the Exceptions button to override the settings for particular websites.

Google Chrome 5.0
From the Customize and control menu, choose Options and then open the Under the Bonnet tab. In the Privacy section, click on the Content settings... button and open the Cookies tab. Set the required cookie behavior and use the Exceptions... button (if required) to configure specific websites.

Apple Safari 5.1
Choose Preferences... on the Settings or Edit menu (Windows) or the Safari menu (MacOS), then open the Privacy tab. Now set the required cookie behavior.

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad)
From the home screen tap the Settings icon, then choose Safari. Find the Accept Cookies option and set the required cookie behavior.

Android browser
Tap the Internet icon to start the browser, then press the phone's menu button. From the list of options, choose More, and then select Settings, then Privacy and Security. Scroll down the resulting list and check or uncheck Accept Cookies.

Android Chrome
Start Chrome, then open the options menu and scroll down to Settings, followed by Site settings. Choose whether to allow sites to save and read cookie data.

Windows Phone 7/8
In Internet Explorer, tap More... then Settings. Check or clear the Allow cookies on my phone item to set the required cookie behavior.

Blackberry
Open the browser from the home screen, then press the Menu key, followed by Options. Under Privacy & Security, choose whether or not to Accept Cookies. Press the Menu key and select Save to save your selection.

Note: Disabling cookies will prevent some websites from working correctly, and may mean that you are prompted to re-enter information that would normally have been stored in a cookie.

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