Manage Cookies

Google Chrome logoHow to Manage Cookies

As we explain in our Cookies & Privacy page, cookies help you to get the most out of websites. If you do disable cookies you may find that certain sections of websites do not work. For example, you may have difficulties logging in or viewing pages.

How to disable behaviourally targeted advertising cookies

If you are concerned about behaviourally targeted advertising cookies (which serve you advertisements based on your use of other websites), users based in the European Union can visit www.youronlinechoices.eu and users based in the US can visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ to opt out of these third party cookies. The above websites are not our sites and we are not responsible for their content.

How to enable and disable cookies using your browser

Google Chrome

  1. Click on the ‘wrench’ icon on the browser (usually found top-right corner) to open the tools menu
  2. From the tools menu select ‘Options’
  3. Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab from the menu on the left.
  4. In the ‘Privacy’ section, select the ‘Content settings’ button
  5. To enable cookies: select ‘Allow local data to be set’ option
  6. To disable cookies: select ‘Block all cookies’ option
  7. Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Chrome, refer to the following page from Google:http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647


Internet Explorer iconMicrosoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

  1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet Options'
  2. In the options window navigate to the 'Privacy' tab
  3. To enable cookies: Set the slider to ‘Medium’ or below
  4. To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies
  5. Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to the following page from Microsoft:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies


Mozilla Firefox logoMozilla Firefox

  1. Click on 'Tools' at the browser menu and select ‘Options’
  2. Select the Privacy panel
  3. To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept cookies for sites’
  4. To disable cookies: Uncheck at ‘Accept cookies for sites’
  5. Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox. For more information, refer to the following page from Mozilla:http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies


Opera

  1. Click on 'Setting’ at the browser menu and select 'Settings'
  2. Select ‘Quick Preferences’
  3. To enable cookies: check “Enable Cookies”
  4. To disable cookies: uncheck “Enable Cookies”
  5. Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Opera, refer to the following page from Opera Software:http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/


Safari on OSX

  1. Click on 'Safari'  at the menu bar and select the 'Preferences' option
  2. Click on 'Security'
  3. To enable cookies: In the 'Accept cookies' section select 'Only from site you navigate to'
  4. To disable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Never’
  5. Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Safari, refer to the following page from Apple: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html


All other browsers
Please look for a “help” function in the browser or contact the browser provider.

For more information please see our Cookies & Privacy page.