When you are browsing websites on the internet, most of these websites store very small text files called "cookies" on your computer. These are to help track your use of the website and to personalise your experience. These "cookies" can be stored so that if you return to a website, that website server can call the information from the cookies stored on your computer to tailor your experience of the site.
Cookies are perfectly safe to be stored on your computer and are not harmful. Almost all web browsers have cookie storing enabled as default. However, all browsers have the option of disabling cookies being stored on your computer if you wish to do this.
To learn about how change the cookie settings for your browser on our Cookie Control page.