What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser and each cookie can only be read or edited by the website that created it.
Can I stop a website from using cookies?
Cookies and How We Use Them
Our main purposes for cookies:
• Keeping track of items stored in your shopping basket.
• Identifying you when you sign-in to our site.
• Gathering statistics to improve the site.
If you block or otherwise reject our cookies, you will not be able to add items to your Shopping Cart, proceed to Checkout, or use any services that require you to Sign in.
Want to find out more?
The BBC.co.uk has several good explanations of Cookies – www.bbc.co.uk/privacy/cookies
As does Virgin.com – www.virgin.com/help
AboutCookies.org has information about controlling Cookies – www.aboutcookies.org