A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you return to the website, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. This means when you return you don’t have to fill in the same information again. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.
You have a variety of tools to control cookies, web beacons and similar technologies, including browser controls to block and delete cookies and controls from some third-party analytics service providers to opt out of data collection through web beacons. Your browser and other choices may impact your experiences with the websites.