Cookies are pieces of information, consisting of a text file, that a website transfers to your computer’s or smart phones hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies in and of themselves do not identify users, although they do identify a user’s computer. You can easily access, block and delete stored cookies, when desired.
It’s generally pretty easy for you to disable or enable cookies in your browser. If you use Firefox, you can find information here. If you use Chrome, read this. If you use Internet Explorer, click here.