What is a Cookie? A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or mobile device when you first visit one of our web pages. Cookies are NOT programs or virus, but simple text files. More information on allaboutcookies.org.

What cookies do we use? 

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of ourwebsite.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. These are cookies that allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to this website and see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You can of course still change how cookies are stored on your machine by clicking on the ‘Tools’ menu in your internet browser, but you may find that the new law means your concerns about privacy and your personal data have been addressed.

Below you’ll find directions to help you disable cookies in some of the most popular desktop browsers and mobile browsers (If your browser is not listed below, please visit All About Cookies where you may find more information about your specific browser, or select the “Help” menu in your browser).

Mozilla Firefox version 3.5 or later

• In the “Tools” menu, select “Options”
• Under the “Firefox will:” dropdown, select “Use custom settings for history”
• Uncheck the “Accept Cookies from Sites” box to block all cookies Or
• Click the “Exceptions” button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

Internet Explorer version 6 or later

• In the “Tools” menu, select “Internet Options”
• Click the “Privacy” tab
• Move the “Settings” slider up or down to adjust your cookie acceptance settings (moving the slider all the way to the top will block all cookies) or click the “Sites” button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

Google Chrome version 4 or later

• Click the wrench icon in the top right of your browser window
• Select “Options”
• Click the “Under the Hood” tab
• Click the “Content Settings” button
• Click the option to “Block sites from setting any data” to block all cookies Or
• Click the “Exceptions” button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

Safari version 4 or later

• Click the geared wheel icon in the top right of your browser window.
• Select “Preferences”
• Select the “Security” tab
• Under “Accept Cookies:”, click the “Never” option to block all cookies

Disabling cookies in popular mobile browsers

Mobile Safari

• From your home screen on your iPhone or iPad, click “Settings”
• Click on “Safari”
• Click on “Accept Cookies”
• Select “Never” to block all cookies

Android for Mobile

• From within the Android browser, hit the menu key.
• Select “More”
• Select “Settings”
• Uncheck the “Accept Cookies” option to block all cookies

Opera Mini on a Blackberry device

• From within the Opera Mini browser, press the menu key.
• Scroll down to access the drop down menu of options
• Select “Settings”
• Select “Privacy”
• Change the “Accept cookies” option to “Off” to block all cookies

It’s possible to have control on how your browsing activity within sites is recorded by analytics cookies. Nexta uses two different analytics tools, which you can control: Jetpack Stats – Google Analytics

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