What are Cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your web browser when you visit an internet site. They can be in the form of session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) or persistent cookies (which stay on your browser for a set period of time or until you delete them). Cookies are useful and do a lot of different things, including allowing a website to recognize a user’s device optimizing online experience etc.
As the data owner, you have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies. However, since cookies can be an important part of how our Services work, if you remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.
Below are some options you may choose, to control or limit how cookies are used on our Services:
- Although most browsers and devices accept cookies by default, you can usually manage settings to remove or reject browser cookies manually within your browser’s configuration settings. Please note that if you remove or reject cookies some of the features of our website may not function properly as stated earlier.
- To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, you can install Google’s opt-out browser add-on.
- For further information on this, please contact the Head of IT SNH.