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How to manage cookies

Version date: 30/07/2012

Managing cookies in your browser

As we explain in our Cookie Policy cookies help to improve your experience on our website.

There are various ways that you can control and manage cookies, these are discussed in a bit more detail below. Please note that if you disable our cookies you may not be able to access certain services or facilities on futureversity.org and your use of our site may be restricted.

Most modern browsers will allow you to:

  • See what cookies you've got and delete them on an individual basis.
  • Block third party cookies.
  • Block cookies from particular sites.
  • Block all cookies from being set.
  • Delete all cookies when you close your browser.

You should be aware that any preferences will be lost if you delete cookies. Ironically, this includes where you have opted out from cookies, as this requires an opt-out cookie to be set. Also, if you block cookies completely many websites will not work properly and some functionality on these websites will not work at all.

The links below take you to the 'Help' sections for each of the major browsers so that you can find out more about how to manage your cookies.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

Mozilla Firefox

http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies

Google Chrome

http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

Opera

http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

Safari

If you want to disable cookies and you're using the Safari web browser, go to Safari preferences and then to the privacy pane to disable cookies.

  • Click on 'Safari' at the menu bar and select the 'Preferences' option;
  • Click on 'Security';
  • To enable cookies: In the 'Accept cookies' section select 'Only from site you navigate to';
  • To disable cookies: In the 'Accept cookies' section select 'Never'.

On your Apple mobile device, go to Settings, then Safari, and then to the Cookies section.

All other browsers

Please look for a 'Help' function in the browser or contact the browser provider.

Managing analytics cookies

You can opt out of having your anonymised browsing activity within websites recorded by Google Analytics cookies by clicking the link below. Please note that this will take you to the Google Analytics's website and generate a 'no thanks' cookie, which will stop any further cookies being set by them.

Google Analytics Opt-out

Don't forget that by not allowing analytics cookies, this stops us from being able to learn what people like or don't like about our websites so that we can make them better.

Futher information

You can learn more about cookies and how to manage them at AboutCookies.org

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