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If you wish to opt out from receiving Google Analytics cookies, you can do so using this add-on for your browser.
Session Cookies and Permanent Cookies
Some of the devices which are used on the CQ website are used for the current session only i.e. to recognise returning users. This means that the cookie will expire when your session finishes. Others are permanent cookies, which will be stored on your computer and will be used to recognise you as a user, the next time you visit the site.
Broadly, you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. The steps below explain how to do this for each browser type.
Be aware, however, that if you use browser settings to block cookies, you may not be able to access all or some parts of the site and out site may not work as intended.
How Do I Disable Cookies?
- Internet Explorer
1. Choose ‘Tools’
2. Click ‘Internet Options’
3. Click the ‘Privacy’ tab
4. Move the slider depending on which settings you want
5. Click on ‘Advanced’ for more detailed privacy settings (optional)
1. Choose ‘Preferences’
2. Choose ‘Security’
3. Choose your cookie settings
- Mozilla Firefox
You can set which sites can set cookies, how long they set them for and manage your existing ones with Firefox.
1. Click ‘Menu’
2. Click ‘Options’
3. Choose ‘Privacy’
4. Choose ‘Cookies’
5. Adjust your settings
- Google Chrome
Chrome allows all cookies by default. You can manage first- and third-party cookies, however, or even block them completely.
1. Click ‘Tools’
2. Choose ‘Options’
3. Click ‘Under the Bonnet’
4. Find ‘Privacy’
5. Click ‘Content Settings’
6. Click ‘Cookie Settings’ and choose your settings here
For more information about cookies and how to disable them please go to aboutcookies.org or allaboutcookies.org.