What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of ‘memory’ for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.
The source of cookies and how long they will stay on your computer, tablet or smartphone for can vary.
Managing your Cookies
We don’t recommend that you block cookies because they are linked to the usability and functionality of websites and your experience of using our websites may suffer. However, if you want to block all cookies from your computer, tablet or smartphone, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org, which gives comprehensive information on your options.
If you choose, you can set your browser to tell you when cookies are sent to your computer or to give you the option of rejecting cookies. If you haven’t done this, we will issue cookies when you visit the site.
Cookies on www.museumscomputergroup.org.uk
A visit to www.museumscomputergroup.org.uk will generate the following cookies automatically on arrival:
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