Cookies are files that contain small amounts of data. They are placed on your computer or other device by the websites you visit. Different kinds of cookies do different things ranging from making a website work to making it easier to use and enabling website owners to understand more about their visitors.
Cookies have been around since 1994
Up-to-date browsers give you the option to accept or decline cookies. This is a global setting that applies to every website you visit. If you do switch off cookies at a browser level, your device won't be able to accept cookies from any website. This means you will struggle to access the secure area of any website you use and you won't enjoy the best browsing experience when you are online.
If you want to change the cookies settings in the browser you’re currently using, please go to: settings> internet options > privacy > advanced