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How long will cookies stay on my device? The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
How to control and delete cookies If you wish to disable your browser from receiving cookies follow the instructions below for your particular browser.
Note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of our website may not work properly. You can find out more information cookie settings at third-party information sites, such as www.allaboutcookies.org.
Internet Explorer Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
Click the Privacy tab, and then, under Settings, move the slider to the top to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow all cookies. and then click OK. Blocking cookies might prevent some webpages from displaying correctly.
Google Chrome Click the wrench icon tools menu on the browser toolbar.
Select Settings. Click the Under the Hood tab. Click Content settings in the "Privacy" section. Click the Cookies tab in the Content Settings dialog that appears: Delete Cookies Block cookies by default Allow cookies by default
Firefox At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button (Tools menu in Windows XP) and then click Options
Select the Privacy panel. Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history. Check mark Accept cookies from sites to enable Cookies, and uncheck it to disable them. Click OK to close the Options window
Safari Go to the Safari pull down menu.
Select Preferences. Go to the "Security" tab. Under "Accept Cookies", set it to accept, reject, or selectively accept cookies.