MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
This page contains information on what ‘cookies’ are, the cookies used by the Big Blue website, how to switch cookies off in your browser, and some useful links for further reading on the subject.
WHAT ARE ‘COOKIES’?
‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Chrome, FireFox, Safari and Internet Explorer) on your computer, tablet or mobile phone. The information stored in cookies can be used to personalise the experience when using the website you’re visiting by allowing the to store such things as user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a temporary “memory” for the website, enabling it to recognise a user or condition and respond appropriately.
A visit to a page on the Big Blue website may generate the following type of cookie:
Google Analytics – We use Google to track visitors, searches etc. to ensure we are delivering our content as best as possiblly can.
HOW DO I TURN COOKIES OFF?
It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. For example, we cannot tell if you are signed in without using cookies, so you would not be able to post comments. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Firefox
For more information relating to cookies and cookie use, please refer to the Information Commissioners Office.