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What is a cookie?
A cookie is small data file that is downloaded from a website on to your computer or mobile phone.
It helps that website remember how you use the site but it doesn’t contain any personal information and cannot be used to identify who you are.
The purpose of cookies is to make it easier and quicker for you to use the site.
For example, if you have to sign in to use a service, a cookie will remember that you have already signed in so that you don't have to enter your username and password on every single page you visit.
Cookies can also measure how many people are visiting a website - and how they're using it. This information can then help improve the overall experience for users.
On this site you will experience first party cookies set by "Nyskie Partnership 2020" websites only.
How to control and delete cookies
However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, this online guide contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.
If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.
For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.
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.
First and third party cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that belong to wikiHow, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our Service. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for wikiHow, for example to help us understand how our service is being used. Third-party cookies may also be placed on your device by our business partners so that they can use them to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet.