About CookiesThe ‘cookie law’ was passed by the European Union last year, but the UK government allowed an extra year’s grace before treating it as law here. That period of grace ceased at the end of May 2012. The new law affects millions of websites across the EU. To find out how it affects yours, read on.
What are Cookies?A cookie is a small text file that a website can store on your computer to help keep track of a variety of things, for example if you want to stay logged into a website, or your preferences within a website.
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