Cookies and Internal Networking

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website.

About MJB Cookies

Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, eg remembering your preferences, recording what you have put in your shopping basket, and counting the number of people looking at a website.

The rules on cookies are covered by the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations. The Regulations also cover similar technologies for storing information, eg Flash cookies. The Regulations were revised in 2011, and the ICO is responsible for enforcing these rules.

How do the cookie regulations affect me?

You may come across information about cookies on websites and be given choices about how some cookies are used. This might include, for example, being asked to agree to a cookie being used for a particular service, such as remembering your preferences on a site.

Organisations are responsible for providing clear information about the way they use cookies and ensuring that they give people using their website the right choices.

You can use your web browser to:


• delete all cookies
• block all cookies
• allow all cookies
• block third-party cookies
• clear all cookies when you close the browser
• open a 'private browsing' session
• install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality


Browser
Where to find information about controlling cookies
Internet Explorer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835

Chrome
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
Firefox
http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Clear%20Recent%20History
Safari
http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
Opera
http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

Editors Calls

Editor in Chief Dr. Mufeed J Ewadh
9647817272780
mewadh@yahoo.com

Computting Dr. Abud AlSamee AlTaee
cjm@medicaljb.com