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There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Controlling and removing cookies
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to restrict or block cookies in a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer, as well as more general information about cookies. If you would like to configure the cookie settings on your smartphone, please refer to the handset’s manual.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Royal Agricultural University website.