What Are Cookies
For more general information on cookies, see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
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We hope that has clarified things for you. As previously mentioned, if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in your browser in case they interact with one of the features you use on our site.