Cookies are information packets sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.
The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
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.
Cookies on our website
NFWS uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:
When using the email system, a cookie is set to prevent spammers sending unwanted emails (cookie is deleted when email is sent)
Sessions are used to identify registered members on the system for email purposes only.
Registered members have a cookie set when they log into the members section of the site. The sole purpose of this is so the sytem recognises the user when they return to the site and saves them having to log in again.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector.
In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy"
Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of this and other websites.