What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers.
What do cookies do?
- Preferences: Cookies can help you fill out forms more easily, e.g., RFI forms. Loss of the information stored in a preference cookie may make the website experience less functional, but should not prevent it from working.
- Session State: We collect information about how our visitors use and interact with the website. This may include the pages that visitors access most often and when and where visitors get error messages. We use these “session state cookies” to help us improve our website and the services we offer. Blocking or deleting these cookies will not prevent the website from working.
What third-party cookies does the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation use?
What should you do if you don’t want cookies to be set?
Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their computer or mobile device to be intrusive, particularly when this information is stored and used by a third party without their knowledge. Although cookies are generally quite harmless, you may choose to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you should be aware that you might lose some functions of the website. If you want to restrict or block the cookies that are set by our website, or any other site, you can do so through your browser setting. The ‘Help’ function in your browser should explain how. Alternatively, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org , which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will find general information about cookies and details on how to delete cookies from your machine. To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our Site, please refer to their websites for further information.