Personal information and cookies:
The only personal information a cookie can contain is information that you supply yourself — a cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Your privacy and security are not compromised when you accept a cookie from the FreePHS website or FreePHS. You may set up your computer to reject cookies by following the relevant instructions in the “managing your cookies” section. If you switch off cookies, you may not be able to use parts of our website or app.
You can manage your cookies using your browser.
If you want to manage or disable cookies for the FreePHS website or any other site, you can do it by changing your browser settings. Look under the “Help” menu for specific instructions for your browser, or read on for details about the most common browsers:
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
- Choose the menu “Tools” then “Internet Options”
- Click on the “Privacy” tab
- elect the setting the appropriate setting
For Mozilla firefox:
- Choose the menu “Tools” then “Options”
- Click on the icon “Privacy”
- Find the menu “Cookie” and select the relevant options
You can also opt-out of a number of targeted advertising cookies by visiting these opt-out pages: National Advertising Initiative and Google. This opt-out won’t stop advertising companies from showing you banner ads, but it will prevent them from personalising their banner ads to you specifically.
Part of the service that we use to ‘remind you of FreePHS elsewhere’ (as described above) includes use of the Teracent cookie. If you wish to opt out of use of that particular cookie, please visit Teracent.
You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org