What are cookies?
"Cookies" are small files sent to your computer, tablet or mobile phone browser when you enter a website. They're stored by your browser on the device and can be used for a variety of purposes:
- identifying your previous visits to a website,
- researching the most popular features of a website, or
- letting you move between pages without asking you to log in multiple times.
You can find out more about more about cookies on the BBC Web Wise website.
Cookies and the law
Google Analytics and cookies
In common with many other websites, Do-it uses both Google Analytics, owned by Google, Inc. to monitor how our visitors are using Do-it so that we can improve their experience. This is done through cookies and code which is embedded on our websites. If you wish to reject the cookies on our website, you will need to turn off cookies in your browser.
The following is what Google has to say about their service:
How to reject cookies from Do-it
Browsers automatically accept cookies but you can set your browser to reject them. Please be aware that disabling cookies can interfere with the way Do-it is able to provide services for you.
To find out how to reject cookies from your browser, select the link for the browser you're using:
Cookies on third party websites