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 cookies on the BBC Web Wise website.
Cookies and the law
How to reject cookies from Shout
Browsers automatically accept cookies but you can set your browser to reject them. Please be aware that disabling cookies might interfere with the way Shout 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 we use:
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.