Help Topic: Browser cookies

Cookies are pieces of information generated by a web server and stored in the user's computer. They are embedded in the HTML information flowing backwards and forwards between the user's computer and the server.

Cambridge Journals Online uses cookies to provide a personalised service for our users and to help with the secure processing of online sales and data capture. They will also do things like remember your username and password so that you don't have to re-type them each time you visit the site.

WARNING: When you register with Cambridge Journals Online you will be asked if you if you would like to accept a cookie that will remember your username and password. You should not accept it if you are using a shared computer (in a library, for example) as it will allow other users to access and change your personal and account details.

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