If you have been using the internet, you will have cookies. Most
cookies are harmless unless you are a security freak, but more and
more cookies are being used to track your activity and internet preferences
in order to send you unsolicited advertisements. In themselves they
might just be helpful in putting you in touch with a company which
can service your interests. But for most people the resultant popup
ads and spam mail is just a huge annoyance.
One of the most effective cookie controls lies within Outlook
Just Click on Tools, then Options, and then Privacy, and you will
be able to select the level of cookie acceptance require. You can
How do you now what cookies you have?
How do you know whether the cookie is safe or potentially troublesome?
Should you Block or accept it?
How do you remove undesirable cookies?
Cookie Management Software
Ideally you need a cookie management software which has a continuously
up to date knowledge base of Cookies to assist decisions
A simple cookie management system such as Cookie Wall v1.01 will
give you control of which cookies you want to accept either temporarily
If you are using an effective spyware blocker such as Spyware Nuker
or NoAdware, they will do this for you, because they keep up to date
blacklists and white lists, and will provide continual monitoring
for spyware and adware cookies
For a free no obligation scan chose your option
Ad Cookie Opt Out
The following very common cookies provide privacy policies and an
opportunity to opt out
These do not remove cookies but provide you with a cookie which
does not report on your activity. The reason for this is that some
websites require cookie acceptance before they will load the page.
Providing a blank cookie is their way of getting round the problem.
These sites should also enable you to confirm that any personal data
already registered through their cookies will not be used for future
More information can be found at the Network Advertising Initiative