How to Manage Cookies

 

Websites you visit can tell your browser to create a cookie to hold data about you, keeping track of your activity and preferences. The aim is to improve the website and perhaps speed up your experience by not needing to ask for the same information multiple times.

If you wish to delete cookies from your computer, please follow our guide on how to do this. We have listed the most popular browsers below.

Remember, if you disable cookies you may not be able to retrieve a quote, and your navigation of our site may be less enjoyable.

 

Google Chrome

Go to the “Menu” tab (three vertical dots) in the upper right-hand corner and click on “Settings”. This will open up a new tab for you. Scroll down to the bottom and you will find the “Advanced” option. If you click this, it will expand and reveal more options.

Go to “Privacy and Security” in the options, choose “Clear Browsing Data” and you can choose a selection of time, as well as your History, Cache and more.

Once you’ve made your choices, confirm your choices to delete. This can pause and take some time depending on data.

 

Internet Explorer

Select the gear icon in the top-right corner then choose “Safety”. This will open a sub-menu and select “Delete Browsing History”. This will pop out a box allowing you to delete your cookies, history, temporary internet files and more.

Once you’ve selected your choices, press “Delete”. Depending on how much data is being processed, this can pause and take some time.

 

Microsoft Edge

Select the three-lined icon in the top-right corner of the screen. Next, click on the clock-shaped History button.  You will now be able to view your browsing history. From here, click on “Clear History” followed by “Show more”.  You will now be able to delete and clear your browsing History, Cookies, Data, Temporary Internet Files, Cache, etc.

Choose what you want to delete and press clear.

 

Opera

It’s pretty simple on Opera.  Go to the “Settings” option on your toolbar, followed by Preferences > Advanced > Cookies.  After this choose “Delete new cookies when exiting Opera”.  Close and re-open Opera to remove the cookies.

 

Mozilla Firefox

Select the three-lined icon in the top-right corner and choose “Options”.  Select “Privacy & Security” then go to your History section and click show cookies.  You can either manage them individually or choose the option Remove All.

You can also click the three lined icon in the top-right corner and choose “History”, followed by “Clear Recent History”. You’ll be able to set a time range and select what types of data to delete.

 

Safari

Select “Preferences” from the Safari menu or hold down the command key and the comma key at the same time. Go to the privacy tab on the next menu that appears. Click the “remove all website data button” to remove everything, or press “Details” next to the “amount of stored cookies or other data”. This will allow you to choose the specific items you’d like to delete.

On iOS, if you go to your settings and select Safari, you’ll be able to see the option “Clear History and Website Data” this will delete your cookies for you.