What is a Cookie?
These statistics are collected via Google Analytics which places several first-party cookies. Because these cookies are first-party, it means the information is not shared with any other websites and cannot be used to track users' internet activities in any way.
Controlling, Removing and Opting Out of Cookies
If you are unsure of how to access these options, In order to find these options, please use the help facility provided by your browser or refer to the guides on AboutCookies.org:
Opting Out of Google Analytics
Google acknowledge that not all users will want to be included in the statistics gathered by Google Analytics despite the fact all data is anonymous and not personally-identifying. With that in mind, they provide a free browser add-in to allow users the ability to easily opt out of Google analytics on any websites that use it.
To install this browser plugin, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and click the blue button.
More details about cookies and how websites may use them can be found at http://www.aboutcookies.org/.