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Most BBC websites do work without cookies, but you will lose some features and functionality if you choose to disable cookies. For example, you won’t be able to set the weather to your chosen city. You can find more examples of the BBC functionality and services which require cookies to be set in BBC & Cookies.
Adobe Flash Player Cookies
The Adobe Flash Player, used to provide services such as iPlayer or web-based games, is also capable of storing information on your device. However, these cookies cannot be controlled through your web browser. Some web browser manufacturers are developing solutions to allow you to control these through your browser, but at the present time, if you wish to restrict or block Flash Cookies, then you must do this on the Adobe website.
Please be aware that restricting the use of Flash Cookies may affect the features available to you, for example, the auto resume feature in BBC iPlayer.