What are cookies?

A cookie is a piece of data that is placed on an internet user's computer memory. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes. The information the cookie contains is set by a website's server and it can be used when the user visits the website.

Cookies are not dangerous. They are not computer programs and cannot be used to circulate viruses. Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies as the default.

Ministry of Mines and Minerals development Website uses "cookies" to help enhance your experience on the site. Cookies themselves do not contain personal information about you. They simply operate as a unique identifier which helps Ministry of Mines and Minerals development to know what customers find interesting and useful on the website, almost like a continuing questionnaire. Ministry of Mines and Minerals development Website does not store any personal information inside cookies, although the cookie may identify the user's browser.

The use of cookies can enhance your experience on the Ministry of Mines and Minerals development Website site, by remembering information that you have previously given. They can make it easier for you to fill out forms and can ensure that information provided to you is most relevant to your interests.

By continuing to browse our site, you consent to our placing cookies on your computer (unless you have chosen to disable cookies via your browser - you can opt out of cookies via your browser’s privacy setting options – it will depend on the browser you’re using).