Learn how to block cookies in your browser
Learn how to block cookies in popular browsers.
Like many websites, USA.gov uses cookie technology. A cookie is a small text file that this website places on your web browser. Our cookies gather anonymous summary demographic information and remember your browser when you visit our site again later.
USA.gov does not collect personal information when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information.
Block cookies in popular browsers
If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser's settings to prompt you before you accept cookies from the websites you visit.
You can also choose to set your browser to reject cookies from websites you visit. This may adversely affect the functionality of websites.
Find instructions for blocking cookies in popular browsers:
- Google Chrome (under "Change Your Cookie Settings")
- Microsoft Edge
- Safari iPhone
- Safari Mac
- Mozilla Firefox
- Samsung Internet
The Office of Management and Budget released guidance in 2010 on how federal agencies can use web measurement and customization technologies (PDF), such as cookies.
LAST UPDATED: December 1, 2023