What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages, which help us to understand how our website is used and remember you when you return to our site.
We use four categories of cookie on our website, which are explained below:
Strictly necessary cookies are required for the operation of our website.
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.
Without these cookies, certain areas would not work. If you choose to disable or remove these cookies, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use our website.
These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and the information that you provide (such as your name, contact details, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.
The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they do not allow us to track your browsing activity on other websites.
Targeting Cookies record your visit to our website, including the web pages you have visited and the links you have followed.
You can control whether or not Targeting Cookies are used, however, if you block them, we may not be able to offer you certain functionality.
Our use of Targeting Cookies includes:
- ● delivering content and marketing communications tailored to you based on information from your visit to our website
- ● providing advertising agencies with information about your visit so that they can show you our relevant adverts online; and
- ● providing social networks, such as Twitter or Facebook, with information about your visit to our website.
These cookies collect information about how you use our website, for example which pages you visit most often and whether any pages error.
These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. All of the data that these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how our website works.
We partner with News Corp UK & Ireland Limited who may place cookies in your browser for the purposes of Performance and Targeting. Performance cookies allow our partners to count visits and traffic sources helping them to see how visitors move between our site and theirs. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. Targeting cookies may be set through our site for advertising purposes. They may be used by our partners to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. To learn more please visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com
How can you manage your cookies?
You can manage your cookies by using your browser's privacy settings. The process is different for different internet browsers and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have a helpful guide which can be found here.
Additionally, the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) have produced a helpful tool for opting in or out of targeting cookies without changing your browser privacy settings. This tool can be found here.