◦ The Company may collect information automatically when you visit the Site, using Cookies. The Cookies allows the Company to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit. The User can choose not to allow Cookies. However, we can’t guarantee that your experience with the Site will be as good as if you do allow Cookies. The information collected by Cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Site and your location. Most internet browsers accept Cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase Cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer.
◦ The following types of Cookie are used on the Site:
◦ Personalisation Cookies
These Cookies are used to recognise repeat visitors to the Site and in conjunction with other information we hold to attempt to record specific browsing information (that is, about the way you arrive at the Site, pages you view, options you select, information you enter and the path you take through the Site). These are used to recommend content we think you’ll be interested in based on what you’ve looked at before.
◦ Analytics Cookies
These monitor how visitors move around the Site and how they reached it. This is used so that we can see total (not individual) figures on which types of content users enjoy most, for instance.
◦ Third-party service Cookies
These are Cookies relating to social sharing, video and other services the Site offers which are run by other companies. These companies may drop Cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them.
Our own ad serving and management Cookies
The Company may sell space on the Site to advertisers – they pay for the content you enjoy for free. As part of this, the Company uses several services to help us and advertisers understand what adverts you might be interested in. These Cookies hold information about the computer – they don’t hold personal information about you (i.e. it’s not linked to you as an individual) but they might hold a record of what other websites you’ve looked at.
Site management Cookies
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