1. What is a cookie?
Most web browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you can usually prevent accepting Cookies by changing your browser settings. Cookies help us give you a better website, by letting us monitor what’s working and what isn’t through site traffic analysis.
As well as setting some Cookies ourselves, known as “First Party Cookies”, we also work with some partners to help give you access to even more great features on the Websites. These partners set “third party Cookies” which enable their features to be provided on or through the Websites (such as advertising or videos).
2. Types and Purposes of Cookies
- Necessary Cookies:
Are essential in order to enable you to move around the Websites and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Websites. Without these Cookies, our Websites would not work properly and services you may have asked for, like shopping baskets or secure customer accounts, cannot be provided.
- Performance Cookies:
Collect information about how visitors use the Websites, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These Cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these Cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We use these Cookies to test different designs and features for our website and we also use them to help us monitor how our visitors reach our sites and how effective our advertising is.
- Functional Cookies:
Allow the Websites to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more Personal features. These Cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise.
- Targeting Cookies:
- Social networking Cookies:
These are usually set by the social networking provider and enable you to share content from the Websites with your friends through your favourite social networks.
Details of the Cookies we use and the link/instructions to opt-out are set out in the following table:
|(Count) / (Purposes) (from list above)||Name/Provider||Expiry Date||Opt Out Link/Instructions|
|(Depends on usage) / (1, 3)||Friends First, Liveperson||Various||Use Browser settings (see “How to manage & Disable Cookies” below)|
|(5) 1,2,4||Google, YouTube||Various (1-730 days)||https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|(2) 2||Hotjar||After Browser Session||https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out|
|(5) 1,2,3||Adobe||Various (1-1500 days)||https://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html
|(5) 4,5||Various||Use Browser settings (see “How to manage & Disable Cookies” below)|
|(1) 4||Yieldlab||1 year||http://www.yieldlab.com/elements/privacy/
|(1) 4||Doubleclick||Various||Use Browser settings (see “How to manage & Disable Cookies” below)|
|(6) 4,5||Various (1-365 days)||http://www.aboutads.info/choices/
|(4) 2||ClickDimensions||Various (1-730 days)||Use Browser settings (see “How to manage & Disable Cookies” below)|
3. How to manage and disable cookies?
By using the Websites, you agree that we can place these types of Cookies on your device.
If you do not want these Cookies on your device, you can change your Cookie settings at any time through your web browser settings. Here are the locations of the Cookie settings for all major web browsers:
- Internet Explorer – Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab.
- Mozilla Firefox – Tools > Options > Privacy menu.
- Safari Users – Edit > Preferences > Privacy menu.
- Chrome Users – Settings > Content Settings > Privacy > Cookies.
- Opera – Settings > Preferences > Advanced > Security and check “Ask websites not to track me
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