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Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to “remember me” when logging in, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.
There are mainly four kinds of cookies:
The majority of browsers support them (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Netscape, Safari, etc.). However, users can set their browsers to decline cookies, or they can delete their cookies at will.
Generally, our cookies perform up to four different functions:
For the data collected and specific types of cookies we used, please refer to the Cookie Summary below.
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We also use or allow third parties to serve cookies that fall into the four categories above. For example we use third party analytics cookies to help us monitor our website traffic. We may also use third party cookies to help us with market research, revenue tracking, improving site functionality and monitoring compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy.
In particular, we and third parties, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together (i) to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website and (ii) to report how ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to our website.
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