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1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small text file that is sent by a website to your computer or mobile device where it is stored by your web browser. A cookie contains limited non-personal data, usually a unique identifier and the name of the site. This enables a website to recognise you as you move around the site and/or each time you revisit. Cookies are used for a wide variety of purposes such as to keep you logged in or to remember what's in your basket if you're shopping online, to remember your preferences and settings, to analyse how the site is used by you, and to serve advertising to you.
Cookies may be served to you by the website you are visiting (a "first party cookie") or by another organisation providing services to that website, such as an analytics company or advertising network (a "third party cookie"). They will either be stored for the duration of your visit (a "session cookie") or they will remain on your device for a fixed period, which could be months or even years, to remember you across multiple browsing sessions (a "persistent cookie").
Strictly Necessary cookies
Strictly Necessary cookies "Strictly necessary" cookies can't be turned off. These cookies help in functioning our services.
To remember your preferences and settings and other functionality you have requested such as remembering your subscription details for Notification alerts, Newsletter so that you do not need to subscribe each time you visit.
Third Party cookies
The other services like ad networks, social media or any such external services are rendered through our properties are not managed by us and also the cookies can’t be turned off through us. Check out below in details:
Analytics and Performance Related Purposes:
To record what you like and don't like on the website and the popularity of various elements of the website so that we can ensure that it works properly at points of high usage. We also use analytical tools like Google analytics, OntheIo to gather information regarding users of our services on our behalf using cookies, log file data and code which is embedded on our website.
Advertising Purposes :
Some of our websites contain advertising and all advertising that is served on our websites will be clearly marked with the word "Advertisement". Cookies and tracking technologies may sometimes be used to deliver advertising and marketing messages relevant to you - a common practice across the internet and known as online behavioural advertising.
ANALYTICS ON OUR SERVICES :
On our websites we use Google Analytics, and other similar services, to collect statistical information about how our websites are used. They use information such as your IP address, browser type and unique identifiers stored in (first party) cookies on your device to record how you interact with our website. On some services we also use Google Demographics and Interests data gathered via the Google DoubleClick cookie. We only use this data in aggregate form and we do not merge it with any other data we hold, however it is important to note that these reports are derived from Google's (third party) DoubleClick cookie and device identifiers, which are also used for advertising.
These analytical services help us to know how many users we have, which parts of our sites are most popular, what browsers are used (so we can maximise compatibility), the country or region where our users are located, and the demographics and interests of our users. This enables us to better understand who is using our site and to ensure we are reaching our target demographic, and to improve and tailor our services accordingly.
ADVERTISING ON OUR SERVICES :
We may also allow advertisers to use their own marketing data to target advertising campaigns on this website and as a result you may see advertising based upon website content you have been viewing on another website. For example, a retailer might use information about the products you browsed on their website in order to tailor their advert to you on this website. This information is not shared with us and we do not share information with the advertiser about your browsing of our website.
What it's for
To collect information about which web pages visitors go to most often so we can improve the online experience.
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uses Comscore to Audience Measurement & Segmentation for advertising. We use this data for sales pitches and business development. The cookie creation policy for Comscore can be know by the following links.
uses Google Analytics to measure the traffic from different sources. It drops a cookie so that it can provide the analytical report required for us. This is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.
These independent measurement and research companies, based in the US, gather data regarding the visitors to sites on our behalf using cookies, log file data and code embedded in our sites. The uses this information to help improve the services it provides to its users.
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