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Cookie policy

This cookie policy explains what cookies are, how Spotty Media Limited use cookies and similar technologies on our websites, and what you can do to manage how cookies are used.

By using this website, you consent to the use of the cookies as set out below.

We are committed to protecting the personal information we collect when you use our websites and other services. This cookie policy contains information on the following:

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier, that is sent to the browser on your computer or mobile device (both referred to here as a “device”) from a website’s server and is stored on your device’s hard drive. Each website or third party service provider used by the website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website or third party service provider to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites or other third party service providers. A cookie will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers.

What is a web beacon?

Web beacons, clear GIFs, page tags and web bugs are all terms used to describe a particular form of technology implemented by many websites in order to help them to analyse how their site is being used and, in turn, to improve your experience of their site. They may also be used to target any advertising being served on the web page you are viewing. A web beacon (or similar) usually takes the form of a small, transparent image, which is embedded in a web page or an email. They are used in conjunction with cookies and send information such as your IP address, the time you viewed the page or email, from what device, and your (broad) location. Unlike cookies, you cannot decline web beacons. However, setting your browser to decline cookies will stop web beacons from tracking your activity.

What is a browser?

A browser is an application that allows you to surf the internet. The most common browsers are Chrome, Safari and Firefox. Most browsers are secure and offer quick and easy ways to delete information like cookies. Please see the section below headed ‘Disabling cookies in your web browser’.

How we use cookies

Typically, we use cookies to deliver the following services throughout the pages of our websites:

To estimate our audience size and how they use the website and what visitors like and don’t like about our site so that we can maintain them and help improve the services that we provide through them.
To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
To speed up your searches.
To recognise you when you return to our site.
To deliver advertising and other marketing messages relevant to you, including online behavioural.
The information generated by cookies about your use of our sites (including your IP address) may be transmitted to and stored on servers within and outside the United Kingdom. The cookies may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on behalf of the organisation setting the cookie. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by us and our service providers in the manner and for the purposes set out above. If any information generated by cookies amounts to personal information it is processed in accordance with our privacy policy.

You may withdraw your consent and refuse to accept cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site. For more information, see the section called ‘Disabling cookies in your web browser’.

For more information about cookies please visit www.allaboutcookies.org and for more information about behavioural advertising in particular please visit www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/.

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