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Cookies and Cookie Control

What is a Cookie

A Cookie is a small files containing anonymous text and numeric information about your browsing habits that is stored in your internet browser cache on your computer hard drive or mobile device. It is important to note that it is technically impossible for cookies to browse through or scan your computer, snoop on you or dig for private and personal information on your computer hard drive or device.

Cookie Control Widget

Upon your first visit to the website you will notice our cookie control widget appear at the top of your screen. The cookie control widget will request your consent to allow cookies to be placed on to your computers hard drive. Strictly Necessary, Functional, Performance, Targeting and Third Party cookies will be set by default as stated in our website terms of use. Should you wish to revoke your consent simply clear your browser cache before you return to the website.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential for you to move around the website and for some of our website services to function properly. Without these cookies secure features such as payment baskets would not work. Commonly known as session cookies these cookies do not collect information about you that could be used for advertising or marketing purposes and are nearly always deleted as soon as you close your browser.

Functional Cookies

These cookies remember information during your browsing session to store your browsing choices, preferences and personal settings. These could include remembering your location for weather or traffic reports, your website layout, font size and colour scheme preferences, provide other website enhancing features such as blogs and forums. Functional cookies are sometimes deleted as soon as you close your browser (session cookie) or may remain on your computer until they expire or you delete them from your browser cache (persistent cookie). Functional cookies do not collect information about you that could be used for advertising or marketing purposes.

Performance Cookies

Some of our advertisers use a third party to monitor the performance and effectiveness of their online advertising campaigns, when you click though to an advertisers website the third party will place a cookie on your computers hard drive. This cookie will not collect any information that could identify you but measures the effectiveness of our advertising for that particular advertiser. This website also uses third party services to learn about the pages you visit and how you use our website, this helps us to make improvements, find errors and enhance your experience of using the website.

Please note: Accepting strictly necessary, functional and performance cookies is a condition of using this website, if you choose to block these cookies you are effectively not accepting our terms of use and you may find that the website functions incorrectly.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies are placed on your computers hard drive by advertising networks and agencies to provide targeted advertising relevant to your internet browsing habits and interest on this and other websites. Your information with details of other websites you have visited may be shared with other advertising providers and agencies.

Third Party Cookies

These cookies are placed on your computers hard drive by third parties who provide embedded content such as Google maps, social networks and social sharing services when you use 'Like' and 'Share' buttons on the website, the cookie recognises that you have visited our website.

Please note: If you choose to block targeting and third party cookies you may find that some of our website services may not function correctly or become unavailable.

Cookies Currently In Use

Cookie Category Cookie Name Purpose
Strictly Necessary allowcookies This cookie is set when you give your consent via our cookie control widget. It tells the website that it's ok to set targeting and third party cookies.
Functional template This cookie records your viewing preferences and is set when you change the template to mobile, tablet or normal view.
iecompatibility This cookie records that you have closed the Internet Explorer® browser compatibility notice bar that may appear if you are using a much older version of Internet Explorer®.
allowadult This cookie records that you verified to being of legal age and that you gave consent to turn on and view adult images and content within our adult entertainment products area.
Performance
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Google Analytics.
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
View Google's privacy policy
  awin1 Affiliate Window.
This cookie records the effectiveness of our advertisers advertising campaigns.
View Affiliate Window's privacy policy
  affiliatefuture.co.uk Affiliate Future.
This cookie records the effectiveness of our advertisers advertising campaigns.
View Affiliate Future's privacy policy
  webgains.com Webgains.
This cookie records the effectiveness of our advertisers advertising campaigns.
View Webgains's privacy policy
  tradedoubler Tradedoubler.
This cookie records the effectiveness of our advertisers advertising campaigns.
View Tradedoubler's privacy policy
  paidonresults.net Paidonresults.
This cookie records the effectiveness of our advertisers advertising campaigns.
View Paidonresults's privacy policy
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ShareThis provides our social share utility and provides us with data about how many users are sharing our content with social networks such as Facebook and allows the social sharing functionality to work. ShareThis may also collect trend data for the purpose of providing interest-based social advertising. You can opt out via the link below.
View ShareThis's privacy policy

Controlling Cookies

We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you, however if you wish to prevent or block our strictly necessary, functional and performance cookies you can do this through your browser settings. Please be aware that if you choose to prevent cookies from this website via your browser you are effectively not accepting our terms of use and our privacy policy. You should not continue to use our website or any of our website services if you do not accept our terms of use and privacy policy.

Further Information

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.