Thursday, 19 January 2017

About cookies on any Newsquest Media Group Limited’s (Newsquest) website.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that (with your consent) we place on your computer.

Cookies allow us to identify you from other users of our website, to help us provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also to improve our website. We also use “analytical” cookies which allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how you and others move around our website when you are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You can manage or block the cookies set by Newsquest, or indeed any other website should you want to do so.  You can do this through your browser settings using the Help function within your browser.  Even if you have consented to cookies you can withdraw your initial consent in the same way at any time.

Otherwise you can visit www.aboutcookies.org for comprehensive information on how to manage or block cookies on a variety of browsers. If you want to manage or block cookies on the browser of your mobile phone you may need to refer to the manual of your handset.

Please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies may impact on the functionality of our website and you may not get the experience intended.

Newsquest uses a number of service providers who also set cookies on www.insurancetimes.co.uk on Newsquest’s behalf. If you would like more information about the cookies used by third parties, as well as information on how to opt-out, please go to section 3.

Further useful information to inform your choices is supplied by the Internet Advertising Bureau via their Your+ChoicesAd Choices programme.

List of the main cookies on www.insurancetimes.co.uk

This is a list of the main cookies set by www.insurancetimes.co.uk and what each is used for.  

Cookie namePurpose
  
ASP.Net_SessionIdUsed by the webserver to keep track of which pages have already been visited by a user.
PollingUsed to keep track of which polls have been filled in by the user.
ZoomUsed to keep track of accessibility options for the site (ie text size).
spamfilterUsed to prevent spam based on email addresses
CT_UseMobileSiteUsed to determine if the site is from a mobile
InsuranceTimesUsed to keep track of config details of the website
.ASPXAUTHUsed to keep track of if a user is logged into the site
ratingUsed to keep track of user ratings of articles

 

Third Party Cookies 

Newsquest uses a number of service providers who may set cookies on their respective websites.
We may also embed photos and video content from websites like YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from other websites like YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from that website.  You should check the relevant third party website for more information about those cookies. 
www.insurancetimes.co.uk has ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the website to share articles with their friends on websites like Facebook, Twitter and Google + social networks. These websites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. Newsquest does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
If you would like more information about the cookies used by third parties, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.

 


Omniture
Omniture provides anonymised statistical information to Newsquest. They process IP addresses and information so Newsquest knows, for example, how many page views it has, the number of users, what browsers users are using and in which country, city or region users are located.
How to reject or delete this cookie
http://www.omniture.com/en/privacy/visualsciences/policy
Google AnalyticsGoogle analytics provides anonymised statistical information to Newsquest. They process IP addresses and information so Newsquest knows, for example, how many page views it has, the number of users, what browsers users are using and in which country, city or region users are located.
How to reject or delete this cookie
http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Ad ServingThe advertisements seen on www.insurancetimes.co.uk are served by 247realmedia.com.
The cookies accompanying the ads allow them and their advertisers to monitor the effectiveness and delivery of the ads.
How to reject or delete these cookies
http://www.247realmedia.com/EN-US/privacy-policy.html
Ad Serving (targeted)
AudienceScience Inc.
This company uses cookies to discover general information about the pages on www.insurancetimes.co.uk that you visit and it also processes IP addresses to collect other non-personally identifiable information in order to place you in a “market segment”. It then places advertisements onto www.insurancetimes.co.uk which it believes people in your market segment will find relevant. 

How to reject or delete these cookies
http://audiencescience.com/privacy.asp