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Cookie Policy - www.ondemandnews.co.uk

This document explains how Cookies are used on our website, found at www.ondemandnews.co.uk, you can access this Website from a variety of devices and applications including (but not necessarily limited to) a computer, your mobile phone browser, mobile phone applications and tablets.

Does this site use Cookies?

Yes, our website uses Cookies, like most of the websites that are found on the internet today.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser. Cookies perform many different functions such as storing analytical information which allows us to see which pages are viewed the most, or Cookies that will make the video player work at the optimum quality for your connection. There are also Cookies from 3rd Party suppliers that we work with such as advertising companies (for example). They use Cookies to understand what advertising you have seen or might like to see based on websites that you have visited, amongst other things, at the end of this document we include links to these 3rd parties, and their respective policies where available.

Do Cookies store any data?

Yes, Cookies store data. The data is set by the website you are viewing (or its partners) so they won’t contain information about you, your machine, your bank details or anything sensitive to you unless you’ve given the website that you are viewing that information initially. Even then, sensitive information is rarely stored in cookies as they’re only designed to help you navigate and use a website and for the website’s owners and partners to provide their services. Cookies are not a place to store sensitive details, we take care to store only what is essential in cookies and (if sensitive) do that securely using modern encryption techniques.

Our use of cookies

When you visit our website, we may collect information automatically, using cookies.
The cookies allow us and our partners (such as advertisers or video hosts) to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit(s).
The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website, any preferences you’ve asked us to remember and your location.
You can however, choose not to accept these cookies by altering your browser’s settings, instructions for many popular browsers are included below.
PLEASE NOTE: If you choose not to accept Cookies, it is likely that our website will not function properly and you may be unable to view content in the manner that it was intended.
If you wish to change the cookie settings for your browser at anytime, you can do so by following these publicly accessible links from popular browser manufacturers:

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Overview of the types of cookie that may be used on this Website

1. Ad management cookies

Advertisements on this Website are provided by 3rd party organisations. Our advertising partners will serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you, based on information about your visit to the Website and other websites. In order to do this, our advertising partner may need to place a cookie on your computer.

Some of our advertisers publish their own Privacy and Cookie Policies, where available these are included below. We check these links periodically to make sure that they are up to date, but please let us know if any of them no longer function:

• Rightster.com: Advertising and Video Syndication - http://corp.rightster.com/privacy-policy/

• Yume: Advertising - http://www.yume.com/content/privacy-policy-opt-out

2. Analytics cookies

These monitor how visitors move around the Website and how they reached it. This is used so that we can see total (not individual) figures on which types of content users enjoy most, for instance.

You can opt out of these individually if you wish:

• Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

3. Personalisation cookies

These are used to recognise repeat visitors to the Website and in conjunction with other information we hold to attempt to record specific browsing information (that is, about the way you arrive at the Website, pages you view, options you select, information you enter and the path you take through the Website). These are used to recommend content we think you'll be interested in based on what you've looked at before.

These cookies cannot be turned off individually but you could change your browser setting to refuse all cookies ( see above) if you do not wish to accept them.

4. Third-party service cookies

Social sharing, video and other services we offer are run by other companies. These companies may drop cookies on your computer when you use them on our Website or if you are already logged in to them.

Here is a list of places where you can find out more about specific services that we may use and their use of cookies:

• Facebook’s data use policy: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other

• AddThis (the service that runs some of our social sharing buttons): http://www.addthis.com/privacy#.T6j--usS0bw

• Twitter’s privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy

• YouTube video player cookie policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/faq/#toc-cookies (Google’s standard terms).

5. Website management cookies

These are used to maintain your identity or session on the Website. For instance, where our websites run on more than one server, we use a cookie to ensure that you are sent information by one specific server (otherwise you may log in or out unexpectedly). We may use similar cookies when you vote in opinion polls to ensure that you can only vote once, and to ensure that you can use our commenting functionality when not logged in (to ensure you don’t see comments you’ve reported as abusive, for instance, or don’t vote comments up/down more than once).

These cookies cannot be turned off individually but you could change your browser setting to refuse all cookies ( see above) if you do not wish to accept them.