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What are the advantages of cookies?
A cookie contains information linked from a web browser ( the user ) to a specific web server ( the website ). If a web browser accesses that web server again, the web server can read from and react to that information. Cookies ensure a user-friendly experience and support safety efforts for many online offers and services, e.g. language preferences, privacy settings, shopping baskets of online shops or relevant adverts.
What information are stored in cookies?
Cookies store data in a small text file that allow a website to recognize a browser. The web server will recognise the web browser until a cookie expires or is deleted Cookies store useful information that improve the internet experience, e.g. store language settings in order for a user to see the website in his / her language; allow a user to remain logged-in his webmail; secure online banking; ‘remember’ the items in a shopping basket.
 
Cookies In Use on This Site

The cookies we use on this website are broadly grouped into the following categories:

Essential : Some of the cookies on our website are essential for us to be able to provide you with a service you have requested. An example of this would be a cookie used to enable you to log into your account on the website or which allows communication between your browser and the website. Our cookie preference cookie described in the section “How can I reject or opt out of receiving cookies ? ” is also an essential cookie. You may not be able to use our website without these cookies

Analytics : We use analytics cookies to helps us understand how users engage with our website. An example is counting the number of different people coming to our website or using a particular feature, rather than the total number of times the site or feature is used. Without this cookie, if you visited the website once each week for three weeks we would count you as three separate users. We would find it difficult to analyse how well our website was performing and improve it without these cookies.

Social Sharing : We use cookies to allow you to share content directly on the social networking/sharing sites like Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Examples would be if you wanted to “like” or “tweet” about a business or product advertised on our website.

Cookies and how they Benefit You Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
    We do not use cookies to:
    • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
    • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
    • Pass data to advertising networks
    • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
    • Pay sales commissions
Third party cookies:

Some of the cookies described in the “ What Cookies are used on this Website ” section above are stored on your machine by third parties when you use our website. We have no control over these cookies or how the third parties use them. They are used to allow that third party to provide a service to us, for example analytics. For more information on these cookies and how to disable them, please see: the third party’s individual privacy policy listed below

Third Party Type of cookies
Google AnalyticsGoogle provides anonymised data about the visits made to our website. Social SharingGoogle also store cookies which allow the "Google +" social sharing functionality.
Facebook Social SharingFacebook store cookies which allow the Facebook “Like” social sharing functionality but only if you click on the Facebook “Like” button on our website or log in to Yell using your Facebook account
Twitter Social SharingTwitter also store cookies which allow their social sharing functionality including the “Tweet” function and to generate usage information during your visit to our website.
How can I reject or opt out of receiving cookies?
Please note that we can’t control third party cookies stored on your machine from our website and where this is the case you will need to visit the relevant third party’s website directly to manage cookies stored on your machine by them. Please see our "Third Party Cookies" section below. If you want to reject cookies we use from this website you will need to : delete the cookies from your browser. Most browsers also allow you to prevent all or some cookies being stored on your machine in the future. For more information on how to delete or disable cookies from your browser please use the “ help ” function within your browser or alternatively visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
What is the lifespan of a cookie?
Cookies are managed by web servers. The lifespan of a cookie can vary significantly, depending on its purpose. Some cookies are used only during an online session (‘session cookies’) and are not retained once you leave a website, and some cookies are retained and used each time you visit a website (‘permanent cookies‘). However, cookies can be deleted by a user at any given time through the browser settings. What kinds of cookies exist ? There are two types of cookies: ’session cookies‘, which are automatically deleted after each session and ‘permanent cookies‘, which have a longer life-span. Both kinds of cookies can be deleted at any given time by the user.
Can I control cookies ?
Yes, browsers offer cookie management setting tools (please see some help below). Browser settings can be set to require the user’s confirmation for each cookie that might be stored on his / her PC. You can also set the browser to accept cookies only from specific web sites (e.g. your favourite news site). Browsers can also enable users to delete specific cookies. It is even possible to set a browser to reject all cookies. Note that choosing to disable all cookies could significantly affect your web browsing experience because many Internet services rely on cookies. Here is some key information to deal with your browser’s cookies management setting tools: Google Chrome 5.0.375.53 betaOpen your browser. Click on the icon representing “Tools” at the right of the window and choose Options. Click the “Under the Hood” tab and Click Content Settings in the Privacy section. Choose your preferred settings in the Cookies tab. Internet Explorer version 8 Open your browser. Click on Tools at the right of the window and choose Internet Options. Click on the Privacy tab. You can choose between different levels of automatic cookies management or choose to do it manually by clicking on Advanced. Mozilla Firefox 3.6 Open your browser. Click on Tools and choose Options. Click on the Privacy tab. In the History section you can choose between different scenarios (Remember history/ Never remember history /Use custom settings for history) and define exceptions. Opera 10.53 Open your browser. Go to the main menu and click on Settings. Choose Preferences and click on the Advanced tab. Choose the Cookies tab and define your preferred settings. Safari 4 Open your browser. Click on the menu icon on the far right. Choose Preferences and click on the Security tab. Define your preferred settings. For more information on how to delete or disable cookies from your browser please use the “ help ” function within your browser or alternatively visit www.allaboutcookies.org. or http://www.aboutcookies.org/