In this section you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit the Policy Press website and how to reject or delete those cookies.1. How to control and delete cookies
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this in a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this website. It is not possible, for example, to complete transactions or sales without them, so you would not be able to purchase products.
External suppliers may also set cookies on our behalf, in order to deliver the services that they are providing.
2. List of the main cookies
This is a list of the main cookies that may be used on our website, and what each is used for.
|avt||Used to store a list of previously viewed titles during your session|
|eh1||Used to store previous searches to allow you to repeat these during your session|
|os9(www.policypress.co.uk)C||Contains a unique identifier used to identify you as a user between page loads during a session|
|os9(www.policypress.co.uk)M||Contains a unique identifier used to identify you as a user and check user session integrity between servers during a session.|
|oslastadd2b||Used to store a record of the last item added to the shopping cart during a session.|
|xg9(www.policypress.co.uk)C||Contains a unique identifier identifying an account session between page loads.|
|xg9(www.policypress.co.uk)M||Contains a unique identifier used to identify your account session and check user integrity between servers.|
|test(www.policypress.co.uk)C||Used to anonymously test session and account integrity|
|test(www.policypress.co.uk)M||Used to anonymously test session and account integrity|
|ASPSESSIONID||Active Server Page SessionID - contains a unique identifier that can be used to maintain user sessions across different page loads.|
3. Third Party Cookies set for UK users
The Policy Press uses suppliers who also set cookies on our website on their behalf, in order to deliver the services that they are providing. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the web site and compile reports for us on activity on the web site.
Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the web site you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
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4. Third Party Cookies set for users outside the UK
The Policy Press uses suppliers who set cookies on our sites on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing.
If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.
|Google Analytics||Please see above.|
5. Local Shared Objects (Flash Cookies)
The Policy Press may use the Adobe Flash Player to deliver video content services. To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects - or Flash Cookies as they are commonly known - are employed to provide features such as auto-resume and for saving your preferences. Flash Cookies are stored on a user's terminal much the same as cookies are, however it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way.
How to disable Flash Cookies:
The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies either for a specific domain like bbc.co.uk or for all websites - see http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for details. Please be aware that restricting the use of Flash Cookies may affect the features available to you for Flash based applications.
Please note that if you disable your Flash Cookies for the Policy Press website you will be unable to play content through our media players.
6. Cookies set by Third Party sites
We sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. The Policy Press does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
7. Social Networking Sharing Tools
We would like to draw your attention to the fact that The Policy Press' website now carries embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users of our site to easily share content with their friends through a number of popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. The Policy Press does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
Last updated: 1st June 2012