WHAT IS A COOKIE
A cookie, also known as a browser cookie, is a text file containing small amounts of information which a server may download to your computer, mobile or tablet when you visit a website or use an app.
There are different types of cookies which are used to do different things, such as letting you navigate between different pages on a website efficiently, remembering preferences you have given and helping us to identify ways to improve your overall site experience. Others are used to provide you with advertising which is more tailored to your interests or to measure the number of site visits and the most popular pages users visit.
Cookies are small text files containing a unique identifier, which are stored on your computer or mobile device so that your device can be recognised when you are using a particular website or mobile app. They can be used only for the duration of your visit or they can be used to measure how you interact with services and content over time. Cookies help to provide important features and functionality on our websites and mobile apps, and to improve your customer experience.
When you consent to Cookies on our services, these may be used to do the following:
Improve the way our websites and mobile apps work
Cookies allow us to improve the way our websites and mobile apps work so that we can personalise your experience and allow you to use many of their useful features.
Improve the performance of our websites and mobile apps
Cookies can help us to understand how our websites and mobile apps are being used, for example, by telling us if you get an error messages as you browse.
These Cookies collect data that is mostly aggregated and anonymous.
Deliver relevant online advertising, including via social media
These Cookies may collect information about your online behaviour, such as your IP address, the website you arrived from and information about your class preferences or devices. This means that you may see our adverts on our websites and on other organisations’ websites. You may also see adverts for other organisations on our websites.
To help us to deliver online advertising that is relevant to you, we may also combine data we collect through Cookies in the browser of your desktop computer or other devices with other data that we have collected.
Measuring the effectiveness of our marketing communications, including online advertising
Cookies can tell us if you have seen a specific advert, and how long it has been since you have seen it. This information allows us to measure the effectiveness of our online advertising campaigns and control the number of times you are shown an advert.
HOW DO I STOP COOKIES BEING SENT OR STORED ON MY DEVICE?
Consenting to cookie usage
By entering our website, cookies will automatically be sent and stored on your computer or machine. Your use of the website constitutes your consent to this website setting cookies on your device.
Opting out of cookie usage
If you do not want the website to set cookies on your device then you should either not use the site, [or you should delete REVOOLA cookies having visited the site], [or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” in Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari)].
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.
A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at www.youronlinechoices.eu. The guide contains an explanation of the IAB’s self-regulatory scheme to allow you greater control of the advertising you see.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. To opt out of being tracked by Microsoft visit http://privacy.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.mspx. To opt out of being tracked by yahoo.com visit http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/uk/yahoo/