WHAT ARE ‘COOKIES'?
Cookies are small files, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device.
When you use our website, the following type of cookies may be set on your device:
Competition Info uses web analytics services to help us understand how people use our website. These web analytics services may be designed and operated by other companies on our behalf.
Cookies allow web analytics services to recognise your browser or device and, for example, identify whether you have visited our website before, what you have previously viewed or clicked on, and how you found us. The information is used for statistical purposes. It allows us to track information, such as how many individual users we have and how often they visit our website.
Web analytics data and cookies never contain personal information such as your name or email address.
'Got It' cookies
The 'Got It' cookies help us to display peristent privacy messages for users from the EU.
The 'Visited' cookies help us recoginse first time visitors
The 'Rememberme' cookies allow us to display personalised content for users who have registered and/or logged in
'opportunity theme' and 'theme' cookies
The 'opportunity theme' and 'theme' cookies help us to display personalised search results
HOW TO CONTROL YOUR COOKIES
There are various ways that you can control and manage your cookies which are discussed in a bit more detail below. Please remember that any settings you change will not just affect Competition Info cookies. These changes will apply to all websites that you visit (unless you choose to block cookies from particular sites).
Managing cookies in your browser
Most modern browsers will allow you to:
See what cookies you've got and delete them on an individual basis.
Block third party cookies.
Block cookies from particular sites.
Block all cookies from being set.
Delete all cookies when you close your browser.
You should be aware that any preferences will be lost if you delete cookies. Ironically, this includes where you have opted out from cookies, as this requires an opt-out cookie to be set. Also, if you block cookies completely many websites will not work properly and some functionality on these websites will not work at all.
The links below take you to the ‘Help' sections for each of the major browsers so that you can find out more about how to manage your cookies.
Managing analytics cookies
It is possible to opt out of having your anonymised browsing activity within websites recorded by analytics cookies. Competition Info uses the following analytics providers:
You can opt out of cookies from the following analytics providers by clicking the following links. Please note that this will take you to the relevant third party's website and generate a ‘no thanks' cookie, which will stop any further cookies being set by that third party.
Managing interest based advertising
To opt out of Interest-Based Advertising by follow the link below