Cookie Policy


This Cookie Policy explains how Competition Info uses cookies we collect and how you can limit our use of that data.


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.
Like many websites, we use cookies and similar technologies to collect additional website usage data and to operate our services. Cookies are not required for many parts of our services such as searching for competitions. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, many browsers’ settings can be set to decline cookies or alert you when a website is attempting to place a cookie on your computer. However, some of our services may not function properly if you disable cookies. When your browser or device allows it, we use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our services, and to personalize and otherwise operate our services such as by providing account security and personalizing the content we show you.

How Competition Info Uses Cookies

Whenever you use our website information may be collected through the use of cookies and similar technologies.

By using Competition Info you agree to our use of cookies as described in this Policy.


When you use our website, the following type of cookies may be set on your device:

Analytics cookies
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.

'Visited' cookies
The 'Visited' cookies help us recoginse first time visitors

'Rememberme' cookies
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.

Internet Explorer

Firefox

Google Chrome

Opera

Safari

Safari iOS

Android

Blackberry

Windows Phone

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:
Google Analytics
Shareaholic
Quantcast
Heap Analytics
Add This

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.


Google Analytics

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout


Shareaholic

https://shareaholic.com/privacy/choices


Quantcast

https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/


Add This

http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out




Managing interest based advertising

To opt out of Interest-Based Advertising by follow the link below
http://optout.networkadvertising.org


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