This Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how they are used on the Website and how to manage their use.
What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small text files containing small amounts of information which are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies are used on the Website for several reasons. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Cookies are generally used to improve and enhance the user experience. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the Website to operate.
- to allow users to log on to their pressenter.group account;
- to allow users to choose log-in preferences;
- to monitor and collect information about transactions placed on the Website; and
- for fraud prevention purposes and generally to safeguard privacy.
- Session Management
- Functionality Cookies
- Fraud Prevention
- Analytical Cookies
- Tracking and Marketing Cookies
Session Management – these cookies are essential to enable use of the Website, they manage session information and enable users to navigate through the Website.
Functionality – these cookies store information which enables us to remember user preferences e.g. preferred language, sort types, media settings. They are also used to improve users’ experience by, for example, stopping users from being shown the same message twice.
Fraud Prevention – these cookies store information which helps us stop fraudulent use of the Website.
Tracking and Marketing – these cookies enable us to store information about how users landed on the Website. We need to record this so that we can appropriately pay our Affiliates. We use this information to measure the effectiveness of our marketing and to improve the overall relevance of the advertising we buy including, where possible, to make advertising more relevant to you. Without these cookies, you will be able to use and enjoy all the features of our Website but the ads you see will not be tailored to your preferences.
Analysis – these cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of users and to see how users move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily and to deliver adverts and information which are more relevant to each user and their interests and to monitor the effectiveness of such adverts and information.
Pressenter.group might, from time to time, use carefully selected third party tracking and/or analytical cookies to assist in improving the Website and pressenter.group services for users.
Where links are provided on the Website to third party websites it is important to remember that those websites will have their own cookies and privacy policies which will govern any information you may submit. If you decide to use any linked third party websites please read their cookies and privacy policies before doing so.
If you want to delete any cookies already stored on your computer or stop the cookies that keep track of your browsing patterns on the Website, you can do so by deleting your existing cookies and/or altering your browser’s privacy settings (the process you follow will differ from browser to browser). If you would like more information on how to disable cookies or change your privacy settings, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Your browser’s ‘help’ function should also tell you how to do this.
Please note that deleting our cookies or disabling our future cookies means that you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the Website. For example, if your browser is set to disable ‘session’ cookies, you won’t be able to log on to your pressenter.group account.
Details of how pressenter.group protects your privacy are set out in our Terms and Conditions.
Turning off cookies via your web browser
Most web browsers will provide you with some general information about cookies, enable you to see what cookies are stored on your device, allow you to delete them all or on an individual basis, and enable you to block or allow cookies for all websites or individually selected websites. You can also normally turn off third party cookies separately. Please note that the settings offered by a browser or device often only apply to that particular browser or device.
Information about cookies is usually found in the Help section of the web browser.