COOKIE POLICY
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Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. This policy describes our cookie policy, if you do not accept this policy please do not use this site.

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

We and our partners use cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience and to also track your online activity for the following purpose:

Private Eye uses cookies to improve your experience on our website. We track your browsing activity, patterns and preferences to enable us to provide you with the best user experience; for example, to customise our content (such as language) to your location.

In addition, we use cookies for analytical and statistical purposes as they assist Private Eye with understanding who is visiting the website, at what times and from which part of the world which in turn helps us improve our website for our users.

We use the following cookies:

Non-essential cookies, the following cookies are only stored on your device when consent is given:

  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

How can the cookie settings be changed?

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

We always want you to be in control of the information you share with us, and there are a number of ways that you can remove or block cookies at any time, including by following the help file directions in your internet browser.

If you wish to delete cookies you can do so through your browser, and further information on how to do this can be found here: http://www.aboutcookies.org/DEFAULT.ASPX?page=2.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _ga and _gid Used to distinguish users:
  • Determine which domain to measure.
  • Distinguish unique users.
  • Throttle the request rate.
  • Remember the number and time of previous visits.
  • Remember traffic source information.
  • Determine the start and end of a session.
Remember the value of visitor-level custom variables.
_ga cookies expire after two years and

_gid cookies expire after 24 hours.

Facebook Impressions Advertising purposes

If an ad is viewed it has a greater chance to drive value for an advertiser. That’s why Facebook uses viewed impressions to measure ad delivery across desktop and mobile.

Social Media trackers Facebook connect
Facebook social plugins
Twitter Button
Twitter Syndication
To provide users with a personalised experience

To ensure that Private Eye’s content on social media is easily accessible through the website

Social media tracking is an accurate and efficient method of measuring the performance of individual social media marketing initiatives.

Tracking allows Private Eye to quantify the success of each campaign and assists with determining which are the most important in driving leads. 

Please note that third parties (including for example advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

Please also note that Private Eye does not have any access to third party cookies and third parties do not have access to the cookies that Private Eye use on our website. Any third parties who use cookies on our site will and should have their own comprehensive cookie and privacy policies. Please refer to the relevant website of the specific third party or alternatively contact us about your query and we promise to do our best to assist.

We would like to reiterate that Private Eye is very serious about your privacy and we will not, under any circumstances, share or sell your data to anyone else. As mentioned before in this cookie policy, you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after two years.

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