Our Cookies and You
Hello! If you are reading this, then you care about privacy – and your privacy is very important to us. Cookies are an important part of almost all online companies these days, and this page describes what they are, how we use them, what data they collect, and most importantly, how you can change your browser settings to turn them off.
What is a Cookie?
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However if you do so in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.
Third Party Cookies in embedded content on Doodle Dozen® pages
Please note that during your visits to Doodle Dozen® websites you may notice some cookies that are not related to Doodle Dozen®.
We sometimes embed content from social media and other third party websites onto our own websites and may include Facebook. As a result, when you visit a page containing such content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites and these third party cookies may track your use of the Doodle Dozen® website. Doodle Dozen® does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party's website for more information.
Where Doodle Dozen® embeds content from social media and other third party websites, some websites may use Google Analytics to collect data about user behaviour for their own purposes. Doodle Dozen® does not control this. For more information, see the Google webpage “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps”.
Doodle Dozen® Sharing Tools
You may also see embedded ‘share’ buttons on Doodle Dozen® web pages; these enable users to easily share content with their friends through a number of popular social networks. When you click on one of these buttons, a cookie may be set by the service through which you have chosen to share content. Again, Doodle Dozen® does not control the dissemination of these cookies.
The Cookies We Use
The list below explains some of the cookies we use and why.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
If you disable the cookies that the Site uses, this may impact your experience while on the Site. You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer. Again, doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.If you disable the cookies that the Site uses, this may impact your experience while on the Site. You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer. Again, doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. All cookies will expire after 90 days.
We may use cookie data to show you relevant advertising on third party sites (e.g. Facebook). This could involve showing you an advertising message where we know you have previously visited a Doodle Dozen® website. If you don’t want to be shown targeted advertising messages from Doodle Dozen®, some third party sites allow you to request not to see messages from specific advertisers on that site in future. If you want to stop all personalised services from Doodle Dozen®, including targeted advertising messages on third party sites you can visit your browser’s settings and disable personalisation there.
Other information collected from web browsers
Your web browser may also provide Doodle Dozen® with information about your device, such as an IP/MAC address and details about the browser that you are using. We use information provided by your browser or by the link that you have clicked to understand the web-page that directed you to the Doodle Dozen® website and this may be captured by performance cookies.