Penny Press Websites

Penny Press has created numerous websites, and this policy document applies to all of them.

Penny Press Privacy Policy

All Penny Press websites respect your privacy and will never communicate any personal information you give to Penny Press, such as your email address, to any other organisation.

We do not sell any information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

What are Cookies?

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. We use cookies to help identify your computer so we can tailor your user experience, track shopping basket contents (for sites with a shopping facility) and remember where you are in the order process.

You can prevent your browser storing cookies and disable any cookies already stored on your computer, as explained below. Note that this may prevent some parts of our websites from functioning properly.

How do Penny Press Websites use Cookies?

Our partners such as Google Analytics and StatCounter store cookies in your browser to collect information about your visit, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether you have been here before, and what site referred you here. Your browser will never share these so-called “first-party cookies” with any other website.

Some of our websites carry advertising and the advertising provider will create “online behavioural advertising cookies” to enable them to tailor advertising and make it more relevant to you.

Some of our websites have a shopping basket, and these sites will use cookies to:

  • Remember what is in your shopping basket
  • Remember where you are in the order process
  • Remember that you are logged in and that your session is secure.

Some of our websites allow you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook. You may already have cookies from these social networks, and the network providers may use these cookies to help show you a personalized experience of the Penny Press site. See your social network providers for more information on how they use cookies.

How to opt out of cookies

If you do not want to receive cookies, you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set. If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings.

The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

In addition, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on to prevent your data being sent to Google.

To install the add-on, visit this page:

http://support.google.com/analytics/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=181881

Google Adsense Advertising Cookie Opt-out Plugin

If you wish to permanently opt out of the DoubleClick cookie that Google uses, you can install the browser plugin found at the address below. It lets you keep your opt-out status for your browser even when you clear all cookies.

http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/html/intl/en/plugin/

StatCounter Opt-out

StatCounter is a web analytics service. Our websites use StatCounter to help us improve our sites by tracking visitor activity. If you wish to refuse StatCounter cookies, please visit the following page:

http://statcounter.com/about/set-refusal-cookie/


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