A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
We use two types of cookies on our website:
These are temporary cookies, which only exist in the period you access the website (or more strictly, until you close the browser after accessing the website). Session cookies help our website remember what you chose on the previous page, therefore avoiding having to re-enter information. On our website, these cookies do not contain personal information, and cannot be used to identify you.
These are cookies remain on your device after you have visited our website. These cookies help us to identify you as a unique visitor (by storing a randomly generated number).
To tailor our website so that it meets your specific needs, we use different technologies, including cookies, which allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website.
In summary, by using cookies we are able to improve your experience when you browse our website and enable us to continually improve our site and our services for you. Our cookies have been set in our browser and we will assume you are ok with them via your continuous use of our website. You can disable certain cookies as set out below. If you disable these cookies we cannot guarantee how the site will perform for you.
MANAGING YOUR COOKIES
Enabling cookies will ensure you receive the optimum user experience from our website.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can deactivate this function at any time and set your browser to notify you whenever a cookie is sent. You can use your browser settings to block all or some cookies. Please note that if you do block all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Amending your cookie settings is different in different browsers, for ease, we've included instructions on amending your settings in the most popular browsers below:
OPT-OUT FROM GOOGLE'S DOUBLECLICK
Anyone who prefers not use Google's DoubleClick cookie can opt out. This opt-out will be specific only to the browser that you are using when you click the "Opt out" button.
OPT-OUT YAHOO! SEARCH MARKETING
If you choose, you may opt-out from Yahoo! Search Marketing using information collected with web beacons and cookies outside of the Yahoo! network of web sites. Cookies will need to be enabled for the opt-out to function.
Note: This opt-out applies to a specific browser rather than a specific user. Therefore you will need to opt-out separately from each computer or browser that you use. Additionally, the opt-out only applies to cookies used by perf.overture.com and not all cookies set by overture.com.
How to check cookies are enabled on windows platforms
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8 & 9
1. Select 'Tools' from the top menu of your browser and then select 'Internet options', then click on the 'Privacy' tab 2. Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser 3. Settings above Medium will disable cookies
1. Select 'Tools' from the top menu of your browser and then select 'Options' 2. Then select the Privacy icon 3. Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'
1. Select 'Tools' from the top menu of your browser and then select 'Options' 2. Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button 3. Now select 'Allow local data to be set'
1. Select the cog icon' from the top menu of your browser and then select 'Preferences' 2. Select 'Security and, check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies' 3. Click 'Save' How to check cookies are enabled for apple platforms Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX 1. Select 'Explorer' from the top menu of your browser and select 'Preferences' options 2 Scroll to the 'Cookies' option under Receiving Files 2. Select the 'Never Ask' option
Safari on OSX
1. Select 'Safari' from the top menu of your browser and select the 'Preferences' option 2. Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies' 3. Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'