Cookies

Cookie information and policy


The Isle of Wight County Press online website uses cookie technology, but all cookies are anonymous and no personal information about the user is captured.

This website uses performance and function first-party cookies, issued through our domain iwcp.co.uk and third-party and targeting cookies. Scroll down for more information on the cookies we use.

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded on to your device when you visit a website. Cookies allow websites to recognise your computer or web browser.


Turning off and deleting cookies


If you wish to block the cookies set by our website you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how to do this. Alternatively follow the links below for your browser.

Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835

Google Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647

Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies?s=cookies&r=3&e=es&as=s

Safari: Click help in the menu and search for Cookies, click on Remove cookies from your computer

More information on cookies can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/


Cookies we use


This website uses first-party performance and function cookies and third-party and targeting cookies.

Our performance cookies are used to improve how our website works by allowing us to see how visitors use the site via Google Analytics.

We also use performance cookies to record the number of times an advert is viewed and clicked via dfp by Google.

The function cookies on our website are used for the comments log in, only if the user asks to remain logged in. We also have a cookie which remebers if you have agreed to our cookies policy and blocks the cookie consent pop-up from showing again.

Our motors mobile website uses a function cookie if you use the 'Parked' feature to save a vehicle's details.

Targeting cookies in our advertising are used to make some of our advertising relevant to you and your interests.

Restricting or blocking cookies on this website may impact on the functionality of the site and you may not get the experience intended.

FIRST PARTY PERSISTENT COOKIES

atuvc - function cookie, used by AddThis social sharing widget to store an updated page share count.

atuvs - function cookie, used by AddThis social sharing widget.

utma - performance cookie, used by Google analytics set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance, used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics.

utmb -  performance cookie set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance, determines new sessions and visits.

utmt -  performance cookie, used to throttle the request rate for the service - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.

utmz -  performance cookie set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance, identifies the source of traffic to the site.

ga –  performance cookie, used by Google Universal Analytics to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.

gat – performance cookie, used by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.

iwcpcc – function cookie used to remember that you have agreed to our cookie policy and continued to browse after viewing our cookie policy pop up notice.

Saved – function cookie used in the 'Parked' section on the motors mobile website. Used to retain information when a user 'Parks' (saves) a vehicle. 

classified_session cookie - function cookie used in marketplace to keep track of data submitted during the registration progress and of the logged in user's data, to keep them logged in, keeping track of progress made when placing a listing or other similar activities. The cookie also provides 'real time' general statistics and a list of users logged in for the admin.

FIRST PARTY SESSION COOKIES

utmc - performance cookie set by Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance, enables interoperability with the older version of Google Analytics code.

ASP.NET_SessionId – session cookie used to remember your story comment log in for the duration of your visit. The cookie will be removed from your device when you close down your internet browser or navigate away from the site.

THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING/TARGETING COOKIES

gads – The DFP Small Business cookie is a technical requirement for the frequency capping feature that shows you what adverts each user has viewed, where the adverts were located on your site and limits the number of times a user sees a particular advert.

ruid, rdk15, ses15, rsid, csi15, rdk, rpb, put_2147  – used by rubiconproject.com to run and target advertising tailored to your interests.

d – used by quantserve.com for advertising.

twitter_sess, auth_token, guest_id, pid, remember_checked, remember_checked_on, Secure_session, twll  – used by Twitter within feeds and referrals.

drt_, id – used by Google doubleclick.net as part of Google dfp for Small Business to deliver adverts

APISID, NID – used by google.com for advertising.

HSID – used by Google in combination with SID to verify Google user account and most recent login time.

PREF – used by google.com to store user preference and can be used to personalise ads on google searches.

SID – used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.

bt2, vc, xtc, um, di2  – used by addthis.com for sharing stories on social media.

dt – used by addthis.com for sharing stories on social media, it is used to manage expiration of other AddThis cookies.

loc – used by addthis.com for sharing stories on social media , it is used to store the visitor's geolocation to record the location of the sharer.

uid – used by addthis.com for sharing stories on social media , it stores a unique user ID.

uvc – used by addthis.com for sharing stories on social media, it tracks how often a user interacts with AddThis.

lang – in most cases this cookie ie used to store language preferences.

metrics_token – used by syndication.twitter.com.

cc_aud, cc_cc, cc_dc, cc_id  – this is used by Lotame to collect first-party data from across our website and ad campaigns.

datr – We allow embedded Facebook posts on our website, within stories. Facebook uses this cookie to identify the browser connecting to Facebook.

fr – We allow embedded Facebook posts on our website, within stories. Facebook uses this cookie to  contain browser and user unique ID combination, used for targeted advertising.

locale – We allow embedded Facebook posts on our website, within stories. Facebook uses this cookie to remember display locale when user logs out, for returning language and location preferences.

lu – We allow embedded Facebook posts on our website, within stories. Facebook uses this cookie to  manage the login process, remembers user on return visit if they choose to stay logged in.

x-src– We allow embedded Facebook posts on our website, within stories. 

TapAd_DID, TapAd_TS – used for cross-device targeted advertising.

VisualDNA cookie collects anonymous information abour users' browsing activity to deliver a tailored online experience, relevant to your interests. To disable this cookie go to http://my.visualdna.com/users/914bce0f-f6d1-412e-b341-c2d42f2a8574

InSkin Media uses cookies to apply frequency capping rules on adverts. This is to prevent users from seeing the same advert multiple times. To disable these cookies go to http://www.inskinmedia.com/privacy-policy/


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