What are cookies?
Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies allow websites to distinguish you from other users which can help provide you with a better experience when browsing websites.
The types of cookies used on www.wifelovesbbc.com are set out below, together with instructions of how to prevent cookies being placed on your computer.
If you do prevent cookies from being placed on your computer, you may not be able to use all the features of the www.wifelovesbbc.com website, and the website may not display correctly in your browser.
What cookies does www.wifelovesbbc.com use?
There are four main types of cookie, all of which are used on www.wifelovesbbc.com. These types of cookie are:
Strictly Necessary Cookies.
We use Performance cookies across our websites for internal purposes and to help us provide you with a better user experience. This information shows us how visitors use the website and allows us to improve the site and its different pages.
These cookies allow us to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies are used by www.wifelovesbbc.com and also third parties whose services are provided or used on the website (see below).
These cookies record visits to our website, the individual pages visited and the links followed. If the cookie is set by a third party (such as an advertiser) it may be used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. For example, they may be used to display adverts for our products to you when you visit other websites. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. This type of cookie may also be used to track your movements across different websites.
Some of the types of cookies referred to above may be placed on your computer by third parties with our permission. These third parties include facebook.com, twitter.com, youtube.com, addthis.com, adnxs.com, advertising.com, doubleclick.net, invitemedia.com, xgraph.net, yieldmanager.com, and levexis.com. The third parties either provide services to us or offer features of the website and services to you.
How to prevent cookies?
If you do not want to receive cookies, you can change your browser settings so that it can stop receiving cookies from a particular website. It is also possible to delete cookies which have already been set.
To change these settings, go to the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. The following links may be helpful to learn more about these settings otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your browser for more details.
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