A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on your computer’s hard drive if you agree. It may be stored and updated at various times as you access the website. Each time you visit the website, the server may deliver certain customised information to your computer based on the data stored in your cookie. Cookies do not identify people, but rather they are defined themselves by a combination of a computer, a user account, and a browser.
FIRST PARTY COOKIES
To make your experience of using our website, better.
To distinguish you from other users of the website and to tailor the service (including content, advertisements, language, currency) to your preferences or to avoid showing the same adverts repeatedly. This does not allow us to identify you personally as stated above.
Within registration to allow you to access stored information.
To allow you to carry information access pages of our website and avoid having to re-enter information.
To speed up searches.
To compile anonymous aggregated statistics which allow us to understand how users use our website and to help us improve the structure of our website.
To compile and monitor aggregated non-personalised information (such as anonymous statistics related to the take up or use of services, or to patterns of browsing) which allow us to understand how frequently particular pages and advertisements are viewed so that we can determine the most popular areas of the website, and generally to monitor usage of the website.
For system administration.
Certain non-personal information about users is recorded by the standard operation of Gentlemen of the Road’s internet servers. Examples of this type of information include the type of browsers being used, its operating system and the domain names (not e-mail addresses, where possible) of users.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
Third parties including advertising networks, advertisers, third party service providers, third parties providing content plug-ins may use their own cookies.
Cookies from the Twitter domain may be delivered as part of the ‘login via twitter’ button. They originate on Twitter and are used to identify the end user via their Twitter ID.