Please read the following to learn more about our cookies policy...
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a text file stored on a user's web browser on a computer or any other device when he/she accesses a website. It allows it to identify a user's device and display a website adjusted to his/her preferences. Also, it remembers a website visited and it is recognised when a user returns to the website.
WHAT COOKIES ARE USED FOR?
Cookies are used for adjusting websites content to user's preferences and optimising websites use. They store useful information so as to simplify and improve Internet experience. They are used especially for:
1: Allowing a user to stay logged in on a website (in this case Crowdedbrain.co.uk).
2: Adjusting websites content to user's preferences and optimising websites use; i.e. display a website adjusted to his/her individual needs or creating statistics that help to understand how Service Users use websites which allow to improve their structure and content (Internal Stats/Google Analytics).
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE USED?
There are two types of cookies, namely: persistent cookies and session cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your hard drive for time specified in cookies files parameters or till the moment of removing them by a user manually. Session cookies, on the other hand, are used temporarily and they expire once a website or a browser is closed.
DO COOKIES INCLUDE PERSONAL DATA?
If there is a need of collecting personal information, it is required by data protection laws to inform users about collection of personal data.
In remaining cases, personal data is decoded in a way it is inaccessible for unauthorized persons.
By default, it is possible to place cookies on a browser, however, these settings can be changed in a way to block cookies service or to inform each time about their use. Detailed information about cookies and their service is available in each browser's settings.
COOKIES WE USE
Analytics: Crowdedbrain.co.uk's stats are all gleamed internally, to measure the effectiveness of our website.
We also provide the option for users to share content via the use of share buttons. These buttons can, in some cases, utilise cookies to identify when a user has shared a piece of content and track the popularity of that content.
On the Global News section we provide links to further content which may be of interest.