What are ‘cookies’?
‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store such things as user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a “memory” for the website, enabling it to recognise a user and respond appropriately.
A visit to a page on incahoot.co.uk may generate the following types of cookie:
Anonymous analytics cookies
Third party cookies
Anonymous analytics cookies:
Every time a user visits our website, web analytics software provided by third parties and Incahoot, generates an anonymous analytics cookie.
These cookies can tell us what website you came from last, whether or not you have visited the site before, how long you stay and what pages you look at.
These cookies cannot be used to identify individuals; they are used for anonymous statistical purposes only so we can make our most visited pages better for you.
Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies, and if you don’t, we generate new ones.
Third party cookies
On some pages of incahoot.co.uk, third parties may also set their own anonymous cookies, for the purposes of tracking the success of their application, or customising the application for you. Because of how cookies work, incahoot.co.uk cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used by Incahoot.
For example, when you share a page using a social media sharing button, the social network (i.e. Twitter or Facebook) that has created the button will record that you have done this.
If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:
The IAB has provided the following website to give information specifically about privacy issues around Internet advertising: www.youronlinechoices.com/uk
For further legal information about privacy issues, you may find these links useful:
If you would like to contact us about cookies please contact us