Cookies

Health Host uses small text files called cookies to help customise your experience. Bellow lines will help you to find out more about cookies and how you can control them.

What are cookies?

The cookies are small text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome) on your computer or 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.

 

How does Health Host use cookies?

A visit to a page on www.health-host.co.uk (Health Host) may generate the following types of cookie: Anonymous analytics cookies, Third party advertising cookies.

Anonymous analytics cookies

Every time a user visits Health Host, web analytics software provided by a third party generates an anonymous analytics cookie. These cookies can tell us whether or not you have visited our website before. This allows us to track how many individual unique users we have, and how often they visit www.health-host.co.uk.

These cookies cannot be used to identify individuals, they are used for statistical purposes only!

Third party advertising cookies

On some pages of the www.health-host.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, Health Host cannot access these cookies.

Example: when you share an article using a sharing button on www.health-host.co.uk, the social network will record that you have shared this.

 

How do I turn cookies off?

It is possible to stop your browser accepting cookies. All browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will be found in the “Preferences” or “Options” menu of your browser.

Cookie settings in browsers:

Chrome

Firefox

Internet Explorer

Safari web and iOS.

 

Useful sites

Microsoft Cookies

All About Cookies

Aboutcookies

The Information Commissioner’s Office

Data Protection Act 1998

Wikipedia

 

Last modified: 28.09.2014, Health Host