Net Communities uses a number of tools from third party suppliers which also set cookies on websites that we operate on our behalf in order to deliver the services that we require to run our websites effectively.
However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by Net Communities you can do so in your browser settings or by using opt-out services which are detailed below. For more information about how to set your browser cookie restrictions, please refer to your browsers help function.
Please be aware that restricting cookies will seriously restrict the functionality of our websites.
Types of Cookies
The cookies that our websites use can be broken down into 3 distinct categories.
We use a number of tools to help us assess and improve the performance of our websites. In certain circumstances these tools will utilise cookies to anonymously track a users path through our websites. This gives us valuable information to help us improve your user experience.
Sometimes we deploy enhancements to our websites to provide increased functionality using third party services. These enhancements could include providing users with related content both within our sites and via external links. In addition, we provide easy to use share buttons to enable users to quickly share content via social networks. These services can deploy cookies to track content that is relevant to you so we can provide you with a better and more personal service.
Cookies We Use
If you would like more information about the cookies used by ourselves and third party servicess, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their details and individual privacy policies listed below.
|Analytics||Net Communities commonly uses third party analytics services to measure the effectiveness of our websites.Use the following links to review their privacy policies and cookie opt-out procedures:|
Quantcast - http://www.quantcast.com/how-we-do-it/consumer-choice/privacy-policy/ Google Analytics - http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html Chartbeat - http://chartbeat.com/privacy/ comScore - http://www.scorecardresearch.com/privacy.aspx
|Content Sharing||Across our websites, we provide the ability for users to share content across social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Gogole Plus, Pinterest and others through the use of convenient 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.Use the following links to review their privacy policies and cookie opt-out procedures:|
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info Twitter - https://twitter.com/privacy Google+ - http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/terms/ LinkedIn - http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy Digg - http://about.digg.com/privacy StumbleUpon - http://www.stumbleupon.com/privacy Slashdot - http://geek.net/privacy-statement Tynt - http://www.tynt.com/tynt-users-opt-out Disqus - http://docs.disqus.com/help/30/
|Personalised Content||On a lot of content pages, we provide links to related content to provide a better user experience by providing easy access to further content which may be of interest.Use the following links to review their privacy policies and cookie opt-out procedures:|
|Ad serving (targeted)||So we can provide users with adverts for products, services and offers that are more of interest to users, we use targeted advertising services based on a users interests.Use the following links to review their privacy policies and cookie opt-out procedures:|
DoubleClick - http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/index.aspx AOL - http://privacy.aol.co.uk/ Specific Media - http://www.specificmedia.co.uk/privacy.php Yahoo - http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/us/yahoo/adserving/ 24/7 Real Media - http://www.247realmedia.com/EN-US/privacy-policy.html Media Mind - http://www.mediamind.com/Content.aspx?page=privacy_policy MediaPlex - http://www.mediaplex.com/mojo-privacy-statement Kontera -http://www.kontera.com/ad-choices Vibrant - http://imagespacemedia.com/privacypolicy AppNexus - http://appnexus.com/platform-policy SkimLinks - http://skimlinks.com/opt-out
|Ad serving (non-targeted)||We also run adverts on a non-targeted basis. Some of the external tools and ad serving services that we use employ cookies to track the performance and effectiveness of these adverts.Use the following links to review their privacy policies and cookie opt-out procedures:|
PubMatic - http://www.pubmatic.com/opt-out Rubicon - http://www.rubiconproject.com/privacy-policy/ Rocket Fuel - http://rocketfuel.com/privacy-policy Datalogix - https://www.datalogix.com/privacy/ Adjug - http://www.adjug.com/info/privacy.asp [x+1] - http://www.xplusone.com/privacy/ The MIG - http://www.themig.com/en-us/privacy.html Xaxis - http://www.xaxis.com/uk/page/privacy-policy Bizo -http://www.bizo.com/businessProfessionals/privacy_policy All others to add to list - http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
For more information on Cookies, please visit the About Cookies website , www.aboutcookies.org
In addition, for more information about Behavioural advertising, please review the Your Online Choices website at http://www.youronlinechoices.com
This information is correct as of 23rd May 2012