Cookies policy

This site uses technologies known as cookies to track user behaviour, and help deliver site functionality and advertising. For the purposes of this policy “Cookies” includes cookies, pixels, web beacons and gifs.  This policy sets out how this site uses Cookies and how you can control them. We may change this Cookie Policy at any time. Any changes in this Cookie Policy will become effective when we make the revised Cookie Policy available on or through the Site. Any personal information that we collect through the use of cookies is obtained through transparent notice to you and through your consent. Where applicable, we provide you with the opportunity to opt out.

APL Media will continue to check and monitor our data protection obligations to ensure they are up to date. APL Media will develop and evolve their website, therefore this Policy will adapt to those changes. Please check this page occasionally to ensure that you are aware of any changes.

Please also see our Privacy Policy to understand the other ways in which we use information we collect about you.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text files that are created when you view a website and are stored in the browser of your device. They allow developers to add certain functionality to websites, deliver advertising and track user behaviour to improve services. You can find out more about cookies and how to manage them here: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

WHAT COOKIES DOES THIS SITE USE?

Preference Cookies

These cookies remember your preferences for tools and functionality on the site so that you don’t have to re-set them each time you visit the site. Examples include:

Cookie Settings – remembers that you have accepted the cookie policy in the past so that you do not have to accept each time

Volume – remembers your volume preferences for videos on our site

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies collect anonymised information about your use of the site and the pages you visit, allowing us to see which pages are most popular, as well as general demographics and interest information about visitors to the site. All information gathered is anonymised and aggregated. Staff can’t see the pages which pages individuals have visited, only the number of people that have visited each page, the average time spent and the average number of pages users visit. These cookies assign you with a unique identifier that isn’t connected to any personal information on our systems and cannot be connected by our staff.

This site uses Google Analytics to track your use of the site. More information about the cookies Google Analytics place on your computer can be found here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

Advertising Cookies

We may use advertising cookies to deliver ads that we believe may be of interest to you, to measure and improve the performance of advertising campaigns and to avoid showing you the same ad multiple times. This site uses Google DFP to deliver advertising. More information about the cookies Google DFP places on your device and how to opt out can be found here: https://support.google.com/dfp_premium/answer/2839090?hl=en

We may also place third party advertiser cookies on this site to track when a paid promotion has been viewed or when a link on a paid promotional link is clicked.

Competitions and prize draws

This website uses a third-party service called Gleam to provide competition entry forms. When you enter a competition or prize draw on our site, this service may place cookies on your browser. This is used to track when users have entered previous competitions and prize draws using Gleam, including on other websites outside natgeofood.co.uk. More information about Gleam’s use of cookies can be found here: https://gleam.io/privacy

HOW DO I CONTROL COOKIES?

You may refuse to accept cookies from this Site at any time by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse cookies. You can refuse to accept Flash cookies from this Site using Adobe’s Flash management tools at http://www.adobe.com/security/flashplayer. Further information about the procedure to follow in order to disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. You may wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Site may operate as intended.

You can opt out of Google Analytics for all websites using this tool:
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

You can opt out of advertising cookies from Google’s ad services, including the Google DFP service we use to show you ads on this site, using this tool:
https://www.google.com/settings/ads

You can see which of the most common third party advertising companies have placed a cookie on your device for the purpose of behavioural advertising, as well as turn these cookies on or off, using these tools:
http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices
http://youradchoices.com/control