We use some services provided by third-party companies that may collect personal information when you use our website (shropshirelive.com).
By visiting shropshirelive.com the following types of cookie may be created and stored on your computer:
- Anonymous analytics cookies
- Social sharing cookies
- Ad serving and management cookies
- Third-party advertising cookies
What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small text files that (depending on your browser settings) are deposited on your computer hard drive when you visit a site and may be sent back to that site when you visit again.
The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website and your location.
Most web browsers are initially set up to accept all cookies, but you may be able to configure your browser to refuse all cookies or to warn you when a cookie is being set. However, some Shropshire Live features and services may not work properly if cookies are disabled.
* Please note that Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Ad serving cookies
We Use Google Adsense – Google Ad Manager to serve our adverts.
The cookie does not collect personal information of any sort, just three ad related parameters to help the ad server:
- It shows what adverts each user has viewed.
- Shows you where the ads were located that the user viewed.
- Limits the number of times a user sees a particular ad.
Third party adverts
Some adverts you see on Shropshire Live are generated by third parties.
Some of these third parties use their own anonymous cookies to track how many people have seen a particular advert or to track how many people have seen it more than once.
The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies, we have no access to read or write these cookies.
Third-party Social Media Cookies
Social sharing, video and other services we offer are run by other companies. These companies may drop cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them.
Facebook’s data use policy; https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other
Cookies on websites we link to
Please note that our business partners or other websites that may be accessible via the s
How to control cookies on your computer
These links explain how you can control cookies via your browser – remember that if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all websites not just this one:
Internet Explorer https://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835 (this page links to further information for different versions of IE the mobile version is at https://www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/howto/wp7/web/changing-privacy-and-other-browser-settings.aspx).
Safari: https://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/5.0/en/9277.html (or https://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677 for mobile versions)