COOKIES: WHAT ARE THEY?
Cookies are tiny data files that are stored on the user’s device whilst the user visits certain websites. The use of this technology is a common practise that does not affect your device (desktop, laptop, smartphone, tablet, etc.) and allow us to deliver a page tailored to you or carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next. Different browsers allow you to refuse the storage of these files and/or delete all cookies previously stored.
Cookies have an important role on some of the functions on our website (such as comments) and allow us to understand how our visitors interact with our website. This allows us to tweak our website in ways to guarantee the best user experience possible.
Mainly Male stores cookies that are use to optimise our performance and user experience of our website, in the terms legally permitted.
Our cookies are not used to store any personal and/or confidential information and help us to collect analytics of the user activity on our website, manage personal preferences, serve relevant and timely information to you and serve ads that are relevant to you.
TYPE OF COOKIES
Our website stores four types of cookies:
- Session cookies: these cookies only exist whilst the user is reading our navigating our website, being usually deleted once the user closes the browser.
- Persistent cookies: these cookies are not essential for our website to work properly but facilitate your experience every time you visit us again. These cookies exist on your computer until a future date or until being deleted by you.
- Third-party cookies: these are installed by third parties with the aim of collecting certain information to carry out various research into behaviour, demographics etc.
Additionally, Mainly Male may integrate pixel tags and/or web beacon pixels. These allow us to understand how you interact with our website. These pixels do no collect any personal data and are used to help us measure the performance of different areas of our website.
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
|_cmpQc3pChkKey||consensu.org||Determines whether the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box. This ensures that the cookie consent box will not be presented again upon re-entry.||HTTP||Session||United Kingdom|
|_cmpQcif3pcsupported||mainlymale.co.uk||Determines whether the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box. This ensures that the cookie consent box will not be presented again upon re-entry.||HTTP||Session||United Kingdom|
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
|_AVESTA_ENVIRONMENT||mc.us12.list-manage.com||The cookie is set when the user subscribes to an email service from MailChimp.||HTTP||Session||United Kingdom|
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously
|History.store||mainlymale.co.uk||Contains an visitor ID – This is used to track visitors’ navigation and interaction on the website for internal website-optimisation.||HTML||Session||United Kingdom|
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across the website. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.
|OAID||ads.mainlymale.co.uk||Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.||HTTP||1 year||United Kingdom|
Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES?
- remove or disable specific locally-stored data on your browser’s settings (you can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent);
- use a browser that can block third-party cookies; or
- install a plug-in to block locally-stored data, if one is available.
Blocking our cookies may affect your experience whilst visiting our website.
Turning off the browser’s cookies will prevent tracking pixels from tracking your specific activity. A tracking pixel may still record an anonymous visit from your IP address, but unique information will not be recorded. If you do not want to receive tracking pixels, you will need to disable HTML images in your browser-based email client, and that may affect your ability to view images in other emails that you receive.
If you are not sure are enabled on your browser, please use a cookie detection tool.
For more information on how to deactivate them on your browser please visit the pages below:
- How to deactivate cookies on: