Cookie Policy


This notice is designed to provide you with more information about how The Chelsea Magazine Company uses cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

How do we use cookies?

We will use session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; keep track of items in your shopping basket; prevent fraud and increase website security. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit and keep track of your preferences in relation to your use of our website.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of the website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

We also use cookies to offer you remarketing opportunities within the Google Adwords remarketing service, and Google Doubleclick. These cookies relate to your browsing history within our own website and other websites you visit. We publish Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on our website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behavior on our website and on the other websites across the web using the DART cookie. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google's Ad Preference Manager, available at: www.google.com/ads/preferences. You can opt out of the Adsense partner network at: http://www.google.com/privacy/ads and out of the Doubleclick cookie using this browser plug in: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin however these opt-out mechanisms use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect if a particular browser you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.

Our advertisers and payment service providers may also send you cookies.

How to control and delete cookies

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information in and obtained from cookies.

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The "Help" function within your browser should tell you how to activate the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.

Alternatively you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information about how to restrict or block cookies on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find information about how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please note that by deleting cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.