What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device or tablet when you visit our site. It enables the website to remember your activity preferences and collects information about how you use the site, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse. It also allows our site to recognize your device.
Types of Cookies We Use
Our site may use different types of cookies on our websites, including the following.
Essential Cookies are used for the essential operations of our site. They help our site to store information such as user authentication status, IP address, operating system, last page you visited, and website content customization. The site also stores some content on the user’s browser to minimize the use of the internet and provide service in less data transfer.
Functional cookies ensure the proper functioning of the Website. They enhance the functions of the Website such as slow access to user information, low memory utilization and website performance in an unfavorable condition. The website provides a good user experience if these cookies are enabled.
We use a number of partners that may also set cookies on your device on our behalf when you visit our website to allow them to deliver customized advertising within their domains. These websites may use third-party cookies to deliver ads and track ad performance, enable advertising networks that may be relevant to you based on your activities. We have no control over third-party cookies. Some of the major third-party tools that we use are:
We use Google Analytics to get analytical information about our users. Google Analytics set a cookie on your computer or mobile phone. The information generated by the cookie about your activities will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its server. Google will use the gathered information to evaluate your use of the Website, compile reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
Web beacons are small strings of code and they are often used in combination with cookies. They allow a website to transfer or collect information through a graphic image request. They are placed on a website or in an email that is used to monitor the behavior of the user visiting the site or sending the email.
The Sports Rumour may make use of web beacons for gathering information about the number of visitors from a specific location and provide them location-specific services and customized offers.
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Deletion of Cookies
If you do not want cookies to be placed on your device, you can accustom the setting of your browser. If the cookies are already stored on your device, you can press CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE simultaneously to delete them from your computer. If the shortcuts do not work on your browser, don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that our site will not work to its full extent if you delete the cookies.