WHAT ARE COOKIES?
WHAT COOKIES DOES ITV USE?
The cookies on our websites are generally functional and analytical cookies.
A. ANALYTICAL COOKIES
Analytical cookies allow us to recognise and to count the number of visitors to our website, to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it and to record which content users view and are interested in. This helps us to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website. This helps us to improve the service which we offer to you by helping us make sure our users are finding the information they are looking for.
B. FUNCTIONAL COOKIES
Functional cookies relate to the functionality of our websites and allow us to improve the service we offer to you through our website.
C. WHAT FUNCTIONAL AND ANALYTICAL COOKIES DO WE USE?
We have set out below the main functional and analytical cookies that we use:
Distinguish unique users
Throttle the request rate
analytics.js sets the following cookies (name / expiry / description):
_ga - 2 years - Used to distinguish users.
_gat - 10 minutes - Used to throttle request rate.
WHERE CAN I FIND MORE INFORMATION, AND HOW DO I TURN COOKIES OFF OR DELETE COOKIES?
Find out more about cookies including how to disable/enable and delete them by at the following website www.aboutcookies.org.
Generally you can’t delete Flash cookies (also known as local shared objects) with browser controls, but Adobe’s website provides information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies. See http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/disable-local-shared-objects-flash.html for details. Please note that if you disable Flash cookies, you will not be able to play content on the ITV Player.
If you want to delete cookies from the browser on your mobile phone, you will need to refer to your handset manual.