What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on to your computer by websites that you visit. We believe that the use of these tools enables us to provide users with a more meaningful web experience. They are used to make websites work, to improve the efficiency of websites, to enhance the user’s experience and to provide usage information on websites. This information should make your website visits more productive by storing information on your habits and remembering your preferences and any login details, as well as enabling a website to remember you, either by the length of your visit and how you navigate the site (a session cookie, which only exists throughout your visit to the site) or for returning visits (a persistent cookie, which can be stored for up to 2 years).

Our website also uses cookies to target content and marketing messages based on your location or browsing habits.

Types of cookies we use

Essential cookies:

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website, such as those that enable you to use online forms or watch videos. These cookies don’t gather any data about you that could be used for marketing or remembering personal information.

Analytical cookies:

We use Google Analytics to help us improve the way our website works by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily by identifying which pages are visited and if any errors are encountered. The information collected is anonymous and is used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users, and measure how effective our advertising is.

Marketing cookies:

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise your experience and remember your preferences. These cookies also record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information, collected by partners such as Sizmek, to make our website, the advertising displayed on it and the communications sent more relevant to you.

Your web browser can choose whether to accept cookies. Most web browsers are initially set up to accept them as cookies are not dangerous and cannot be used to circulate viruses. By accepting our cookie consent notice and continuing to use this site, you accept our ongoing use of cookies that make advertising and communications more relevant to you and your interests, as well as helping us to improve the site. At any time, you may adjust your web browser settings to refuse cookies. For more information on how to do this please refer to this guide

Third party cookies on our site

The following sites may set their own cookies whilst browsing our site:

Typically, these cookies will be set if you are or have been signed in to the corresponding account and are linked to the use of the social media ‘like’ buttons embedded on our site. The use of these cookies should have been detailed in each platform’s Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policies when you signed up, but for a refresher on these policies please select above.

A full list of cookies on our site can be found below:

Cookie Use How long they persist on your user’s browser,
Google Analytics These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect anonymous information, such as the number of visitors to the web, where visitors have come to the website from and pages visited. Up to 2 years
Google Maps Google set several cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. We have no control over the cookies set by Google, but they include a mixture of personal and anonymised information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users. Up to 2 years
YouTube We embed videos from YouTube on our website. These cookies do not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account. They are used to measure your bandwidth when you watch a video to adjust video settings accordingly, or to track and gather information about when you watch YouTube videos on different websites Up to 8 months

Contacting us

If you have any questions about our Cookie Policy, please contact us on the details below. In order to request information, The Media People hold about you it may be necessary to provide a form of identity verification as part of our ongoing safeguarding measures.

Data Protection Officer

The Media People Ltd

The Colonial Buildings,

59 – 61 Hatton Garden

London

EC1N 8LS

dataprotection@themediapeople.london