What Are Cookies?
For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
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The Cookies We Set
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- Forms related cookies When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages, newsletter registrations and competition entries cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
Third Party Cookies
- This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
- From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
- As we sell advertising it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site click on banners and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to maximise our advertising effectiveness to continue to be able to produce this free educational resource.
- Several partners advertise with us and may use tracking cookies to see how many of the readers who click on their advert ultimately make a purchase. This enables them to improve their advertisement design and enhance targeting of their campaigns in future.
- We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including but not necessarily limited to – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linked-In, Pinterest, Facebook Messenger – will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually better to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us:
3 Burton St, Peterborough, PE1 5HA, UK
Phone: +44 1733 755 982
Email: lesley-at-skydivemag.com or use form above
Skydive Mag Limited is a company registered in England and Wales at Companies House with company number 06587800, registered office address 3 Burton St, Peterborough, PE1 5HA, UK