What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of data that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website.We use these to distinguish you from other users and monitor how you use this website so that we can make improvements. Cookies are also used to give you the best user experience, for example by remembering your login details so that you do not have to enter them each time.Some cookies are placed on your device by the third parties we integrate with. These are used to monitor how you use these services and also to target relevant advertising to you when you visit other websites. These third parties are:
- 247NewsAfrica – We use this to keep users signed in
- Google Analytics – We use this to monitor anonymous user performance of this website
- Google DFP – We use this to serve targeted ads on the website
- Facebook – We use this to monitor anonymous user performance of this website
The different types of Cookies we use
Strictly necessary cookies
Are essential in order to enable you to move around this Website and use its features, such as accessing secured areas. Without these cookies services you have asked for cannot be provided.
Collect information about how visitors use a website. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visits to the site and to see how you move around the site when using it, i.e. which pages you go to most often, and if you get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identify individuals. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous; it is only used to improve how the website works.
Allow the website to remember choices you make (such as a username), to improve your experience. The information collected may be anonymised and these cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
How to opt-out of cookies
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. Links to information for the main browsers are set out below:
Please note that deleting all cookies, including essential cookies, may prevent you from accessing certain parts of this website and/or may affect your user experience.
Specific cookie settings
In some instances, you are able to control cookies at an individual level. Links to information for the third-party cookies we integrate with are set out below:
Google DFP – To opt-out please click here
Google Analytics – To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites (not just this one) click here
Facebook – to opt-out please click here and follow the instructions